Lead Game Designer

Posted on: 16th May 2023

About the Studio

Are you curious about the possibilities the metaverse and Web3 might bring? Look no further: you are first in line to join the ranks of a fledgling, innovative new studio that aims to bridge the gap between social experiences and gaming.

Founded by one of the most groundbreaking, relevant digital artists in the United Kingdom, this new video game company is creating an exciting browser-based game. Inspired by JRPGs, cyberpunk, and blockchain technology, this game’s hub will not only take you to thrilling, addictive activities with your friends but also introduce you to new ways of holding and creating digital properties.

Responsibilities and Requirements

As Lead Game Designer, you will lead and inspire a best-in-class design team to craft the most unforgettable, profound, and worthwhile experiences in the studio’s new MMORPG. You will own the game’s architecture, systems, economy, combat, etc.

  • Working closely with the founding team to transform their creative vision into deliverables
  • Deeply involved in the creation of game designs, design processes, pipelines, and discipline
  • Building and leading a highly talented design team, evangelising multiple areas of game design
  • Working with the game development team to create highly engaging and high-performing features
  • Give constructive critique on the quality of the gameplay and visions

About You

  • Experience leading the design of a AAA or highly successful title, evangelising best practices and scalable processes
  • Deep experience in creating new features and driving a design team
  • Experience in guiding a multi-disciplinary team
  • Exposure to economy design
  • MMO/RPG design experience

Benefits and Perks

Although this is a fully remote role, it still has all the benefits you would expect in an on-location job.

  • Working with best-in-class design enthusiasts, pixel art aficionados, nostalgic gamers, world builders, anti-conformists, vaporwave fanatics, video game historians, lore masters, speed runners, easter egg hunters, modders, code wizards, database gurus, and hackers.
  • Work from anywhere (100% remote)
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks

About Us

At Haptic, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams.

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers.

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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