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Company Name:
Gameloft
Location:
Auckland, All
Country:
New Zealand
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
iOS
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Game Designer Lead

GAMELOFT, present in 30 countries in Europe, North America and Asia (6,000 people), a leading international developer and publisher of video games, is seeking for a talented Lead Game Designer!

This position is located in Auckland New Zealand.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

The role of a Game Designer is to develop new innovative game concepts mainly for iPhone. The designer's responsibility is to make important contributions to the design quality of large-scale projects. Also, the specifications relative to game concept and creation must be defined, while working closely with artists and developers.


Main tasks:

  •  Conceptualization and in-depth development of the game;
  •  Documentation, script writer, level-design, level-scripting, data entry, game balancing, integration of multimedia elements (texts, images, sounds and videos).


Secondary tasks:

  • Maintain a strong communication with the different department leads (Producers, creative directors, art directors, technical directors);
  • Keep updated all documents of the project and maintain regular updates of all design aspects of the game for an overall quality;
  • Develop prototypes and explore new game ideas. Research and development, participate to market studies and propose new game concepts/ideas.


Skills :

  • Essential: Degree or work experince in Computer science, multimedia, computer graphics, video games.
  • Asset: Experience in a video game company as a game or level designer.
  • Asset: Experience on the following platform: iPhone.
  • Essential: Experience in game creation. At least one of the following choices:
  • Professional game;
  • Personal projects (college, game school, home-made, etc.);
  • Level-design and/or MOD (Quake, Unreal, Warcraft, Half-Life, etc.);
  • Essential: Experience with creation tools (Flash, Blitz, Virtools, GameMaker, etc.);
  • Essential: Good experience with multimedia software (Office, Adobe, Macromedia).
  • Essential: from business level to native level in English
  • 5+ years industry experience


Profile :

  • Passion for video games. Handheld games are a must.
  • Good understanding of 'scripting' and/or basic computer programming.
  • Communicate ideas with ease (oral and written), professional and autodidact.
  • Able to work under pressure and open to do come occasional over-time.
  • Open-spirit and love team-working.
  • Have a strong imagination!

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