Senior Games Designer Job Description

DESIGN_BANNER_small_with_boarderWhen the time comes to hire a new senior games designer, creating a job description is your first port of call because once you’ve created this, you’ll have a good idea of where your new employee will fit into your team and what they’ll be expected to do.

To help you out, on this page we’ve created a senior games designer job description which you can use as a template for your next vacancy.

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Senior Games Designer


  • Act as one of the lead game designers for a highly successful studio
  • Review current game designs
  • Act as the champion of quality across the department
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Collaborate with a team of senior game designers to design, tune, implement and balance game experience
  • Analyse live game data
  • Remain current on industry trends including new game genres and designs
  • Develop and maintain design documentation, including mechanics, story and guidelines
  • Work closely with product managers and producers to design and prototype new gameplay
  • Collaborate with artists and animators to create unique environments and levels


Key Skills/Experience:

  • At least five years of experience in a games designer role
  • Extensive experience of balancing complex game systems
  • Passion for mobile social gaming
  • Strong working knowledge of level design and UI/UX
  • Previous experience with an AAA title would be a bonus
  • A genuine passion for games
  • A diverse, high quality portfolio
  • Experience with multiplayer games and game reward systems
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • At least one completed title
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in an Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Experience with Facebook and Twitter integration in applications
  • Knowledge of the free-to-play business model and knowledge of social casino games would be a bonus