LEAD VR DESIGNER

The Role

Pixel Toys is looking for an exceptional Lead Designer to guide development of our big license FPS VR title.

Do you have experience leading and motivating teams to build outstanding FPS / Action titles within a supportive environment? Are you passionate about delivering world class entertainment and creating captivating action and narrative experiences for our players? If the answer to all these things is ‘yes’, then we’d love to hear from you.

Simply fill out the form on our website, send us your CV and any examples of your past work or portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the overall game design and quality of our high-end VR FPS
  • Champion the game vision and target user needs, ensuring all elements developed by the team contribute to player satisfaction and enjoyment
  • Actively participate in the decision-making process with management and oversee the necessary adjustments to ensure that the game design meets expectations
  • Set priorities and tasks for the design team and ensure delivery to a high standard
  • Think ahead to prepare solutions ahead of time and build systems with a high degree of tunability 
  • Be responsible for providing clear and structured design documentation and ensuring this is understood by the team
  • Proactively communicate design information and updates to the team
  • Support the overall planning of the project
  • Work closely with the other discipline leads
  • Own the playtesting process to help refine the quality of the experience for players.

About You:

  • Multiple years of game industry experience in a leadership capacity
  • A strong passion and ambition for building incredible games and motivating teams
  • Experience working on high-end narrative FPS / Action titles
  • Well versed in all areas of AAA game design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (e.g. clear, open, convincing, and inspiring) 
  • Unity experience (direct implementation experience a plus)
  • Comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience building FPS VR games
  • Systems design and balancing experience
  • Level design skills
  • Unity scripting / C# skills
  • A track record of motivating teams to outperform
  • Ability to investigate and to introduce new techniques and methodologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • Staff training and development
  • Quarterly Wellness days (On-site massages, Yoga & nutritionally balanced
    snacks and health foods)
  • Flexi-time working hours
  • 25 days holiday + additional duvet/loyalty holiday days
  • Monthly socials and twice-yearly whole company events
  • Private Medical and Death In Service Insurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • A warm, modern office environment – tea, coffee, fruit and soft drinks all provided
  • Get the weekend started early with beverages and banter every Friday
  • And a chance to shape and grow and benefit from the future of Pixel Toys
Job Category: Game Design Leadership VR
Job Type: Full Time

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