Junior Game Designer 

 XR Games is an award-nominated games studio based in Leeds, UK. We make console and mobile games, have a specialism in VR / AR game production, and make non-VR games too. Our core business involves licensing existing IP, specifically movie brands, but we also make original product in-house on a work-for-hire basis. 

 

We require a junior game designer who will report to the Head of Game Design. The role involves significant responsibility in design and production. It is a creative role.

 

Key skills include:

  • Level design - maximising the value and variety of player experience

  • Verbal, visual and written communication - talk with the team; create and deliver slide presentations; write design documents for team and client communications

  • Ideation and concept creation - continually generate ideas and development directions

 

Plusses include:

  • Experience using Unity

  • Interest and experience of Mixed Reality technology games

  • Understanding and experience of UX design, especially in VR

  • Knowledge of gameplay styles on different platforms including mobile, console, PC and paper

  • Storytelling ability, especially in dialogue form

  • Understanding of programming basics and mathematics

  • An understanding of video game history

The role requires the applicant to live in / relocate to Leeds, or within commuting distance. You must be eligible to work within the UK. User testing will inform iterative development, and will require work with children. 

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