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Senior Designer - Dundee, UK

Video Games - Software Engineering
Ref: 409 Date Posted: Tuesday 15 Jun 2021
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Join YoYo Games as they launch Opera's new gaming division and help shape the future of game development!

You will help to bring the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality. Using state of the art technologies we have a passion for making games development accessible to the masses. YoYo/Opera focus on breaking down the barriers to entry and allowing anyone to make high quality products that can be distributed to a wide variety of game stores.

Made by game developers, for game developers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Guide the team in translating the overall vision into implemented functionality.
  • Responsible for designing new features, including GUI, feature integration into an existing tool, and making sure features are fully delivered to the highest quality.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of comprehensive and detailed design documentation.
  • Work with large amounts of data and be able to understand and smartly apply the results to drive the product design.
  • Contribute to the creation and continuous development of processes and pipelines.
  • Work cross functionally with Producer, other members, and management to ensure scope and milestones are met.
  • Manage and mentor more Junior members of the design team.
  • Contribute in the recruiting process and development resource

 

Requirements:

  • Completed multiple commercially successful projects
  • Experience on core systems design, seeing those designs through to execution, and ongoing support / development.
  • UX design and testing
  • Experience with a variety of games development tools and editors(Unity, Unreal, etc).
  • Extensive experience analysing complex sets of data
  • Ability to work well independently and to work in multiple disciplines teams.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience
  • GameMaker Studio 2 experience

 

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