Senior Game Designer

Ubisoft

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Ubisoft, an industry leading developer of video games offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.

Are you serious about fun? Do you consistently seek out learning opportunities and aim to beat your high score? Are you open to new ideas, perspectives and cultures and believe that it takes a world to build a world? At Ubisoft, you’ll work alongside passionate and talented teams who are imagining the future of entertainment. Our team in Kiev, together with teams from multiple foreign Ubisoft studios, contributes to delivering PC and next-gen experiences for some of the most famous AAA Ubisoft titles.

Job Description

As a Senior Game Designer, you will be responsible for the entire feature lifecycle, from concept/prototype all the way through to release and frequent post-launch updates. You will be also responsible for the development of game systems, controls and interfaces in order to bring the vision of the Producer into a playable experience. 

Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch, prototype, balance and playtest features, overseeing them from concept to final implementation, ensuring the highest level of quality in everything you own;
  • Take ownership over a large, complex system and make plans for how to implement it within the game while balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders (Programming, Animation, AI, Level Design, Narrative, and others) and driving development towards the vision laid out by the Producer;
  • Create, standardize and maintain design documentation, including feature specification and implementation guidelines, considering the project stage;
  • Produce and oversee global PC UX/UI flow with detailed requirements, adapting it to the changing needs;
  • Create game systems that answer the needs of the Producer with regard to the targeted experience for the player, while observing the production directives of the game.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years in a designer role in the video games industry with at least 2 shipped projects;
  • An understanding of game flow and scripting, knowledge of prototyping software;
  • Ability to mentor and transfer knowledge to other designers;
  • Ability to work independently and produce excellent results despite technical limitations and time constraints
  • Experience in working in a team in a fast-paced, iterative and agile professional environment
  • Fluent in English.

Personal qualities:

  • Problem-solving and open-minded;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change;
  • Strong leadership skills, autonomous and proactive attitude, results-oriented;
  • Sense of initiative, attention to details;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • Updating job knowledge proactively;
  • Capacity to produce efficient software design.

Additional Information

Ubisoft offers:

  • International AAA game projects
  • Access to cutting-edge hardware
  • Experience using hottest internally developed game engines
  • Proficient and fun-to-work-with colleagues
  • Opportunity to travel abroad
  • Medical / Life insurance
  • English / French courses
  • Long-term employment with 20 working-days paid vacation

If you want to see your name in credits of Ubisoft’s games. Excited by the idea of communicating with IT professionals from all over the world. Passionate about technology and video games.

Ubisoft Kiev has an opportunity for you!

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