Senior Game Designer

Senior Game Designer

Wushu Studios is looking for a talented and energetic Senior Game Designer to drive innovation and excellence in our games in development. This is a highly collaborative role so partnering with leads from other disciplines is crucial. As the go-to person for defining and implementing complex content into the game, you’ll exercise control over the fundamentals of what makes our games fun.

Reach out to us at careers@wushustudios.com to learn more about this exciting role!

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with all internal teams from art and design to engineering to help define the direction and vision of our titles
  • Apply a strong dose of imagination to create fun and thrilling new experiences to delight players
  • Define and develop game features from prototype to shipping quality using Unreal Engine 4
  • Continuously provide feedback to other members of the team
  • Create easy-to-digest design documents

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Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in game design or similar role
  • Experience with at least one gameplay engine such as Unreal Engine or Unity
  • An understanding of what makes good gameplay: movement, animation, control, cameras, user interface and a feel for the secret sauce that binds all these together
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills and experience to rapidly iterate ideas and turn around feedback
  • Familiarity with modern video game trends, gamer psychology, game mechanics and how to apply these in a production environment

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Desirables
  • Strong knowledge of logic and one or more visual scripting languages (i.e., Blueprint, XML, Lua)
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4
  • Expertise in one or more of the following: AI, animation, tools, gameplay, UX, UI, gameplay monetization
  • Experience in Maya or other 3D packages

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Perks & Benefits

These are just some of many offered by Wushu Studios.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Anti-Crunch Ethos
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Branded Merchandise
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Socials Events, Project Launch/Wrap Parties
  • Charity Events

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About Us

Founded in 2017 by a group of industry veterans, we are a highly experienced and professional team of developers with a shared passion for video games. Nestled in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter, our stylish studio is situated close to hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a stone’s throw from Lime Street station, connecting us with the rest of the country.