We are seeking an experienced simulation/management game designer to join our team and lead the design of an exciting and ambitious title.
Who are Mediatonic?
We’re a team of over 100 exceptionally talented and seriously hardworking people who devote their careers to crafting awesome original games.
We produce around three new titles every year and deliver them to millions of players with backing from the UK’s top industry veterans and carefully selected partners.
We love to try new things; and so you’ll find our games on Smartphones, Console and PC platforms being enjoyed all over the world.
As we push towards ever more ambitious and high-quality titles we are looking for the finest talents in the games industry to come and join us on our quest.
As a Senior Simulation Designer you’ll lead the design and execution of a sim focused project, developing and maintaining a clear creative vision alongside the other designers and the Creative Director.
You’ll be expected to manage small teams in focused prototypes to prove out initial visions, and hold responsibility for delivering full documentation during pre-production – in addition to working with other discipline leads in delivering a vertical slice that will set the guiding principles for the final product.
You will be the primary publisher contact on design matters, articulately defending decisions during development, forging a working relationship that will ensure a project remains on track, and presenting the studio in a professional manner at all times.
You will be able to mentor more junior designers and work collaboratively across the team to ensure the best possible ideas are stress-tested and realised in-game. Ultimately - your intuition, borne out of experience, will help guide a project from conception to release and beyond.
Lead the creation of full game design documentation for assigned projects
Have a strong understanding of simulation-focused design across all phases of development, you should be able to:
We are seeking an experienced game designer who can jump in and immediately get their hands dirty. Ideally, you should have:
It is important to note that this role will predominantly focus on a management and simulation titles – it is vital that you have a clear passion, understanding, and experience in developing these games.
We would view an applicant having experience specifically on a ‘Sims’ title or similar Lifestyle/Social simulation as incredibly beneficial.