A large dev house has an exciting job opportunity for a Software Game Designer to join their team in Cape Town . They are looking for an experienced Software Game Designer driven by a desire to develop interactive products using existing technologies in a novel way.
You will need to be flexible and able to apply your skills to work on a wide variety of projects in a very fast-paced environment.
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Your key job responsibilities as the Software Game Designer in Johannesburg will include :
Provide strategic leadership to game development, taking responsibility for devising and executing tactics to achieve game objectives
Ensure we set ourselves up for success when starting a new project, including methodical project planning, scoping, budget creation and holding kick-off meetings
Lead project planning and review; proactively manage game development projects day-to-day so you can swiftly identify and overcome roadblocks
Source and manage external suppliers, including carefully managing budgets with them and holding them to account on the quality and timeliness of their deliverables
Own playtesting, including developing our methodology and resources as well as ensuring these happen as needed by the product team
Requirements for this Software Game Designer job in Johannesburg :
At least 4 years’ relevant experience
Shipped multiple commercially successful games with technical components in a Producer / Senior Producer role
Have worked on / familiar with AR / VR or mixed-reality games
Must be passionate about play and games of all types including board games, physical games, mobile games, console game, retro games, etc.
Worked in fast-growth or early-stage businesses
Worked in multi-disciplinary teams and understand how to manage different ways of working