Senior Game Designer

United Kingdom

Climax Studios is an established leader with a legacy spanning 30 years. Our experience in developing diverse experiences and multiple award-winning titles comes via our talented teams. We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Senior Game Designer to join our dedicated team and contribute to an exciting AAA console title.


  • Platform Adaptation: Demonstrated ability to adapt gameplay features and mechanics from one platform to another, while demonstrating consistency and quality across multiple gaming platforms.
  • Console: Proven track-record designing successful console experiences, displaying an understanding of console gaming challenges and player expectations.
  • UI/UX Design Collaboration: Experience collaborating with UI artists to design new UI/UX elements for enhanced player experiences.
  • Game Engine Proficiency: Experience working with industry-standard game engines, with a preference for Unreal Engine 5.
  • ¬∑Excellent Communication Skills: Your strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for effective collaboration with cross-discipline teams and stakeholders.
  • Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills: A strong ability to identify design challenges and propose creative solutions, coupled with strong analytical skills to evaluate gameplay mechanics.
  • Passion for Innovation: Enthusiasm for creative challenges and a drive to innovate in the field of game design.
  • Third-Person Game Design Experience (Bonus): Previous experience in designing third-person experiences is advantageous.


  • Comprehensive Design Ownership: Take ownership of all design aspects for the project, ensuring adherence to project vision and quality benchmarks.
  • Collaborative Development: Work closely with team members and stakeholders throughout the game's development lifecycle, fostering a collaborative environment to achieve project goals.
  • Documentation Management: Create and maintain clear and concise documentation for all design features, ensuring alignment with project objectives and facilitating effective communication within the team
  • Feedback Integration: Actively participate in design reviews and playtesting sessions, integrating feedback to refine gameplay mechanics and enhance player experience.
  • Adherence to Best Practices: Uphold industry best practices and standards in game design, contributing to the overall quality and success of the project.
  • Self-Motivation and Team Collaboration: Demonstrate self-motivation and initiative while effectively collaborating within a dynamic and creative team environment.


  • Excellent holiday package
  • Regular social events
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression
  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops
  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Eye-Care Vouchers


  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Role Information: EN

Studio: Climax Studios

Location: Europe, United Kingdom, Portsmouth

Area of Work: Game Development

Service: Create

Employment Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time, Remote

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