Senior Designer

Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 116965

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

We are EA

 

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

 

The Challenge Ahead

 

Ghost is looking for an experienced Senior Designer to join the studio and help spearhead the direction and feel of our next title. Mentoring junior designers and guiding development in line with key franchise pillars and game vision. You will represent and strive to create the best possible experience for our players, across key areas of the game.

 

What a Senior Designer does at EA:

 

  • Partner with the Creative Director to implement game vision
  • Spearhead the design of key areas of the game 
  • Guide and mentor designers towards solutions that have a foundation in the project pillars 
  • Create and maintain documentation of design solutions 
  • Develop and review new content and systems 
  • Keep abreast of design trends  
  • Articulate design choices in terms of the player experience 
  • Create fun and accessible systems that lead to high engagement 

 

A Senior Designer needs:

 

  • Relevant education and diploma (Game Design, Computer Science, engineering etc) 
  • 2 + years in a senior creative role on AAA development 
  • Proven ability to create game concepts 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members from different locations and different disciplines 
  • Excellent documentation skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Open minded and willing to adapt and iterate designs 
  • Proven ability to seek and demonstrate clear decision making 

 

Ideally you will have worked directly on features or titles that included: 

 

  • An open world 
  • Vehicles 
  • Robust economies and progression systems 
  • Co-op gameplay 

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

 

At Ghost we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the years since the studio was founded. In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every month and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and also provide our employees with pension; ITP 1 or ITP 2.

 

More about our location

 

Ghost Games is a new EA studio located on the west coast of Sweden. Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city with a population of about 1 million people. This charming location was chosen because of the plethora of highly talented game developers that can be found in this part of Sweden and its southern regions. Founded on the core principles of excellence, fun and respect, Ghost is working to create a world-class team of developers and an exceptional working environment, and to build the next big thing in AAA gaming.

 

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2018-02-19 08:00:00.0

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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