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Lead Designer (World of Tanks PC)

Minsk, Belarus
Game Design & User Experience
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Wargaming is looking to hire a Lead Designer for our World of Tanks PC development studio in Minsk. In this role, you will be part of the World of Tanks PC development team, focused on game design, the growth of the design team, and work on upcoming game features. You will focus on understanding and dealing with scope control to meet the conflicting desires of design improvement, as well as player base retention, and publishing revenue requirements.

What you will do:

  • Provide leadership for and mentor the design team, use their potential to create the best-on-market design team
  • Bring the project vision to the team, explain all the aspects and reasons and break it down into actionable items
  • Supervise project development and review the features together with management to ensure its quality and that goals are met
  • Work together with the team to identify and fix problems in game design, design team pipelines and processes
  • Coordinate, evaluate and react to feedback from key stakeholders and focus tests
  • Communicate design decisions and reasons for them to upper management, producers and the team

Requirements:

Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a lead designer role or higher, with at least one shipped AAA product; experience with core action games strongly preferred
  • 6+ years’ experience in the gaming industry as a designer
  • Experience in level design or game balance is a plus
  • Experience with free-to-play titles and management of KPIs for these titles is strongly preferred
  • Experience managing a design team and nurturing their talent is a must
  • Experience working on ‘live’ games and assets

Skills:

  • Passion and knowledge of games, with a deep understanding of the industry and its trends
  • Excellent understanding of all aspect of game design and game development in all cycles
  • Ability to evaluate gameplay quality, take a product vision and break it into actionable design items and follow up on it
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively as a mediator between development disciplines, external teams and upper management
  • Ability to mentor and teach designers, grow their talent and show them how to become better
  • Ability to define and keep improving design pipelines and processes in all their aspects
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to work in multilingual team; knowledge of Russian language is big plus
  • Great leadership qualities with focus on high moral of the team
  • Good understanding of World of Tanks PC

Desirable:

  • Experience playing World of Tanks and other Wargaming products (World of Warships, World of Warplanes)

To apply, please send your resume to cv_job@wargaming.net .

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