Lead Game Designer

Play’n GO leads the global Gaming Entertainment industry with an unrivaled ability to play nice with others while supplying cutting-edge casino games and bespoke back-office solutions. Thanks to our ever-passionate creative and technical chops, we keep growing. Are you game?

We are looking for a new team player and lead within Game Design responsible for the management and direction of the Design team. Reporting to the Creative Director, you will be assisting in the creation of all of Play’n Go current and future games.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, Manage and Mentor the Game Design team
  • Travel between studios for employee reviews and team building exercises  
  • Work alongside your Designers in creating the best work from the team and their respective games
  • Take feedback from the Creative Director and manage necessary people & changes to be done on a project.
  • Follow up the expectation set by the Creative Director
  • Responsible for overseeing the current and future design plan proposed by your designers and assure management that it matches or exceeds the quality and entertainment bar, set by Play’n Go
  • Manage and maintain JIRA tasks assigned to the Game Design team
  • Make sure all the necessary game design related task will be done and on time
  • Continuous and clear communication with the other Leads, Designers, Producers  and other stakeholders
  • Guide team members in concepts into new mechanics, gameplay features, math, methodology and player psychology that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Lead the assigned Game Designers and provide all necessary materials for their projects, from concept phase till the final product
  • Ensure training opportunities are available as required by team members.
  • Identify potential problems and work with team members in devise solutions
  • Follow all game development until the release, make sure the Game Designers final product is as good as it is possible and fulfil the expectation
  • Help with the project planning
  • Follow the development on each game design resource and report the status
  • Represent the Game Design Team in the right forum      

Key qualifications:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Game design related experience 
  • A passion for our industry and game design
  • Able to multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines under pressure
  • Detail orientated and quality focused 
  • Excited, passionate, and motivated
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Eagerness to continue learning

Get in here. We need your mojo, your moxie and your beautiful mind. You were made to make a difference and you can do that here. You will be rewarded with challenges. You will thrive in secret and in collaboration. Together, we will amplify enthusiasm, add skillsets and exceed expectations. And quickly. This industry works fast. Are you game? Tell us about your superpowers.  

Apply here: https://talenthub.playngo.com/ Please note that the position will remain open until the right candidate crushes it. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

London, UK

The Gridiron Building, 1 Pancras square, Kings cross
N1C4AG London Directions info@playngo.com

What You Get

You’ll be working in a company that believes in the importance of being comfortable and enjoying the company around them. As well as finding yourself a fulfilling role you’ll also have access to:

Office perks
Great benefit
Social activities
Excellent work-life balance
Amazing office environments
A relaxed and fluid way of working
Personal development programme

Here at Play’n GO we live by the mantra We Are Game…are you?




Who We Want

Everybody is looking for the best and the brightest, but that’s not the only thing we’re about here at Play’n GO. We’re looking for enthusiastic, hardworking people dedicated to reaching new heights and pushing themselves to the next level.

Just as important, we’re looking for the right people to fit into our family here. We want fun-loving, energetic individuals who want to work in an exciting, active environment surrounded by like-minded people.

Sound like you? Of course, it does! Check out our vacancies and find your perfect position today!




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