Gameloft Brisbane, part of the global Gameloft family, opened in 2014 and
since then has released Zombie Anarchy, Ballistic Baseball, My Little Pony:
Mane Merge, and multi-award-winning The Oregon Trail™. In 2022, Gameloft
Brisbane was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘Studio of the Year' at
the Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs).
We believe the keys to success are a great studio culture and finding a
balance in everything we do, whether it's working with great people on
exciting projects or enjoying the incredible lifestyle of Queensland
Flexible work model
Learning and development programs
Private Health Insurance and fitness subsidies
Relaxation space and massage chair
Access to employee mental health assistance
Additional leave including birthday, Christmas and women's health leave
Free coffee from a commercial espresso machine, daily snacks and light
Social Friday drinks with friendly game tournaments
Spectacular roof-top terrace with river views and a game room
Referral program with generous bonuses
Awesome Gameloft-themed merch
Studio Mascot - Mr Hendricks, our friendly Dachshund who protects our
Gameloft Australia in Brisbane is seeking a passionate Lead Designer to join
our professional team and deliver fresh experiences for players. We are
currently working with international IPs and you will have the opportunity to
work on PC and console projects, which offer development challenges across a
wide spectrum, presenting unique opportunities for developers from all
Being a Lead Designer at Gameloft means more than designing games. We have to
understand the experience we want to create for players, and then design the
game features or changes required to bring this experience into reality.
From prototyping new concepts to balancing gameplay, designing systems, or
crafting ground-breaking mechanics, your work will have the potential to
inspire gamers and designers for years to come.
Comprehensive design sensibilities, problem-solving, agile execution, and
considered communication are our tools of the trade as we strive to bring new
experiences to our audience.
This Lead role will require you to:
Be responsible for guiding the team's creative direction and providing
mentoring to help individual team members grow and develop their skills.
Actively work as part of a team, collaborating with all disciplines to
gather input to craft the best concepts and realise compelling gameplay
Ideate and champion a vision bringing clarity to the teams as to what the
goals are and why
Craft design documentation for presentation to both internal and external
Thrive in an environment that values rapid prototyping and pitching, you
will be generating ideas while recognising that great ideas can come from
anyone, with a professional maturity to let go of the ideas that don't
Bring the hands-on experience to the role and not shy away from getting
stuck in, to craft prototypes and refine gameplay experiences, getting to
the essence of why a mechanic is fun and memorable.
Embody an agile mindset, understanding the need for iterative design and
being adept at breaking down high-level design concepts into achievable
goals based on the core value.
A seasoned game designer; with 6+ years shipping titles in design roles,
with at least one or more successful AAA / global titles in a lead
position across multiple platforms including mobile; A natural mentor; you
can motivate and support other designers, guiding them towards success.
A leader, capable of growing and managing a creative group of people in a
A strong communicator; your verbal and written communications are precise
and unambiguous; your best work comes from collaboration and you believe
that excellence comes from dynamic communication throughout the design
A design virtuoso; you concisely articulate and envision game concepts,
analysing and ruminating mechanics with balance; you're fluent in
prevalent game systems and mechanics but have the critical thinking skills
to know when it's time to try something novel.
A gamer; you are passionate about games with a wide breadth of game
knowledge that you've enjoyed, and you easily identify and explain a
game's strengths and weaknesses.
We can't wait to find our next great talent!
If you want to join a team that values its people and makes really cool games,
we want to hear from you! You can learn more about what it's like to work at
Gameloft by clicking on the video below.
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below, please include a cover
letter and resume. For a confidential discussion about this role please
contact the talent team at [email protected].
Gameloft Brisbane is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment.