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Experienced Game Designer [Black Budget]



The job is for a Game Designer for a new unannounced IP being developed by the Amsterdam studio of PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS. The responsibilities include designing gameplay features, communicating design work, translating high-level vision into functional gameplay features, iterating on features based on playtests and feedback, planning feature work with the producer, designing for various areas of the game, contributing to improving the development pipeline, and creating an awesome player experience. The ideal candidate should have some years of gameplay design experience, experience designing core gameplay mechanics, fluency in English, passion for game development and design, and experience working on first or third-person shooter games. The company offers a competitive salary, health insurance allowance, paid time off, relocation package, pension scheme, commuter allowance, snacks and drinks, free gym facility, and assistance with visas and 30% ruling applications. The company values diversity and inclusivity and welcomes applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions, and ages.

Job description

We are PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, the global battle royale phenomenon! Since the release of our flagship title in 2017 we have become one of the highest selling video games of all time with over 70 million copies sold – that’s a lot of Chicken Dinners!   

We are headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and sit within the KRAFTON, Inc. corporation. Here in Amsterdam, we are now working on a brand-new IP as the lead development studio. We’re incredibly excited about the project and can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on.

As Game Designer you will be responsible for designing gameplay features from concept to final polish on our brand-new unannounced IP.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Clearly communicate your design work through documents, presentations, and functional prototypes.
  • Translate the high-level vision into functional and engaging gameplay features.
  • Follow up on playtests and feedback to iterate on the features.
  • Plan the feature work together with the producer to fit within an agile development environment.
  • Design for CCC, Ai, combat, environmental interactions, and all other areas of the game.
  • Contribute to improving the development pipeline and coordination with all other teams.
  • Create an awesome player experience and help us achieve our gameplay goals.

What we’re ideally looking for:

  • Some years of gameplay design experience
  • Experience designing the core gameplay mechanics of a game
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Passionate about game development and game design in particular
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA title
  • Experience working on first person or third person shooters games

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An allowance to cover the Dutch mandatory health insurance
  • 25 paid + 4 extra paid working days off a year
  • Relocation package
  • Pension scheme
  • A commuter allowance
  • A range of snacks & drinks
  • Free gym facility in our office building
  • Full assistance with visas and the 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible

More about our Amsterdam office…

Our office is situated in the Amsterdam Arena area, a buzzing business hub in the southeastern part of the city. Accommodating some of the world’s largest and most exciting companies, the area also transforms at night into a popular social destination. Not far from our office, you’ll find iconic venues such as the Ziggo Dome, Heineken Music Hall and Johan Cruijff Arena – home of Ajax Football Club.

Our Amsterdam team reflects the city’s diverse look and feel. Being mainly expats, we currently represent more than 20 different nationalities – and we are still growing and adding to our team.

We welcome all applications!

We are proud to have such a multicultural environment and we strive to create a safe, inclusive and harmonious atmosphere for everyone to thrive in. We invite applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions and ages.

Location: Amsterdam

Country: Netherlands

Date found: 2023-03-17

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