Senior World Designer

United States

Closing in 5 days

Company Description

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 Australia.

We're setting our sights on an exciting new direction in game development, embracing the challenges and opportunities of cross-platform innovation. As pioneers in leading Brisbane's game development landscape, we're dedicated to crafting immersive experiences that transcend traditional boundaries and engage players across diverse platforms. As we venture into this exciting phase, we're also expanding our talented team to bring to life a range of unannounced projects.

Job Description

As a Senior World Designer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the narrative elements of our projects, working closely with the Lead Designer and Creative Director. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including writers, game designers, artists, and developers, to create compelling storylines and characters that resonate with our audience. This role requires a deep understanding of storytelling techniques, a passion for interactive media, and the ability to lead and mentor junior team members. This is an incredible opportunity to build and support an innovative, high- quality gaming experience for millions of players and engaged fans around the world.

  • Drive the development of narrative concepts, themes, and story arcs for our projects, ensuring they align with the overall creative vision and objectives.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate narrative elements seamlessly into the overall design, gameplay mechanics, and visual aesthetics.
  • Create complex and relatable characters with distinct personalities, motivations, and arcs that resonate with the target audience.
  • Develop rich and immersive settings that enhance the player's experience and contribute to the overall narrative.
  • Write and edit scripts, dialogue, and other narrative content, ensuring consistency in tone, style, and voice.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior narrative designers, fostering their growth and development within the team.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and emerging narrative techniques, and implement innovative storytelling methods to elevate our projects.
  • Give and receive constructive feedback to refine and enhance narrative elements throughout the development process.
  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Creative Writing, Game Design, or a related field and or the equivalent in experience.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering high-quality narrative content for commercial projects.
  • F2P mobile, live service and premium-priced console/PC game development experience are all valuable.
  • Ability to communicate feedback to development teams.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic team player comfortable working within a fast- moving, multi-disciplinary team in a senior role.
  • Passionate about games, design, and technology - with a forward-thinking approach.
  • Additional Information
  • 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 a light breakfast
  • 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 studio
  • Job details


    Senior World Designer




    United States


    November 12, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 12, 2023

    Job type



    ML, AI, Data Science

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