Date: 11/10/16

Today we looked at job roles that could suit us within the future and if we would want to apply for those, would the location effect us and would we be willing to move to the location.

After looking at the jobs that i found suited me i discovered that the majority of high paying jobs where located within London this sparked the conversation of if we would be willing to move fortunately have family that i could move in with at allow rate of pay which is only a small distance from the centre of London. After discussing the location we looked at vacancies to live in and how this would effect pay.

Once we had looked at where we would be living and the financial requirements needed we had a look at the job role that I was interested in, which was a game designer role. the class examined the skills needed and compared their skills to the Game Designer role. Once we completed the task we learnt that we would have to learn more skills to apply for the job but this could become a reality within a couple years.

Job Role:

Game Designer – Unity | iOS | Android

Salary paying up to £40,000 + Benefits

Games Designer needed to join a tight-knit team of developers and designers in an award-winning digital start up in London. You will be responsible for developing interactive digital and real world experiences on mobile.

With a real grasp on the IoT space, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation which is rapidly growing.

Responsibilities
*Set the direction of the game design for the game reporting to the Head of Product
*Collaborate with a team of product designers to combine the physical product with the digital world
*Collaborate with a team of developers to deliver the experience
*Apply your knowledge to design not only the game, but the product with the best fit to its target audience
*Analyse the performance of your game and player’s behaviour to improve KPI metrics and achieve extraordinary results
*Design complex yet simple to understand systems for a game, which should easily fit in the global picture and compliment the game
*Create a natural challenging progression and rewarding experience for the player
*Lead UX design for the game, ensuring perfect usability for every part of a game
*Transform high-level ideas into detailed around well thought-out concepts and execute their implementation from top to bottom
Skills
*Passion for game design but you can build products and experiences
*Design excellent mobile games for iOS and Android using Unity
*Minimum of 3 years’ experience in designing games with 1 published title
*Extended knowledge of Unity to create both 2D and 3D games
*Bachelor’s Degree in Video Game Design, Interaction Design or equivalent
*Game design experience with an eye for details
*Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
*Excellent communication skills to illustrate ideas and concepts
Bonus Points
*Experience scripting in Unity
*Experience in 3D modelling software
*Traditional art skills
*Experience in defining key metrics to inform product and design decisions
*Gamer at heart

Salary paying up to £40,000 + Benefits

For the opportunity to join an award winning team focusing on improving Children’s education using the latest software in IoT.

If you think you could fit into the team and would like to know more please contact Alix Trought on at ISL or apply online to take the next step in your career!

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