Shiro Games

Shiro Games is an independent video game development studio based in Bordeaux, France. Our team is made of talented and passionate developers who strive for excellence and are brave enough to make bold decisions on a daily basis. We're always looking for more great people with good hearts, a will to take on any challenge and the ability to bring a new perspective that will make Shiro Games an even better studio.

Career

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Senior Game Designer

Apply : jobs@shirogames.com

Shiro Games are the creators of the tactical RPG Wartales, the 4X Dune : Spice Wars and the multi million seller Northgard.

We are an independent video game development studio based in Bordeaux, France. Since 2012, we have created games with small development teams but we don’t forget our roots : work fast and never crunch.

Our team is made of talented and passionate developers who strive for excellence and are brave enough to make bold decisions on a daily basis. We’re always looking for more great people with good hearts, a will to take on any challenge and the ability to bring a new perspective that will make Shiro Games an even better studio.

We are now looking for a talented and experienced game designer to work on an unannounced sci-fi multiplayer game that the whole team is excited about.

Requirements

  • Create the game design documents in close collaboration with the Creative Director and explain and enrich them through interactions with developers and artists
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working with design and technical constraints
  • Practice iterative design techniques to integrate player feedback and playtest data
  • Identify challenges with gameplay mechanics, game content, workflow processes and find creative solutions with the player’s needs firmly in mind to ensure anything developed by the team contributes to an engaging player experience

Desired skills

  • At least 3+ years in a Game Designer role with at least one shipped title
  • Extensive content and systems design relevant experience
  • Ability to create meaningful systems and impactful related content
  • Creative and innovation mindset to explore, make new ideas come to life
  • Communication skills and ability to work as a team member
  • Strong proficiency in analytical and formal thinking
  • Proactive, organized and good planning skills

Pluses

  • Experience or interest in designing cooperative and/or multiplayer experiences
  • A keen interest in the sci-fi genre

Last, but not least : absolute passion for playing and making computer games !

What you can expect

Shiro Games is a great environment to not only work but to share and create with :

  • Spacious studio space based in Bordeaux ( no remote work )
  • Well situated neighborhood near numerous restaurants, pubs that play host to our regular staff social events
  • Private healthcare (with option to add immediate family)
  • Meal allowance
  • Public transport costs covered at 50%
  • Relocation package

Salary will be based on profile

Interested in joining the ride? Please send your resume, motivation letter and web site if relevant to jobs@shirogames.com

Shiro Games is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – from recruitment to fostering a respectful workplace that encourage collaboration without taking anything into consideration outside of your commitment and potential.

Shiro Games are the creators of the tactical RPG Wartales, the 4X Dune : Spice Wars and the multi million seller Northgard.

We are an independent video game development studio based in Bordeaux, France. Since 2012, we have created games with small development teams but we don’t forget our roots : work fast and never crunch.

Our team is made of talented and passionate developers who strive for excellence and are brave enough to make bold decisions on a daily basis. We’re always looking for more great people with good hearts, a will to take on any challenge and the ability to bring a new perspective that will make Shiro Games an even better studio.

We are now looking for a talented and experienced game designer to work on an unannounced sci-fi multiplayer game that the whole team is excited about.

Requirements

  • Create the game design documents in close collaboration with the Creative Director and explain and enrich them through interactions with developers and artists
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working with design and technical constraints
  • Practice iterative design techniques to integrate player feedback and playtest data
  • Identify challenges with gameplay mechanics, game content, workflow processes and find creative solutions with the player’s needs firmly in mind to ensure anything developed by the team contributes to an engaging player experience

Desired skills

  • At least 3+ years in a Game Designer role with at least one shipped title
  • Extensive content and systems design relevant experience
  • Ability to create meaningful systems and impactful related content
  • Creative and innovation mindset to explore, make new ideas come to life
  • Communication skills and ability to work as a team member
  • Strong proficiency in analytical and formal thinking
  • Proactive, organized and good planning skills

Pluses

  • Experience or interest in designing cooperative and/or multiplayer experiences
  • A keen interest in the sci-fi genre

Last, but not least : absolute passion for playing and making computer games !

What you can expect

Shiro Games is a great environment to not only work but to share and create with :

  • Spacious studio space based in Bordeaux ( no remote work )
  • Well situated neighborhood near numerous restaurants, pubs that play host to our regular staff social events
  • Private healthcare (with option to add immediate family)
  • Meal allowance
  • Public transport costs covered at 50%
  • Relocation package

Salary will be based on profile

Interested in joining the ride? Please send your resume, motivation letter and web site if relevant to jobs@shirogames.com

Shiro Games is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – from recruitment to fostering a respectful workplace that encourage collaboration without taking anything into consideration outside of your commitment and potential.