Lead Designer

Hardsuit Labs
Seattle, Washington, United States
3 days ago


Hardsuit Labs is looking for a proven design leader who will drive the gameplay team forward. We’re looking for a communicative, thoughtful, and detail-oriented gameplay designer who will champion the start to finish player experience across our titles.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position based in Seattle, WA. Due to conditions surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Hardsuit Labs are subject to remote interviews and work.


In this role you will collaborate closely with design and creative leadership and multi-disciplinary teams to create immersive and rewarding gameplay systems that keep players engaged and motivated. You will be part of a multi-studio team overseeing the design efforts from the Hardsuit side while working closely and building rapport with external partners. You’ll be responsible for owning gameplay experiences from concept through release and will work directly with all stakeholders to ensure that the systems, designs and experience aligns with the creative and design vision for the project. You will also manage a team of designers to achieve the goals of the product.

ideal candidate will bring 5+ years of professional game design experience with strong fundamentals in math and logic as well as an interest in building, growing, and mentoring teams. Previous experience owning, prototyping, iterating on, and implementing and balancing gameplay systems is preferred. Proven experience documenting, testing, and tuning player rewards is a must. Previous knowledge of and experience with UE4/Blueprints is desirable but not required.

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Washington state is an “at will” employment state, which means that either the employer or employee may terminate an employment relationship at any time. This also means that an employer can terminate the employee’s employment without providing a reason. Therefore, absent an employment contract specifying terms of employment termination, the employment is at will.

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