Lead Game Designer (m/f/d)

Remote Control
10 days ago

Are you an amazing Lead Game Designer?

stillalive studios is an internationally respected team of talented developers, focused on technically ambitious simulation, management, and strategy games.

Founded in 2010 in Innsbruck, the growing team has created owned IPs like Drone Swarm and Rescue HQ, as well as works on franchises like Bus Simulator. Five years ago, the studio released the Kickstarter-backed action-adventure Son of Nor. stillalive studios is equally embracing gameplay and technological challenges, developing with Unity and Unreal Engine.
Our next projects are calling.
We have exceptional talent from all over the world. Austria, Finland, Germany, Romania, US, Switzerland. We profit from past experience at companies like Ubisoft, EA, and Rockstar Games.

Do you want to create unique core games, use top-notch technology, influence the game design process? We’re very lucky to have a talented team that goes above and beyond and contributes to all aspects of our crazy cool journey! Are you interested in coming along on this endeavor? Would like to work from home (we leveled up to remote work long ago) or in our beautiful office in the middle of the Alps?


  • Full remote working from anywhere in the world!
  • Flexible working hours, free Friday afternoons, short core hours
  • Continuous professional environment. We invest in our people and don’t burn them out
  • A place to call home, people to call friends, stillalive is here for the long term


  • Make amazing games worth falling in love with
  • Core game projects for PC and Consoles
  • No crunch, nada, a fair working environment
  • Disrupt. We challenge the industry to be a better place and lead by example


  • You organize and structure the work of the team (schedule, progress, follow-ups)
  • Ability to lead and support a team of Game Designers of various experience levels
  • Take responsibility and ownership with strong personal initiative
  • Be exemplary, attentive, supportive, and constructive with feedback
  • 3+ years of professional design experience (having accompanied at least 1 title through its entire lifetime)


  • We assess EVERY application!
  • We invite appropriate candidates to an interview
  • We sometimes do tests, but WE PAY YOU FOR YOUR TIME
  • We keep all applicants informed
  • YOU join a team and studio worth falling in love with!


Additional Note: This is a full-time position that is available right away! remote work possible.
Legal Note (req. by Austrian Law): In case of employment you’d be categorized as “Allgemeine Tätigkeit” of the “IT Kollektivvertrag” (Verhandlungsbasis).

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