Senior Combat Designer - LAST SENTINEL

Lucid Games
Liverpool ENG L8 5RN GB
27 days ago

Start: Immediate

Duration: Permanent

Location: Liverpool or Remote (UK)

We're looking for a Senior Combat Designer, to join the team working on an exciting new open world IP. As part of the gameplay design team the Senior Combat Designer will play a key part in shaping the combat experience. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating thrilling combat mechanics and encounters.


  • Work closely with other departments to bring core features to life
  • Create and maintain combat system documentation
  • Champion player experience and combat gameplay
  • Design melee and ranged combat systems, enemies and encounters
  • Analyse play test feedback to improve the combat systems
  • Mentor junior designers
  • Collaborate with animation, engineering, art and audio teams to create visceral and stylish combat

Required Experience

  • Previous experience on third person actions games as a combat designer
  • Experience with melee action or third person shooter combat systems
  • Desire to create excellent moment to moment gameplay.
  • Passion for combat and action games


  • Remote and Hybrid Working
  • Company pension at 4% of annual salary
  • 29 days holidays
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Aviva healthcare cover which includes dental and optical
  • Life Assurance
  • Early Friday finish every last Friday of the month
  • Profit Share Bonus & Christmas Bonus


The interview process for the Senior Combat Designer role is made up of 3 stages:

  • First interview (45 – 60 minutes) – An interview to discuss your experience and working history relating to the position with members of our Design team. In return, we will provide a full overview of the role, life at the studio as well as answer any questions you may have.
  • Second Interview (30 minutes) - An interview with our Studio Creative Director to discuss your experience, ways of working and the position on offer.
  • Final interview (30 minutes) – A final Interview with our Studio Head and Studio Production Director. This will be a chance for you to get to know the Senior Management team and all the things that make Lucid, Lucid! You will have a lot of opportunities to ask any questions about the studio and Culture.

Our recruitment process typically takes 2-4 weeks depending on availability. We work our process around your availability and try to be as accommodating as possible. A member of our recruitment team will be in touch prior to your first interview and will keep in contact throughout the process. If you have any specific questions prior to this please contact

Lucid Games is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We can provide suitable adjustments during our recruitment processes. Should you require adjustments/flexible arrangements to interview, or take up a role at Lucid, please let us know in the notes/cover letter section of your application. This will not affect your application.

Create Your Profile — Game companies can contact you with their relevant job openings.

Related Jobs

Senior Game Designer, Combat Design [ENG] (F/M/NB)
Quantic Dream · Paris, France · 9 months ago
Senior Game Designer, Combat Design [FR] (F/H/NB)
Quantic Dream · Paris, France · 9 months ago
Senior Combat Designer
Sony Playstation · Remote - Austin, TX · 1 year ago
Senior Combat Designer
Cold Iron · New York City, NY · 1 year ago
Senior Combat Designer
Seedify · London, United Kingdom · 5 days ago
Senior Combat Designer
CI Games · Remote · 1 month ago
Senior Character Combat Designer
Guerrilla · Amsterdam, Netherlands · 3 months ago
Senior Combat Designer
LightSpeed Studios · Irvine, CA · 2 months ago
Senior Combat Designer (ESO)
Zenimax · Hunt Valley, MD · 3 years ago
Senior Game Designer (Combat)
Techland · Wysokie Mazowieckie, Poland · 2 months ago
Senior Game Designer (Combat)
Techland · Wrocław, Poland · 2 months ago
Senior Combat Designer
Seedify · Istanbul, Turkey · 1 hour ago

Jobs at Lucid Games

Design jobs