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Virtuos (logo)
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95 800 Cergy

Date : 17.09.2020
Reference : AFJV-ECEP108-18500


With over 1,600 staff, Virtuos is one of the largest and most recognized game developers. Since 2004, Virtuos has contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms.

Our track record is full of achievements. Virtuos has worked with 15 of the top 20 game companies worldwide by contributing to many of their largest AAA, New-Gen titles as well as shipping over 10 co-developed titles each year in recent years. Virtuos aims to be the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

Talent development is at the core of our business. Virtuos invested in establishing itself as the #1 choice for talents in the digital entertainment industry in China and all over the world by building a great strong record of projects to attract an excellent team to attract more incredible projects.
Virtuos recrutement

Game Designer F/H

Permanent contract Cergy (Saint Christophe) (95)

Position Duties

For our French studio, located in Cergy, we are looking for a Game designer for an exciting, internal and unannounced project.

As a Game Designer, you will collaborate directly with our Game Director and the different developers to deliver the best player's experience, following the game's creative direction.

What you will do
  • Absorb the creative briefs and the creative vision of the game
  • Design gameplay on paper, in succinct and an easy to understand format, in line with the game's vision
  • Define parameters of character movement, skills, control, AI abilities/behavior and other gameplay events
  • Expand or subtract from existing gameplay features, according to the scope of the game
  • Script and implement gameplay elements and ingredients in the game's editor (Unity)
  • Iterate parameters and design ingredients until a satisfactory gameplay experience is achieved
  • Formalize and document the systems in order to communicate them to the programming and design teams
  • Ability to level design in order to create the typical game situations that emphasizes the director's vision
  • Work on control ergonomics and menu functionality principles
  • Keep the design documentation up to date with the implementation progress
  • Carry out all of the adjustments so as to facilitate game and system control and understanding

Candidate Profile

What you have
  • Unity and prototyping skills are mandatory
  • Game balancing and UX skills
  • Data driven mindset
  • Experience on Strategy, Management and/or Card games are a plus
  • Objectivity on your designs and a clear analytical mind
  • Excellent communicator (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Soft skills required
  • Initiative on problem solving and leadership skills
  • Patience, ability to accept critique, to listen and to absorb information
  • Adaptability to change, be it design ingredients or project rescoping
  • Attention to details, thoroughness in development and documentation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Efficient and autonomous
  • Understanding of media, drama and visual arts

Additional Information

What we offer
  • Grow with a rapidly expanding and stable company
  • Join an elite, international team working on the latest international blockbusters and AAA video games
  • Develop your expertise in the latest platforms and technology
  • Open and collaborative employee culture
  • Team buildings and company activities
  • Oversee work opportunities
  • Healthcare plan
  • Work from home possible
And more
  • Poste basé à Cergy dans un parc arboré, proche du RER
  • Subvention restauration d'entreprise
  • Boissons (eau, café, thé, jus de fruits) offertes


Resume, cover letter, references, web site (if relevant)
To: Corinne LEGENTIL