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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 30.08.2022
Reference : AFJV-ECEP108-23718

Virtuos France

To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

With over 3,000 staff in 16 studios around the world, 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 18 of the top 20 game companies worldwide (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...) 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 at being the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

For our studio located in Montpellier, working on high expertise level projects (engineering, rendering), we are looking for passionate junior engine / rendering / tool programmers. If you are eager to address technical challenges and participate to the development of a small local team whilst getting the opportunity to cooperate with other international studios, it's time to start a career at Virtuos !


Avec plus de 3000 employés et 16 studios dans le monde entier, Virtuos est l'une des plus reconnues et des plus grandes compagnies développant des jeux vidéo pour les 18 éditeurs parmi les 20 plus renommés (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...).

Pour notre studio basé à Montpellier, spécialisé sur des projets à forte valeur ajoutée technique, nous recherchons un.e Lead jeux vidéo (engine, rendu, outils) passionné.e de programmation et motivé.e par le challende de contribuer à la formation d'une équipe, la diriger sous la surpervision et avec l'aide du directeur technique du studio. Vous aurez l'occasion de coopérer avec des équipes des autres studios de Virtuos (Lyon, Paris, Dublin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Singapour...). Parmi les jeux récents auxquels nous avons collaboré figurent : The Outer World, Medal of Honor Above and Beyond, Dark Souls Remastered, Destroy all Humans ! , Marvel's Avengers ou encore Bioshock : The Collection.
Virtuos recrutement

Lead Game Designer

Permanent contract Cergy (95)

Position Duties

As a Lead Game Designer, you will be responsible for managing a team of Game Designers and to bring the vision of the Design Director into a playable experience. In a context of job creation within a well-established team, you will contribute to ambitious and growing projects.

  • Take ownership of the game mechanics and strategies, decide how they should be used in game, and works closely with Programming, Animation and Designer department to drive development towards the vision laid out by the Design Director.
  • Supervise the work of the game designers, provide them with feedback and support them in the prioritization and the realization of their tasks. Report their progress to the producer and if necessary to the Design Director.
  • Communicate the importance and role(s) of the features to the game team.
  • Regularly monitor the documentation and make sure the support is up to date.
  • Participate actively to the production planning and define the roadmap of the game design team with the producer.
  • Assess the success of the game by measuring how objectives are met.
  • Adjust the game to be aligned with the Design Director's vision and in phase with the client's expectations (with high end quality in mind).
  • Define the playstyles and the tactics to be used within the game by the targeted players.
  • Drive the team toward a benevolent work dynamic, values their skills and encourages their autonomy and their creativity.
  • Participate in the development of tools required to implement and adjust game systems in collaboration with Developers.
  • Perform any other related tasks, if required.

Candidate Profile

  • A minimum of 4-5 years' experience working as a Senior or Lead Game Designer (with at least 1 title shipped preferably on AAA games).
  • Highly proficient in game design and team management.
  • Good communication and project management skills, with a proven ability to focus on priorities, all while maintaining a positive team spirit.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences (client, team member, top management...) on a broad range of topics in English, e.g., technical, business, and creative (spoken and written).
  • Extended video games culture.


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