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Lead Designer

Location: Austin, TX
Remote Work Option: Yes
Date Opened:

Please send your resume and any examples of your work to:

The Role

  • We are looking for an experienced Lead Designer to help shape the player experience of our new IP. This is an opportunity to work on a new IP at the ground level and play a significant role in bringing it to market.



  • Work closely with the Design Director to identify and prioritize feature development

  • Empower, drive and motivate your team to be their best. Unblock them when needed

  • Aid in the creation and improvement of design pipelines and processes

  • Collaborate with other disciplines including programming, art and production

  • Foster a rapid iterative design process that frequently playtests and iterates based on playtest trends, data and observations


Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Senior or Lead Designer

  • Ability to set design-related goals and acceptance criteria for features for your team

  • Experience setting project vision and roadmaps for the team

  • Collaborate with the Game Director and Production to set short and long term goals for the Design Team

  • Prior experience as a Systems Designer, Level Designer, or Technical Designer

  • Experience developing high action competitive PVP games

  • Experience with project tracking software Jira, Bugzilla or equivalent

  • Experience developing games in Unreal, Radiant, CryEngine or similar game development tools 


Nice-to-Have Skills and Qualifications

  • A passion for all things game design

  • An interest in decentralized technology

  • Self-starter with proactive attitude

  • AAA console development experience


Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary (Location Dependent)

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Fully Remote and Location Independence

  • US Based Employees (Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development Stipend

Next Steps

If you have the experience and the drive to be our next Lead Designer then please submit a resume and cover letter by clicking the apply button below!

5BY5 Interactive is an equal opportunity employer and adopts a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do.

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