Design Lead - Crusader Kings 3 at Paradox interactive

What makes a game great if not the successful team behind it? Do you take pride in your leadership skills, with a big passion for craft, and your contributions to a thriving company? If you are ready for the freedom, trust and ownership that our team offers. We’d love for you to take up arms, and join us to keep the banner high.
(Crusader Kings 3)

Your mission

As a Design Lead on the Crusader Kings III team in Stockholm, you are working towards the vision of the Game Director, within a team of designers, focusing on supervising, coaching and leading the design team on the project. You will facilitate the quality of the work done by the game design team, so that it fulfills the vision set by the Game Director, which includes ensuring clear communication and coordination to make sure the designers and other game developers know how to fulfill their part of the vision.You care about quality and you’re motivated by the idea of our many fans around the world praising your work after release. You thrive in a creative environment where people around you love their jobs and the games we make.
We are looking for a game designer that is passionate about their craft and about creating exciting experiences for our players. Equally important is that you enjoy coaching and have a natural talent for leadership and coordination. In your role you will onboard new team members, coach team members and support managers with feedback and coordinate design tasks.

What we’re searching for…

  • Professional experience in gameplay, narrative and/or systems design, or alternatively extensive modding experience for PDS GSG’s.
  • Fluent in English with an excellent command of written American English.
  • Experience in code-based scripting.
  • Big interest in leadership including building teams, culture and communication.
  • Link your portfolio/work samples
  • Why do you think you would fit this Lead position

We’d love to hear your passion for our game and craft. We’re a fast paced company, which requires you to be independent in problem solving and highly adaptable. However, it takes a team to prevail, and in roundtable discussions we thrive. Our thoughts and ideas are equally valued and we’re looking forward to hearing your thoughts on what we can do better and how!
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Design Manager
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Some of our benefits include:

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this. Since we strive for a diverse and inclusive workplace, we highly encourage anyone, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think that you'd be a great addition to our team.

Remember to mention that you found this position on SH Karriär