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Mid-Senior World Systems Designer - AAA Games - Finland - Permanent

  • Location: Espoo
  • Salary: DOE
  • Category: Designer
  • Posted: 02 December 2017

My client is the creator of several top hit AAA games based in Finland and is looking for a World Systems Designer to create innovative and long-lasting gameplay for their new unannounced AAA project.

Are you constantly thinking about intriguing ways to excite your players and keep them invested in your game’s world? Are you obsessed with lore and a desire to create rich content that communities will devour? Do you design challenging systems that are so moreish your players plan their week around them?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, my client will be keen to speak with you!


Define and drive the creation of unique content and in-game events that delight players and encourage them to explore the game world
Work with the design team to brainstorm and prototype new ways to keep players engaged and the community buzzing
Spearhead the creation of compelling, innovative online game modes, including creating simplified level layouts and driving playtests and iteration
Share knowledge and keep the team updated on trends and areas for innovation in the connected- gaming space


At least 1 shipped AAA game as a designer focused on world system design and demonstrable experience creating compelling open-world systemic gameplay
Passion for online play and a hunger to create cutting-edge connected experiences that extend the play experience in rich ways
With an extensive knowledge of the online space, you’re already on the front line of the next big thing and understand intuitively what makes it appealing
Knowledge and experience creating layouts using next-generation 3D level editors (e.g. Unreal 4, CryEngine)
Experience scripting gameplay logic, level flow and prototyping using scripting languages (e.g. Lua, C# or equivalent)

What’s on offer?

Relocation assistance
Private healthcare, dental plans, extensive health and leisure insurance
Vacation plan (with annual visits to your home country paid by the company)
Finnish lessons and an orientation program
Fully stocked cafe with free snacks and drinks
Private gym

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.