Lead Game Designer

We’re looking for an experienced Lead Game Designer to join us here in Dublin!

WarDucks is an all-star development studio known for top-notch games. After a series of hit VR titles, we are now developing an exciting (unannounced) 4x Strategy game for mobile platforms. We’ve pulled together a tight team of experienced Developers and Artists from around the globe, to build a new kind of mobile gaming experience!

At WarDucks we are deeply committed to a healthy work-life balance for all of our team, and we make sure to have fun too!


  • Collaborate with studio leads and designers to ensure that game designs meet quality requirements and deadlines.
  • Create detail design specs for new gameplay features.
  • Work independently and with other Designers to implement new game content.
  • Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the game design team.
  • Know the game inside out and ensure the very highest quality standards are being met.
  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members so as to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game.
  • Staying up to date with latest player trends and incorporating these where applicable.


  • 3+ years of game design experience with experience in free-to-play games.
  • Highly proficient in system design.
  • In-depth understanding of live game economy systems, with emphasis on 4X-Strategy games like Rise of Kingdoms and State of Survival.
  • Understanding live events and systems for multiple player segments feeding into a cohesive live event schedule.
  • Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • You have excellent Excel and analytical skills.
  • Analytical reviewing & reporting capabilities.

We currently do not require assistance from recruiters or recruitment agencies. 

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be responding to applicants selected for interview. Thank you for applying and for your interest in WarDucks!

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