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Are you a World Class Games Developer with experience in leading and coaching a Games Development team?

Do you have a great grasp of Games Design theory and the practical application to deliver amazing gaming experiences?

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to lead the Warhammer 40k and Kill Team Games Development teams, setting the direction and ambition of the systems and delivering ever better rules and gaming content. This is a senior position for one of Games Workshop’s biggest brands.

Our Games Design teams thrive on fun and collaboration. They’re a unique blend of creative storyteller and mathematician who are utterly dedicated to making the best wargames in the world even better. With deft skill, they blend narrative hooks and innovative game mechanics to create ever-better play experiences.

You will be working with the Warhammer 40k Studio Manager to develop and deliver a vision for the future of the Warhammer 40k games system, while managing, developing and coaching the Games Development teams to deliver that vision. You will be responsible for defining and implementing the strategy for the Warhammer 40k and Kill Team rules and owning the gaming ecosystem, ensuring it all works as intended, free from mistakes.

You will be a creative and passionate ambassador for the Warhammer 40k game systems, working productively with your colleagues and leading them with drive and enthusiasm.

If you would like to curate and develop an entire game system through a relentless release schedule, while developing the systems and processes required to produce world-class rules content, we want to hear from you!


Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.

The Warhammer World site is based just outside of Nottingham city centre and benefits from a nearby tram stop and free onsite car parking.

In return for your hard work, you will receive 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays), matching contributory pension scheme up to 7.5%, profit share bonus (subject to GW meeting profit targets) and option to join our Share Save scheme. Oh and let’s not forget, a staff discount of between 25% and 50% on our products!


Other Essential Information

Location: The role is based in our Design Studio in Nottingham, UK.

Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 19th September 2021.



How to Apply

To apply, please send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job.  This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application.

When you’re ready, please click apply, below.


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