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Senior Game Designer

Join us in our brand new studio location in Vienna!

About Us

Purple Lamp was founded by industry veterans to pursue their passion in PC and Console gaming.

A love for community driven strategy, management and light RPG games unites a team that has spent many years working together, where everyone knows what they’re doing and loves the games we’re working on.

Our team comes from many different countries: Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Iceland, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Sweden, USA, just to name a few.

The studio language is English, and we really enjoy working in a very mature yet passionate environment.

We’re looking for a Senior Game Designer to support our team in our current and upcoming projects.

Your tasks…

Supporting the game director to define the vision for the game

Working hands-on with design implementation

Researching so your designs are well informed and fit for purpose.

Creating & communicating designs to provide clear goals / specifications

Prototyping & requesting feedback to validate designs and reduce risks

Reviewing & iterating tools and features to achieve best results

Supervising & reviewing other designers to improve their performance

Planning & estimating with the team to coordinate development cycles

Your profile…

Responsible for a game’s mechanics & gameplay

Evangelist of fun – obtain the best possible experience for the player

Engineer of fun – decide and design how the game plays & feels

Mechanic of fun – work hands-on with the game to achieve best results

Experienced - developed 3+ released games for PC and/or consoles.

Strong technical and analytical design skills

Proactive personality and good communication skills

Good English skills (written and oral)

European citizen or EU / Austrian work permit


Experience with Unreal

Familiar with Scrum framework

We offer…

A creative, friendly and positive work environment

A rich variety of challenging and interesting projects where your input really matters

Flexible working hours and competitive salary

Regular game jams and self-development initiatives

Working in the center of Vienna, frequently considered the ``World's Most Livable City``

25 days of paid holidays per year, plus an average of 12 bank holidays a year

Did we get your attention? Give a boost to your career, send your resume IN ENGLISH to jobs@purplelamp.com

Austrian work law binds us to indicate the legal minimum wage for each advertised position.

For the position, it would be gross EUR 2.979 – per month, 14 salaries per year (IT Kollektivvertrag, ST/Regel).

The salary can be higher to recognize a candidate’s experience and skill level.