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Want To Run the Grimdark? Games Workshop Hiring Lead Developer for Warhammer 40k

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Apr 23

GW is looking for a new Lead Developer for Warhammer 40K. Think you have what it takes?

The Grimdark and several other GW game systems are staffing up. Take a look at the Job Description and requirements for Lead Developer:

via GW Staffing site

About the Job

Do you want to lead the Warhammer 40k Game Development team, setting the direction and ambition of the system and delivering ever better rules and gaming content?

Are you excited by defining and implementing the strategy for the Warhammer 40k rules and owning the gaming ecosystem, ensuring it all works as intended, free from mistakes?

You will be working with the Product Developer and Warhammer 40k Studio Manager to develop and deliver a vision for the future of the Warhammer 40k games system, while managing the Games Development team to deliver that vision, and writing world-class rules and gaming material yourself. You will also be managing and developing relationships with the global Warhammer 40k community and our playtest teams.

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

We know what makes this job hard is curating and developing an entire game system through a relentless release schedule, while developing the systems and processes required to produce world-class rules content.  However, this is a challenge that you will relish!

This is a senior position for one of Games Workshop’s biggest brands.


Other Essential Information

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

Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 2nd May 2021.

How to Apply

Note that it looks like GW is staffing up a lot of their lines with fresh blood. Look at all these other Design positions opening up:

Product Developer (Kill Team)

Product Developer (Warcry And Warhammer Underworlds)

Lead Games Developer (Warhammer Age Of Sigmar)


Games Developer (Warcry And Warhammer Underworlds)

~If you think you have what it takes, sharpen up your CV and give it a shot!

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