Wargaming Saint Petersburg (Lesta Studio) is looking for Lead Game Designer for development of World of Warships Legends Project (console development)

At the moment, the headliner of development in St. Petersburg is a MMO project World of Warships, which became an acclaimed Wargaming bestseller along with the legendary game World of Tanks, which is listed in the Guinness World Records for the most players online simultaneously and has more than 80 million registered users worldwide. We are also developing mobile games and starting the development of a new project for PS4 and Xbox One.

We are looking for topnotch professionals with console game development experience, wishing to further develop professionally in a creative team and participate in creating world-class games to strengthen the team.

Reports To

The Development Director

What will you do?

  • Provide leadership for and mentor game design team

  • Generate & bring the project vision to the team, explain all the aspects and reasons and break it down into actionable items

  • Supervise project development and review the features together with management to ensure its quality and that goals are met

  • Work together with the team to identify and fix problems in game design, design team pipelines and processes

  • Coordinate, evaluate and react to feedback from key stakeholders and focus tests

  • Communicate design decisions and reasons for them to upper management, producers and the team

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years’ experience in a lead designer role or higher, with at least one shipped AAA product for console platform(s) - Xbox, PS4 or both

  • 6+ years’ experience in the gaming industry as a designer

  • Experience with Level Design

  • Experience managing a game design team and grow and develop talent is a must

  • Experience with free-to-play titles/live games and management of KPIs for these titles is strongly preferred

  • Generate & bring the project vision to the team, explain all the aspects and reasons and break it down into actionable items


We offer:

  • Interesting, challenging work on unique world-class game projects as a part of the successful, professional, and well-coordinated team with the opportunity to gain invaluable experience working alongside leading industry professionals

  • Comfortable working conditions in a spacious modern office within walking distance from the Ladozhskaya metro station

  • Voluntary health insurance (including office doctor), corporate gym membership, additional professional training

  • The opportunity to participate in the creation and to influence the evolution of a unique game project

  • Bringing out your full potential!



About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!


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