Senior Vehicle Handling Designer

Design Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games are looking to recruit a highly talented and passionate Senior Vehicle Handling Designer to join our Forza Horizon team

As a Senior Vehicle Handling Designer you'll be working within the Vehicle Team to deliver authentic and fun handling that meets the games requirements. You will take ownership of the design and implementation of new handling features as well as car setup.

Our ideal candidate is an expert Senior Vehicle Handling Designer who is passionate about their craft, has deep knowledge of vehicle dynamics and understands how to create handling that meets a game's needs.

What you'll do:

  • Take ownership of handling features, creating and maintaining high-quality designs.
  • Use propriety tools to implement vehicle handling across the games car list.
  • Act as a champion of quality while developing highly satisfying, engaging vehicle handling.
  • Mentor and support junior teammates, providing feedback on handling work.

What you'll bring:

  • 4+ years of Vehicle Handling Design experience, ideally on at least 1 AAA racing game.
  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle dynamics.
  • A genuine passion for cars and games.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Excel and SQL

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a world-class game with an established, talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry’s most exciting first-party game studios.

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.