Experienced Generalist Game Designer - Coffee Stain North

We are looking for a GENERALIST GAME DESIGNER with experience of taking on full feature sets, concept to shippable implementation Apply here

Does this sound like you? 

You want to work with a small but ambitious team where making an impact on the games we develop is not a perk, but a common goal. 

As a Generalist Game Designer, you will work closely with the game’s creative director and be responsible for a variety of things; from ideation, writing, system design to content implementation to name a few

You have the creativity and experience to independently design full feature sets and can act as the driving force to bring these to a shippable state together with a multi-disciplinary strike team.

We are a relatively small team for the project we have committed to, so any secondary development skills are always appreciated and taking responsibility, wherever you can, is encouraged. 

These are things you’ll do on the job 

  • Carrying ideas from conceptualization, through prototyping, to detailed design and implementation 
  • Working in Blueprint with in-engine content integration and feature implementation 
  • Communication across departments to direct design decisions and handle feedback 
  • Feature testing, evaluation, tweaking, and balancing 


These are things your CV already contains 

  • Professional experience in a game design role or equivalent
  • Professional experience with Unreal Engine 4 and it's Blueprint visual scripting language
  • A good understanding of replication and multiplayer focused development
  • You have an eye for quality and attention to detail
  • A good understanding of general, multi-disciplinary, design principles 
  • The ability to take responsibility, work independently, and communicate effectively within an interdisciplinary team


Practical info 

The position is permanent, full-time, 40 hours per week. 

Some of us are still working from home, but everyone is now welcome back to our newly renovated offices on Kungsholmen, by Fridhemsplan. There will still be the possibility to work some days from home, if that’s preferred by you. 

Perks of working at Coffee Stain North

  • We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that go beyond a generous insurance plan and the usual payments to your pension fund
  • We believe that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind, so on top of the wellness grant you get some paid time off to work out. Did we mention there’s a gym right beside our office?    
  • Every third week it’s creative Friday which lets your inner passion blossom
  • “Bridging-days” are paid and work-free
  • To have fun together an get inspired, we play games on the clock every third Friday 
  • We also have great parental benefits, including extra pay on top of what you get from the social insurance agency during your parental leave
  • And, of course, you will be part of a wonderful team of colleagues working on an exciting high-profile project


 Apply here

This is us! 

COFFEE STAIN NORTH is a game developer based in Stockholm that belong to the Coffee Stain family. We are currently working on an unannounced high-profile project. Since we started in 2013, we have grown to 25 developers and are now open to add a couple of new friends! 

Working with us means working in a relaxed and friendly environment, where we value each other and the unique qualities we all bring to the table.

We actively work to empower our employees by helping everyone strive towards more responsibility, ownership and autonomy. This is because we believe we can do even better as a team when your creativity shape not only your own work, but also our studio culture and our games

We take pride in making games that we ourselves would like to play, a philosophy that has led us to work on multiple kinds of games in the past, like A Story About My Uncle & Goat Simulator. The only common denominators being humor and storytelling. 

We believe diversity is a good thing and that creativity thrives when different backgrounds and perspectives are brought to the table. If you’re any sort of minority in the games industry, then we encourage you to apply.

Being small has its perks and one of our favorites is how we all have influence over our work/culture and the games we make. 

Apart from us, the Coffee Stain group consists of COFFEE STAIN STUDIOS in Skövde (Sanctum and Satisfactory) and COFFEE STAIN PUBLISHING who also work with close partners like Iron Gate (Valheim), Ghost Ship Games (Deep Rock Galactic) and Easy Trigger Games (Huntdown) to name a few.