Assistant Game Director

AAA Studio – Multiple BAFTA Winning Studio – Brand New IP

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Assistant Game Director in Manchester 

We’re looking for a talented leader in game design and production to take on a new role at a AAA multi-award-winning studio and work on a brand new, exciting project... Is this calling your name? If so, read on to find out more and apply today... 

As an Assistant Game Director at this studio on the outskirts of Manchester, you will work closely with the Head of Design and Game Director as you take ownership over day to day duties on a new project such as design, prototyping and concept presentation! 

This studio is part of a huge, iconic entertainment brand which works to bring people together through technology and storytelling. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy exclusive events, paid time off to volunteer, access to well-being tools and resources and a whole lot more. 

Assistant Game Director responsibilities: 

  • Manage the creative direction of the project throughout the entire pre-production and development lifecycle 
  • Ensure the team have all the information they need to complete the game to the highest possible quality standard 
  • Create new content designs and concepts and pitch them to the leadership team 
  • Perform PR duties for the title on or off site 
  • Create and maintain detailed game system documentation 
  • Work on rapid concept prototypes and iteration of concepts 

Key requirements for this role in Manchester: 

  • Have worked on two or more shipped games in a senior or lead role 
  • Experience of console and mobile games development 
  • Experience handling well-loved IP 
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Knowledge of mobile and console games 
  • Experience executing best-practice live operations and games as a service approaches 

If you think you could be a good fit for this role, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Kai on or apply now by submitting your CV in the form below. 

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A little bit about the city: Manchester 

Labelled as a lively, up-and-coming city, Manchester was named as a ‘Top 10 Most Exciting City in the World’ in 2018. The city is one of the most linguistically diverse in western Europe and this is demonstrated in its varied and thriving music, art and fashion scenes. There are many cultural and historic areas of Manchester which are great to explore, from art galleries to old warehouses which have been transformed into coffee shops. 

Excellent transport links are available in Manchester, including trains to and from London leaving every 20 minutes. Additionally, Manchester is home to an extensive tram system which makes getting around the compact city a breeze. For those thinking of relocating with little ones, Manchester is a great option due to its abundance of grammar schools and an excellent choice of primary schools.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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