Design Director

AAA Studio – Winner of Multiple BAFTA Awards – Work with World-Renowned IPs

Job Type
Salary on application
9 days ago

Do you have experience shipping AAA games in high responsibility leadership roles? Does the idea of working at a world-renowned award-winning studio sound appealing to you? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you! Read on to find out more and apply now... 

As a Design Director at this studio working remotely within the UK you will be taking on a pivotal role in supporting and inspiring a team of designers, ensuring the next generation of games at this studio are the best they can be and continue to thrill and excite players along the way. 

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. 

Design Director responsibilities: 

  • Lead and manage the design team for the project 
  • Define the creative vision for the project 
  • Ensure the design team deliver a high-quality game and keep to budgetary and time constraints 
  • Ensure the game is relevant to the target audience and their feedback is taken on board 
  • Work on user research 
  • Work on planning and task allocation in the design team 
  • Perform PR duties for the project as and when required 
  • Support and provide feedback to the design team 

Essential requirements for this role: 

  • Experience leading one or more project in a Game Director or Design Director role on a AAA console game 
  • Strong communication, time management and planning skills 
  • Practical approach to technical and creative problem solving 
  • Able to work under pressure to deadlines 

Do you think you could be a good fit for this opportunity and would like to have your application considered? If so, get in touch with Kai today at or apply by submitting your CV in the form below now. 

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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Kai Said

Game Design and Production Consultant

If you’re looking for a role in Game Design or Production, then Kai is your guy! Arguably our most well travelled consultant, having been born in Dubai, growing up in Brighton, and travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand, Kai can find you your dream job wherever you are or want to be in the world. 

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