Design Manager

Leading Mobile Games Studio - Variety of Games - Remote from Europe

Job Type
Salary on application
14 days ago

If you have experience working in a strategic and high-level capacity to create a vision and plan for effective team management, Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for you. We are recruiting a remote Design Manager for a leading mobile games studio in Europe. The full-time Design Manager will develop and inspire a highly talented Design team, earning an excellent salary and benefits for your expertise. 

The Design Manager will provide hands-on, creative support to the Designers on individual projects in coordination with the studio's Executive Producers and Creative Director. You will set a departmental vision by proactively identifying short-term and longer-term goals for how the team builds on the standards and output of everything they design. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do as a Design Manager: 

  • Manage and support the leads group to identify and prioritise goals and processes that can enhance effectiveness through efficiency, standards, knowledge sharing, creative brainstorms, and quality of life 
  • Collaborate to identify and deliver workshops and motivational events, advocating training options to enhance the current or future needs of the business 
  • Regularly meet with sub-groups sharing expertise/techniques and generally pursuing group-wide initiatives 
  • Develop, document, and communicate departmental best practices and work with game leads to flag where knowledge sharing, and documentation should be improved 

To apply, you will need experience working in a strategic and high-level capacity to create a vision and plan for effective team management. The Design Manager will also require the following: 

  • High-level presentation and analytical skills to present and convey department information and processes 
  • Significant people management experience 
  • Experience in building and hiring a Design team within the games sector 
  • Extensive hands-on Lead/Senior Designer experience on mobile, games-as-a-service products 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. You'll receive: 

  • Private medical and dental care 
  • 33 days of holiday 
  • Employee assistance package 
  • Bonus Scheme 
  • EMI Share Option Scheme and more! 

To learn more or to apply for this full-time Design Manager job in Europe, please get in touch with Kai from Skillsearch today at 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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