Game Director

Remote from APAC/Europe - Diverse Game Portfolio - Backed by Tech Billionaire

Location
Remote
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Are you experienced in designing, developing, and shipping major game systems for AAA game titles and are you seeking a remote role in APAC or Europe? If so, Skillsearch wants to hear from you. We are recruiting a full-time Game Director to join a passionate team dedicated to bringing digital assets, NFTs, and blockchain gaming to life. The position comes with an excellent salary and benefits for your expertise. 

You will be responsible for setting the product and design vision of the game and guiding your team to create exceptional gameplay experiences. As Game Director, you should have already mastered the art and science of making a game fun, interesting and compelling. 

Some of your primary responsibilities as Game Director will include: 

  • Owning, articulating and championing a solid product vision for a game system from conception to completion 
  • Building processes and systems from scratch, including game development framework, production methodology, communications plan, review gates, workflows, and pipeline 
  • Recruiting and managing a high-performing cross-functional team across Production, Art, Design and Technical to deliver a AAA quality game using agile delivery methods 
  • Managing the design, implementation, and maintenance of gameplay systems that achieve a fulfilling flow state, addictive game loops, and a risk/reward balance 

The successful Game Director applicant will have 10 years of experience designing, developing, and shipping major game systems in a AAA game. You will need experience making first-person shooter games (think Counter Strike or Valorant) and have at least 5 years of experience in a management role. We are also looking for: 

  • Highly adept at solving complex problems on a daily basis and within a globally distributed team 
  • Good understanding of technical implementation within games, scripting languages, syntax, and other basic programming concepts, as well as knowledge of user interface (UX/UI) in games 
  • Keen understanding of marketing, market research, and customer segmentation to capture the target audience and relate to their needs and motivations 
  • Good ability to understand art and communicate ideas visually in all areas of 3D art creation, use, and conversion 

As a vital member of the team, and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team. 

If you have a deep passion for games and this full-time Game Director job remote from APAC/Europe motivates and inspires you, please apply with Kai from Skillsearch at ks@skillsearch.com today. 

 

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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Game Design and Production Consultant Kai Said

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