Game Director

VR and Interactive Titles - AAA and Indie Titles - Global Teams

Location
Amsterdam
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

Are you a game industry veteran who understands how to craft a project vision that inspires external stakeholders as well as your entire team? If so, then we want to hear from you! Skillsearch is helping a collaborative company recruit a Game Director in Amsterdam and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Game Designer, you will set the vision at the start of the project and safeguard it throughout development by directing the senior management team and the leads. You will also share responsibility with the Senior Lead Producer for determining the project’s scope in respect of the budget and timelines set by the company 

In your first few weeks in this Game Director role, you can expect to: 

  • Set the vision at the start of the project and safeguard it throughout development by directing the senior management team and the leads 
  • Share responsibility with the Senior Lead Producer for determining the project's scope in respect of the budget and timelines set by the company 
  • Give high-level direction, feedback and inspiration to the whole team at regular intervals throughout development 
  • Monitor the project continuously, ensuring the vision is respected, adjusting the team’s focus and energy where needed 

To apply for this Director role, you will need to have worked as a Game Director on the full development cycle of console/PC/VR titles for 4+ years. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience in a leadership role developing high-quality VR games or experiences 
  • A track record of fostering a team culture that promotes innovation and inclusion 
  • Excellent English language communication skills, both written and verbal 

As a vital member of our 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 this full time Game Director job in Amsterdam motivates and inspires you, please contact Andy from Skillsearch at ad@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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Principal Game Design & Production Consultant Andy Demetriou

Andy leads our Game Design and Production division on our games team and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy is a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!

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