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Game / Creative Director - AAA

  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 02/10/18
  • Job reference: 6830
  • Contract, Fixed Term, Permanent

A fantastic opportunity for a Game / Creative Director to join a rapidly growing, financially stable and superbly managed studio in vibrant Liverpool who have created an envious portfolio of titles across many different genres.

We are seeking an experienced Game Director to take on the role of creative leader on a new and incredibly exciting project.  It’s a chance to get in at the early stages of a game, and be the key person on a massive, globally recognised franchise.  As the Game Director, you will be involved in all creative areas of the game, responsible for setting, communicating, and delivering all aspects of the game’s quality.  Of great importance is that you are an exceptional communicator with a passion for nurturing and developing a positive, quality focussed team culture.

 

You will get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality titles.  Come and join a successful, stable, and expanding studio and create a game that’s guaranteed to be massive hit across the globe!

 

Responsibilities:

Guiding the project from initial concept through to publication

Setting the creative direction for the game

Creating or overseeing all design work

Develop excellent relationships with Publishers and External partners

Work with production team on all resourcing and task allocations to ensure the project will progress towards quality goals

Identifying shortfalls in skills and assisting with the recruitment process

Working with Dev Managers to ensure a realistic project scope

Being the person who unites the team, charts the course, and guides everybody to the target

Mentoring junior members of the design team

Reporting the game’s quality progress to the team, studio management, and externals

Represent the game and studio at public events, creating positive community engagement

 

Skills:

Natural leadership skills

Friendly and approachable personality

Energetic and positive attitude

Ability to balance maintaining your vision whilst listening to others, and at the same time keeping people happy and motivated

Exceptional game design skills

Proactive and entrepreneurial

Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal

Must be able to work well under pressure

 

Experience requirements:

Have shipped at least 2 games in a similar role

Minimum of 5 years in a similar role

Experience developing action games preferred

Excellent knowledge of industry standard packages (MS Office, Hansoft/Jira, Perforce etc)

Working knowledge of Agile development

 

 

Salary is dependent on experience, to start as soon as possible. CVs to simon.pittam@amiqus.com 
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