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Creative Director in Austin, Texas
Posted May 3, 2022

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Location – Austin, TX

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Founded in 1996, our client is a well-established video game publishing and development partner focused on maximizing the potential of games
  • Be part of a team who has successfully brought some of the biggest PC gaming franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization and Star Wars to Mac
  • Enjoy an excellent company culture where the average tenure is 8 years

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Provide creative vision and guidance, shape the overall style of games, including gameplay, visual and audio element
  • Lead, manage and develop the creative resources (internal and external – art, game design and story teams) for a portfolio of games ensuring on time, on budget delivery
  • Present innovative ideas to drive to enhance gameplay and player engagement
  • Partner with Publishing and Product teams to create strategies that include prototypes, a funnel of new games for diverse audiences and communities of players
  • Develop a system and creative framework that supports the development and publishing of a myriad collection of games and genres utilizing both internal and external resources
  • Assess challenges, set and effectively communicate guidelines, accountability and resolution progress to team, partners and leadership
  • Make creative, innovative, data informed decisions that stay on track with company objectives and strategies

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • Degree in Art, Design, Game Development or related discipline
  • 10+ years video game industry experience
  • 5+ years experience defining creative game design direction and leading multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience taking games AAA and Indies games from concept to completion, ideally across multiple genres and platform
  • Ability to inspire people and work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Strong understanding of game design principles, player motivations, and game mechanics that impact player engagement and retention
  • Experience developing processes that enable data driven commercially successful design decisions
  • Lead through influence and build consensus while balancing momentum and agility
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  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Date Posted: May 3, 2022
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