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Gameplay Director in Redwood City, California
Posted November 10, 2021


Location – Redwood City, CA


  • Join a studio with 20+ year history of developing AAA franchises games and a team who encourages continuous learning and professional growth
  • Become an integral part of a recently created team who has shipped multiple AAA blockbusters across XB1, PS4, and PC
  • Help build a completely original story in a new world that gamers can play in for years to come


  • Competitive salary and customizable health insurance options; including 100% paid medical, no out of pocket medical expenses
  • Strong focus on work-life balance that is strategically designed to eliminate burnout and maintain a positive work environment. Including childcare on-site as well as 6 months maternity and 3 months paternity leave.
  • In-house catering with a 5-star chef who can make specialized meals for those with dietary restrictions
  • Drop your car off onsite for a free wash, detailing and oil change!
  • Generous paid time-off and a true desire to provide work-life balance within the industry


  • Proven leadership and knowledge of gameplay: imagining the best mechanics and experiences for our players
  • Provide detailed direction in combat, gameplay, movement, animation, player control and camera, and other moment-to-moment play experiences
  • Give detailed direction in progression, economy, customization, object interaction and other systems-based play experiences
  • Partner closely with all department leads ensuring milestones are achieved on time and within budget
  • Inspire team and ensure that the creative vision is consistently delivered and maintained
  • Help the team overcome obstacles and provide solid leadership and mentorship as needed to others
  • A strong passion and commitment to developing world class AAA titles


  • Previous experience in a lead designer/ game director role for highly rated next gen games
  • Leadership experience in guiding teams from all disciplines
  • Solid understanding of the financial and managerial aspects of game development
  • Previous background in leadership in design or art
  • Strong understanding of the competitive landscape
  • A passion for playing and developing games
  • Leadership position in multiple shipped AAA titles
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Redwood City, California
  • Date Posted: November 10, 2021
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