Game Director

Posted on: 17th January 2023

About the Studio

Join a AAA studio responsible for some of the most inspiring storytelling seen in the gaming industry in the last years. With multiple Game of the Year and BAFTA nominations endorsing its outstanding work, this studio not only collaborated with one of the most inclusive, thought-provoking video game series during the 2010s.

It is also doing joint work with one of the most legendary story-based studios on its brand revival and developing the first game that brings a cherished science-fiction property to the video game space.

The company continues to expand, looking for accomplished storytellers and inspirational team leaders to join its 100+ employee roster. Will you help shape the next classic story in gaming?

Responsibilities and Requirements

As a Game Director, you will nurture, support, and evangelise the game’s creative vision. You will carry the studio’s team throughout the development process, crafting the perfect balance between storytelling and gameplay and leading the broad team towards creating a deeply personal game that fans will talk about for years to come.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Work closely with the Gameplay, Story, Art, and Production teams to create clever game loops that serve the narrative well, help craft a visually impressive art direction that supports the story’s ideas, and ensure each production stage gets done on quality and time
  • Collaborate with each team member to develop clear, ingenious strategies and overcome artistic and technical challenges along the way
  • Be open to feedback and creative input from all sources while protecting the project’s core vision
  • Lead the way through prototyping, builds, and schedules
  • Be a passionate leader each day

About You

  • At least eight years of experience in game development
  • At least three years of experience as a Lead Game Designer, Lead Writer, Art Director, Creative Director, or Game Director
  • Must have shipped at least one game in that role
  • A desire to work and support a diverse, inclusive development environment

Bonus skills would include:

  • Prior experience with narrative adventure games
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cinematic pipelines and workflows
  • Having worked in a complementary discipline, e.g. programming, art, design, animation, narrative, or production

Benefits and Perks

Although this is a fully remote role, it still has all the benefits you would expect in an on-location job.

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Generous vacation time and paid parental leave
  • Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you
  • Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you
  • Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you
  • Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose),
  • Dependent Care Account and Health Savings Account available
  • Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with an Employer Match
  • Growth opportunities for your career

About Us

At Haptic, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams.

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers.

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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