Creative Director (f/m/d)

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YAGER Development
Published
November 1, 2019
Location
Category
Design  
Job Type
How to Apply
https://yager-development.breezy.hr/p/2fd09b515524-creative-director?&source=gamejobhunter

Description

We are looking for a passionate Creative Director to take creative leadership of one of our projects and push the boundaries to deliver a unique user experience. You will help the team to get the most out of the game during the production phase, help bring it to our players, and continue to develop it in live-service environment.

YAGER is an independent developer with a strong passion for creating original high quality IPs that redefine player expectation towards genres and game experiences. In this spirit, YAGER is a multi-project studio with over 20 years of game development experience that provides plenty of opportunity for new and exciting projects for the future. YAGER is a studio made of highly experienced game developers and gaming enthusiasts. Take the helm of an experienced development team that has a strong drive to create highly ambitious original gaming experiences.

Qualifications

  • 5 years experience in Design Lead / Design Director / Creative Director, or other Creative leadership positions within the games industry.
  • Track record of working on action games as a designer or in a creative leadership position.
  • Understanding of game software development cycles and production methodologies.
  • Ability to present your vision in a compelling way to the team, leadership, and externals.
  • Passion for, and interest in, movies, TV shows, music, art, and culture.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a compelling and concise vision for the project and make sure that everything we do aligns with this vision.
  • Drive the creative process by leading direction meetings with game design, art direction, development teams, content teams, and other stakeholders to ensure a coherent vision becomes a coherent final product.
  • Create and communicate clear project goals while inspiring autonomy in the team to find innovative and creative solutions to achieve them.
  • Support the Production team in populating and regularly grooming the project's backlog/roadmap.
  • Ensure the correct level of quality standards by communicating clear quality goals and building shared expectations, reviewing and providing valuable feedback to the team.
  • Act as an information source and rallying point for the team, highlighting success stories, talking about why and how the game is going to be loved by gamers, and representing the team and the game inside and outside of YAGER.

Desirable Skills

  • Know a lot about games and what makes for a successful game of its genre.
  • Passion for new game concept development, being able to spot the gaps in the market and come up with innovative ways to fill those gaps.
  • Extensive experience in feature design and development. Familiarity with the use and application of project management and QA task/bug-tracking tools.
  • A demonstrated ability to create and disseminate product vision, and lead teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and report up and down.
  • Ability to create clear project direction documentation, as well as train and mentor creative staff.

Benefits

We support you all the way

Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance

Occupational pension scheme

We care about your well-being

Flexible working hours

Fresh fruit and vegetables every day

Hot and cold beverages of your choice

In-house massage

We encourage continuous learning

Extensive games/books library

Dedicated Talent Development Manager

Participation at various game conferences

We know how to have fun

A variety of exciting Team Events

Summer and Christmas Party

Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings

Join our Team!

If this sounds like you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people passionate about their work, please send us your application using our online form.

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