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Design Director – AAA Games – Reykjavík, Iceland


Design Director – AAA Games – Reykjavík, Iceland

One Player Missions client is looking for a Design Director to join their game development team. They are embarking on a new, multiplayer AAA tactical sci-fi shooter.

As Design Director, you will be naturally ‘hands-on’ and work closely with designers to realise direction and vision. You will ultimately be responsible for a team of system, content, narrative, monetisation and economy designers, and be responsible for reviewing their deliverables.


  • Shipped a minimum of 1 game title as a lead or director
  • Solid understanding of game production design process and methodology
  • A demonstrable analytical and iterative approach to solving design problems
  • Comfortable being hands-on


  • Maintain a clear and concise overview of game design direction of the project
  • Work with teams, other directors and leadership to continually evolve games, take on existing game systems and find opportunities to further extend the opportunities that the games universe has to offer
  • Lead, mentor and build a diverse group of designers, across multiple development teams, towards a shared design and game vision
  • Clearly communicate design changes to the broader development team
  • Unify and streamline shared processes to maximise efficiency and transparency
  • Inspire and energise teams to innovate, test and deliver fun and engaging experiences to the community


  • Collaborate with a seasoned and driven international team.
  • Contribute to a fresh experience within a well-loved game universe.
  • A structured environment geared towards learning and growth.
  • Commuting and fitness grants.
  • Complimentary breakfasts, lunches, drinks, and snacks (in-studio).
  • Family-friendly workspace with flexible hours.
  • Enhanced family leave policies.
  • Employer-contributed pension scheme.
  • Life insurance.
  • Private medical and dental coverage for you and your family.
  • Bonus schemes.
  • 25 days of vacation.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214427!

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