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Game Design Craft Manager – AAA Games – Liverpool, UK


Game Design Craft Manager – AAA Games – Liverpool, UK

One Player Missions client is looking for a Game Design Craft Manager to join their Design team in Liverpool, UK. They have a culture of curiosity, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will work closely with various teams, utilising their extensive experience in game design and management to mentor and develop a strong team of designers. This role is crucial for driving the success of the team’s project deliveries and translating company strategies into actionable goals.


  • Extensive experience in leading high-performing teams and managing complex projects.
  • Excellent insight into the role of a support organisation in accelerating progress towards business goals.
  • Ability to provide consistent leadership in challenging situations.
  • Background in the video game industry or similar creative fields.
  • Skilled in building teams and leaders, particularly in distributed and global contexts.
  • Passion for implementing processes and structures while fostering creativity.
  • Soft skills: curiosity, excellent communication, collaboration, openness to change, humility.
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Experience in live service projects is a plus.


  • Coach and mentor designers using hands-on experience from various complex projects.
  • Collaborate with other leaders to set short and long-term strategies aligned with the company’s vision.
  • Define roles and responsibilities within the game design craft.
  • Drive improvement and innovation within your craft and craft organisation together with other managers within the studio.
  • Lead craft staffing, recruitment, and plan for employee growth.
  • Foster knowledge sharing and educational opportunities within the craft.
  • Serve as a role model in aligning with the studio’s values and culture.


  • Complete relocation support including VISA
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Free games!
  • Health care allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company wide social events!

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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