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Game Director – Console/PC Racing Games – Remote

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24046 Posted: 8 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: Console/PC Racing Games

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OPM is working with a well-known and established Games Development Studio. They encourage the ‘Remote’ working model and have just announced a new, highly anticipated title. Looking forward to this new exciting project, they are looking to recruit a Game Director to make it happen.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Extensive professional experience in the games industry, having shipped at least two successful titles on current gen consoles.
  • Deep understanding of a minimum of two of the following packages: 3DS Max, Maya, zBrush, Photoshop, Premiere and/or Houdini.
  • Deep understanding of a minimum of one of the following engines: Frostbite, Crytek, Unreal, and/or Unity.
  • Accomplished at representing AAA titles to press and external parties.
  • Full understanding of the competitive landscape and up to date with industry trends, especially in the racing, action, and free-to-play landscapes
  • Natural ability to energise and motivate a team to hit goals

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define and own the vision and the pillars for the franchise and game design.
  • Responsible for all creative elements including art, design, VFX, animation, characters, cinematics, ensuring the highest quality bars are hit.
  • Help drive feature and content development from inception through to conclusion.
  • Maintain focus and communication between team and stakeholder groups.
  • Working closely with the Chief Creative Officer and Game Direction Team, sharing delivery responsibility for all aspects.
  • Line management of the Game Design leads and offering direction and coaching within the Game Design team.
  • Board-level stakeholder accountability and direction therefrom, providing detailed updates with both creative vision and commercial awareness.
  • Maintaining an expansive understanding of the project status and progress.
  • Evangelises the project to all departments, inducing positivity and commitment under pressure.
  • Work with the Game Direction Team to bring together content from all disciplines when demos, vertical slices or prototypes are required.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of the quality bar and drives the team to hit it.
  • Endeavours for cross-discipline coordination on all features and content.
  • Ensures that information is shared as needed to the broader team.

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214 412

Tagged as: Console, Game Director, PC, Remote

Tags: Console , Game Director , PC , Remote Categories: Creative , Design

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Emma Myall

Recruitment Consultant

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