Creative Director
Gaming
Birmingham
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Creative Lead / Creative Director

Ref: 472| Posted: 17th Apr 2024

Creative Lead / Creative Director – Video Gaming

– Computer / AAA Video Game Studio  - West Midlands (Full time Remote Work also available)

 

COMPANY

Love Games? - Thank this company for bringing some of the greatest recent game releases to you!

Fantastic opportunity for a Creative Lead / Creative Director to join a growing AAA Gaming Developer.

Based in the midlands my client is a reputable gaming developer with over 80+ staff and growing, working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.

They have a longstanding track record of working on well known AAA titles and have a relaxed and personable company culture, creating a motivated and pleasant team environment.

So if you are fed up of being treated like just another number at a big corporate company, this family feel business would be an ideal home.  

Working as part of a close knit team, this role would be ideal for an already experienced Creative Lead / Director or someone looking to make their next step up to Lead level. 

What makes it GREAT?

-Excellent opportunity for career progression, going through an exciting period of organic growth.

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Big enough to keep you busy, small enough to know your name.

-Excellent company benefits and very generous holiday allowance. 

-Exciting and diverse AAA projects, working on Iconic projects on a variety of platforms.

 

LOCATION: Fully Remote or Worcestershire/ West Midlands

This employer is situated on the outskirts of Birmingham, just a short distance from multiple supermarkets, coffee houses, food shops and more. A short 10 minute walk to the train station means that you are easily linked via Birmingham or Worcester, and parking is freely available both onsite and roadside.

 

Job Role:

As Creative Lead / Creative Director you will carry the vision and lead a passionate team of developers.

Duties:

  • With target audience and existing data in mind, and together with Product Management, Marketing, Production, and Consumer Insight, you are part of ensuring a game positioning will maximize its impact.
  • You enjoy presenting and know how to communicate the game to executive stakeholders, to external partners, and, of course, to the team.
  • Although you partner with the game’s Design Director who is responsible for the inner workings of the game, you will help guide those features and systems to ensure they stay within the confounds of the Creative Vision, and delivers excellently against the needs of other disciplines.
  • Continuously review and provide feedback, formally and informally, to both features and content owners, and provide both low -and high-level guidance as needed.
  • Lead and grow a diverse group of passionate designers.
  • Be part of mentoring the team.
  • Use your experience, intelligence, and communication skill to help designers leverage their strengths and potential.


REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for this Creative Lead / Creative Director role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Ideally be able to demonstrate understanding of Unreal Engines. 
  • Previous employment as a Creative Lead, Art Lead or Design Lead or Similar.
  • Previous work on a AAA or mobile game.  
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

 

REMUNERATION:

The successful Creative Lead will receive:

-Competitive Salary + Benefits

-Company bonus scheme

-Private healthcare

-Flexible working hours.

-28 days holiday + 2 weeks shutdown over Christmas

-Staff Care packages

-Social Gaming nights. 

-Company outings & events (Summer BBQs & Christmas Parties)

-Ample staff car parking. 


To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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