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Design Director – Netherlands – AAA Games – Permanent

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

Project: AAA Games

Our client is the developer of one of the highest selling games of all time. They are currently recruiting people for their upcoming, unannounced project.

As the Design Director you will own the project’s design challenges and translate the original vision into AAA mechanics, systems, and player experience.


  • Manage the overall design of the game
  • Work alongside the Creative Director to create vision that is innovative, strong, appropriate, fitting with IP
  • Supervise and manage all stages of the design process from concept to implementation, in all areas from mechanics and systems to controls and player experience
  • Motivate and energize the team, utilizing pillars, research, and references to lead them towards creative success
  • Mentor and support the game design team, defining the methods and strategies appropriate to the project and championing them
  • Drive the project and ensure everything is within agreed timescales


  • Expertise in game design with strong experience in senior/director positions
  • A seasoned games professional that has shipped a minimum of one AAA title
  • Outstanding leader with experience managing teams of people
  • A flexible, creative problem solver with a pragmatic approach
  • Excellent English speaker


  • Health insurance
  • 29 holidays per year
  • Industry leading relocation package
  • VISA assistance
  • Pension scheme
  • All commuting costs covered

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Design Director – Netherlands – AAA Games – Permanent

Full time

Published on 10/13/2021

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