Get a job: Wargaming Seattle is looking for a Design Director

Wargaming's Seattle office is looking for an experienced Design Director to work with other team leaders and develop a strong vision for its newest title.

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Design Director, Wargaming Seattle

Location: Redmond, Washington

Wargaming Seattle is looking for a veteran Design Director to help drive the design of our newest title. We're looking for a leader who has managed design teams on AAA PC/console titles. Our ideal candidate will work with other leaders to develop a strong vision for a final product and will then be able to break that vision down into detailed design specifications, milestones and deliverables. 

What you will do:

  • Guide and support creative direction and pillars of the studio's product.
  • Coordinate cross-departmentally to ensure objectives are properly aligned.
  • Provide strong management and mentorship for the design team.
  • Effectively collaborate on design from all levels of the organization.
  • Establish and communicate clear goals for the design leadership team.
  • Manage high-level feedback and course-correct design as needed.
  • Review gameplay balance of online PvP game and offer creative solutions to resolve bias
  • Coordinate user feedback into design for product in live operations

 Skills you’ll need:

  • A track record of having been a part of the design process on multiple shipped AAA products.
  • Experience as a hands-on leader managing a team of designers through complex projects.  
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with multiple teams with differing priorities and create accurate timelines for deliverables.
  • Strong writing skills with an emphasis on creating clear specifications and concise communication to leaders and internal development partners. 
  • Understanding of how to iterate quickly to drive decision-making.

Nice to haves:

  • MMO development experience.
  • Free-to-play development experience.
  • An enthusiasm for military history.
  • Experience with Agile development.

Interested? Apply now.

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