Full-Time

Game Director

Updated on 5/17/2024

Skydance

Skydance

201-500 employees

Develops immersive virtual reality content and games

VR & AR

Senior

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 10+ years experience in the game industry, with 5+ years experience as a Creative Director or Game Director and portfolio of shipped games.
  • Proven track record in creating and maintaining design direction and shipping a game, preferably AAA
  • Strong at providing feedback that empowers team members to produce their best work
  • Experience communicating a game vision to teams and partners
  • Experience guiding multidisciplinary teams to create better storytelling and gameplay experience
  • Experience with developing and launching games in Unreal
  • Experience with melee combat or fighting games preferred
Responsibilities
  • Guide technical, aesthetic, and narrative details and review designs for mechanics and content throughout development
  • Define and evangelize game pillars, player journey, quality expectations, and key deliverables for assigned game
  • Regularly presents game direction and strategy of the game to project stakeholders and publishing partners
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with various teams
  • Work with designers, artists, and engineers to define objectives, maintain standards, and create robust documentation
  • Involved in producing pitch materials for internal presentations
  • Manage discipline leads and cultivate conditions necessary for their success, working with producers and studio leadership to marshal required support and resources
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications

Skydance Media is recognized for its dedication to crafting original and high-quality virtual reality (VR) content and video games. This focus on detailed and immersive VR experiences positions the company at the forefront of technological advancements in the entertainment sector. Employees have the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that constantly pushes the boundaries of VR capabilities, making it a dynamic place to work for those passionate about cutting-edge technology and creative storytelling in gaming and media.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$275M

Headquarters

Santa Monica, California

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

16%

2 year growth

44%