Studio Design Director
Posted on 1/19/2023
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Experience leading game teams from a director or other high level design leadership perspective
  • A deep understanding of what makes games tick at all levels, with a particular focus on what makes them fun immersive experiences
  • Passion and excitement for applying yourself to highly complicated problem spaces
  • Excellent soft skills; you are able to navigate the day to day ups and downs of working with a large team across many disciplines and locations with ease
  • An up to date knowledge of design trends and the commercial aspect of video-games - the ability to understand and articulate the relevance of these to your own work; proven experience in working with Product Managers and teams, and ability to use expertise and knowledge to empower decision making to directors and leads
  • You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do
  • Manage design leadership on Rocket League and other projects in the Psyonix portfolio
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of leaders to guide and uphold a vision and business goals across the Rocket League franchise
  • Guide ongoing efforts to integrate Rocket League into a deeply interconnected ecosystem with Fortnite and other Epic products
  • Provide expert advice, guidance and feedback to senior design team members when sought and when you think necessary. You are ultimately responsible for the quality of work and processes within design
  • Work with production, discipline leads, and HR to manage staffing, team growth, career development, and major studio or franchise milestone planning
  • Use your wealth of experience and strong communication skills to inspire multiple project teams internally - fostering good working practices and a positive, collaborative working environment
  • Uphold Epic's design and gameplay quality bar while fostering curiosity and heathy risk taking

51-200 employees

Independent video game developer
Company Overview
Psyonix is a part of the Epic Games family with indie roots and has a simple mission of just creating something that the gaming community loves. The gaming studio is critically acclaimed and is the developer behind some of the biggest video games in the industry, including Rocket League and Mass Effect 3.
  • Medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • 401k with competitive match & profit share
  • Mental well-being program
  • Company-wide paid breaks
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Sick leave
Company Core Values
  • Hard work
  • Creativity
  • Inclusion