Game Director
Posted on 3/15/2023

501-1,000 employees

Multiplayer games on mobile, online, and social networks.
Company Overview
Kabam strives to entertain the world by bringing amazing games, and have fun while doing it.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
  • 5+ years demonstrated excellence working as a creative lead on major game projects
  • A portfolio of shipped titles in which they were creatively involved
  • 10+ years in games or multichannel entertainment development
  • Exceptional communications skills, both verbal and written, concise and professional with all levels of the organization
  • Solid business acumen paired with the ability to understand complex issues and synthesize the information into digestible pieces to share with the team
  • Ability to forge strong relationships within the team, across different disciplines and departments within the organization
  • Superb organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • A track record of strong leadership, leading by example and being comfortable with ambiguity
  • Strong understanding of technologies associated with game development and production (capabilities and limitations)
  • Remain current on competitor products, industry trends and techniques in art, storytelling, or game design
  • Partner effectively with IP Stakeholders - Lead the development of world, characters, and story with any associated external IP Stakeholders, and drive Stakeholder approval of long-range creative development
  • Hold Game Creative Vision: Lead and be responsible for foundation and development of a future-facing roadmap, including key creative priorities to support business goals set out by the Executive Producer
  • Maintain Continuity and Canon: Curate a set of living World Rules, Glossary terms, and Narrative outlines and ensure standards are met by creative collaborators and stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Own Execution Plan: Own the roadmap and priorities for the team. Drive the plan to make the game vision a reality using internal and external implementation resources. Ensure the execution plan is clear and realistic
  • Ensure Consistent Quality Delivery of Creative Content: Provide foundation and ultimately signs off on creative delivery, including world, narrative, character, quests, and other creative elements. Ensure fit, continuity, quality, and compelling creative direction for the product
  • Maintain Efficient Creative Pipelines: Set up and maintain the pipelines required to take creative production from idea to shipped software. Partner with Production, Tech Art, VFX, Engineering, Art, and Game Design to get the creative work into players' hands reliably and efficiently