Game Director
Games Studio
Posted on 7/19/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Subscription streaming entertainment service
Company Overview
Netflix's mission is to entertain the world. The company operates a streaming platform for movies & TV shows and has over 222 million subscribers globally.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Unreal Engine
Art, Graphics & Animation
  • At least 10 years of game design experience, including experience as a Creative Director, Game Director, or comparable design leadership role
  • Shipped content that is directly the result of the candidate's work that can be reviewed - level designs, gameplay mechanics, metagame features, etc
  • Can balance innovation with what is tried and true to develop a game that can appeal to 10's or 100's of millions of players around the world
  • Extensive experience working on live service games; Deep understanding of highly engaging content and how to deliver it
  • Deeply passionate about social systems and gameplay - both cooperative and competitive
  • Proven track record of delivering clear and consistent creative feedback that elevates other team members' work
  • Thrives as a member of a cross-functional multidisciplinary team
  • Communicates with authenticity, intention, and curiosity
  • Proven track record of empowering their lieutenants to make decisions and implement initiatives with limited oversight
  • Gets excited by learning new skills, dashing to pitch in, even if this means flexing beyond this role's core responsibilities if it can help us win
  • Experience with FPS and/or Third Person Shooter games is preferred
  • Develop, champion and continuously improve and iterate on the core creative vision for the game
  • Collaborate with the core leadership team (TD/AD/PD) to develop structure, plans, and process to realize the vision for the game
  • Deeply understanding, and then synthesizing all the unique advantages and opportunities that will be provided by the Netflix Games platform into a cohesive vision for a massively successful game
  • Develop the world/characters/narrative that are worthy of a Netflix film/TV series
  • Own the development of core game features from initial concept, through spec and prototype, to full implementation, along with your staff of talented game designers
  • Implement initial game features within the game prototype in Unreal Engine; Focus on rapid prototyping to quickly iterate to "find the fun"
  • Collaborating closely with the team to develop the concept into a prototype that builds conviction in the vision
  • Helping scale the team into full production then launching and operating the game
  • Develop and maintain a single source of truth about the game world, characters, universe, and narrative to assist with onboarding new team members, and help with expansion of the IP into other media
  • Collaborate with teammates by providing and receiving creative/team feedback, improving others' creative contributions, and providing clear creative goals