Video Game Creative Director

Tempe, Arizona | Permanent | Job ID #59439 |
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Video game developer is looking for a perm Creative Director to work on award-winning games in the educational, learning, game space. Looking for a CD with a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude that can also be the visionary, strategy, budget/timeline regulator, lead design and production teams to success. Must be passionate about storytelling,lkm, games with storylines, narrative design, story design.

  • Creative vision control for game design, sound, aesthetic, narrative design
  • Make rule book for design processes, documentation and tools/programs
  • Oversee all deliverables, creative/dev cycles. Must do full lifecycle of concept, ideation, design, budget, key deliverables, and release
  • Lead design team and ensure milestones are met
  • Address QA/bug/troubleshooting issues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Needs to be a true innovator, great design eye and visionary

Must Haves:

  • 5-10+ years experience in a creative direction experience
  • 3-10+ years in a leadership role
  • Experience with commercial, educational, mobile, pc/console games
  • Experience with bringing games from inception to launch
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Passion for creating games that have a positive impact on players to learn the world and educate

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.