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Gameplay Director Denmark Salary 85-90,000
Gameplay Director for AAA Game Project
Danish studio is currently seeking a full-time Gameplay Director to join a AAA project. We are looking for a strong communicator who understands all areas of game development, but is specialized within the area of gameplay. The right candidate needs to be very proactive, able to establish systems for planning, reporting, and controlling various aspects of gameplay design and development, and willing to work hands-on to achieve goals in time.
This person reports to the projects Producer and is responsible for supporting the Game Director and Producer to achieve state of the art gameplay within all respective fields of the game. The main purpose is to provide visible creative inspiration, motivate the creative team, and facilitate communication regarding the gameplay. The Gameplay Director also takes over responsibilities delegated to her/him by the Producer and Game Director.
Basic Roles and Responsibilities
Establish the gameplay vision for the project, in line with the Game Directors overall vision for the Project
Maintain a prioritized gameplay backlog for the project (feature list)
Communicate the gameplay vision to every employee on the project team
Provide clear direction and feedback to the employees working on the gameplay areas of the project (for example at task-force sprint kick-off and review meetings)
Provide visible creative leadership for the gameplay areas of the project team
Analyze and - if needed - react to input from external sources (such as consumer play testing, simulated press reviews, studio management, green light committee etc.) regarding gameplay.
Develop a prototypes based on the concept, demonstrating the vision of the gameplay and testing gameplay mechanics to reveal all risk elements before entering into full production.
Working closely with the studio Creative Director
Present the gameplay to the studio board and to the executive board at various update and green light meetings
Able to provide direction, leadership, and inspiration to individuals and the team
Proven track record of gameplay experience from AAA projects
Strong team leading skills
Able to support others in thinking creatively in seeking to resolve problems
Strong communication skills
Conflict resolution skills
Profound knowledge of project management methods and software packages
Deep understanding of the production process and working with technical and creative talent
Native like written and oral communication skills in English
Excellent presentation skills.
Proficient in MS Office (MS Project, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
A passion for video games is mandatory
Experience with Hansoft
Willingness to travel
International work experience
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