CREY Games is a studio full of passionate and talented people focused on making an innovative and creative platform. With over 12 nationalities, CREY Games is a diverse and multicultural company based in two locations: Copenhagen (Head office) & Budapest (Tech team). At CREY Games, we are passionate about positive culture. Join us and see for yourself the open-minded and challenging work environment where ideas will have real weight, while you have real fun.
We are looking for a Design Director to drive the design department which is in charge of gameplay, progression, and UI/UX aspects across our products. The job can be based in Copenhagen or Budapest, or even remote (but need for travel regularly).
What you'll do:
Define pillars for the vision of the players' user experience on the whole platform (from second-to-second game feel up to long-term retention motivators) in collaboration with production and marketing teams.
Work with design/UX leads and the Production team to develop the design production process and ensure the velocity of the team and the quality of the delivery.
Mentor the Design Leads to grow their leadership and design skills and support them in their management duties.
Help to prioritize the development of our game editor.
Experience as a Lead Designer, Game Director, or Creative Director on a large number of game genres.
Has shipped mobile games
College or university degree in graphic design, art, or equivalent
3+ years in Leadership and Mentoring role.
Ability to think strategically and structure complex ideas.
Strong expertise in gameplay and metagame design.
A passion for user-generated content & creators communities.
A broad versatility and knowledge of art, visual communication, and design principles.
Strong comprehension of game design and related creative crafts such as animation, audio, etc.
Great taste and artistic judgment, excellent understanding of visual appeal for different types of audiences.
Great versatility and comfort working in a broad range of styles and genres.
Strong creative mind for ideation, innovation, and brand thinking.
Willingness to push the envelope and create experiences that will be a reference in the industry.
A positive leader with a strong ability to inspire a team.
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with other crafts within a production team;
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
** Important: Please upload a portfolio or add a link to your sites. A cover letter is also appreciated on why you choose this position and why we would hire you?
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies, please.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.