Assistant Game Director

Job typeGame Development/Publishing
LocationUnited Kingdom - Manchester
TypeFixed Term
Posted DateSep. 24, 2019
TT Games Studios Limited, a division of WB Games Inc., are seeking to recruit a Senior Designer on a 12 month fixed term contract based in Knutsford/Wilmslow, with a view to becoming a permanent position.

Working with the Head of Design and Game Director, your role will be to take ownership of the day to day design duties on an exciting new project, including design, concept presentation and prototyping. This is a great opportunity for an experienced designer to join a project in its infancy and become the project champion.

Specific Experience:
  • Shipped two or more titles.
  • Experience of both console and mobile game development is desirable.
  • Experience of handling beloved IP.
  • Inspirational leadership skills, an elegant, straightforward and confident communicator.
  • Knowledge about both mobile and console games and the key design trends and opportunities that will shape the industry in the future.
  • Ideally you will have demonstrated ability in executing best-practice Live Operations and Games as a Service approaches, which deliver vibrant, performant content week after week.
  • Experience with Unity3D Game Engine.

Core Skills:
  • Work with the Head of Design / Game Director on the project to help manage the creative direction of the project throughout the concept, pre-production and development lifecycle.
  • Under direction of the Game Director work closely with Department Leads and Production to ensure that the team have all required information to get the game completed to the highest possible standard.
  • Create new content designs and concepts and present/pitch them to Leadership Team.
  • When required under the direction of WB/Senior Management/Head of Design perform PR duties for the respective title on or off site.
  • The creation and maintenance of detailed game and game system documentation.
  • Responsible for Rapid concept prototype and iteration of concepts.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.
  • Practical and methodical approach to both technical and creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects / tasks.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

About TT Games

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With 30 years of success behind our studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, we have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.

In late 2016 we were extremely proud to be joined by Playdemic, one of the UK’s most successful free-to-play mobile games developers and publishers. Their most recent title, Golf Clash, is a top-grossing smash hit on iOS and Android. Exciting news continued into 2017 as TT Odyssey was established, founded by some of the leading talent in the mobile games industry. TT Odyssey is the Brighton based, mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, designing from the ground-up a LEGO video game as a free to play mobile title.

We are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join our AAA studio and to be part of everything we do, because we know it is the talent and dedication of our employees that has made our 30 years of success possible.

TT Games offers successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people! We aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits we’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance. We also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more!

We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.

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