Design Director – 4X Strategy

WarDucks is looking for an experienced Design Director to join us in creating an innovative and exciting mobile 4X strategy game.

As a Design Director you will be in charge of making sure our game vision is innovative while also following all latest industry trends making for a coherent and fun experience you will be in charge of championing to the whole team.

At WarDucks we are deeply committed to a healthy work-life balance for all of our team, and we make sure to have fun too!


RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS

  • Use your expertise to direct the studio to create an innovative game that follows the latest industry trends.
  • Collaborate with studio leads and designers to ensure that game designs meet quality requirements and deadlines.
  • Create detailed design specs for new gameplay features.
    Work independently and with other Designers to implement new game content.
  • Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the game design team.
  • Know the game inside out and ensure the very highest quality standards are being met.
  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members so as to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • 5+ years of lead game design experience with experience in mobile 4X strategy games like Rise of Kingdoms, State of Survival, and Infinity Kingdom.
  • In-depth understanding of live game economy systems.
    A solid background in building and operating top-grossing mobile games.
  • Highly proficient in system design.
  • Understanding live events and systems for multiple player segments feeding into a cohesive live event schedule.
  • Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences.
    Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • You have excellent spreadsheets and analytical skills.
    Analytical reviewing & reporting capabilities


We currently do not require assistance from recruiters or recruitment agencies. Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be responding to applicants selected for interview. Thank you for applying and for your interest in WarDucks!


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