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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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Game Director

Description

Deck Nine Games is currently hiring a Game Director for our next AAA game. The person we are looking for is both a storyteller, and a game designer, plus a creative engine and an inspirational leader.

Could this be you? Well, do you love single player games?  Do you enjoy crafting narrow but deep experiences?  Can you love a game equally for both its gameplay and the relationships between its characters?  Do you hunger to stand in front of a large team, inspire them and lead them in creating a deeply personal game that fans talk about for years? If so, then you’re the right person for the job. 


Responsibilities:

  • Nurture, maintain, and evangelize the creative vision for the game
  • Collaborate with the gameplay team to create innovative gameplay with an eye toward story
  • Collaborate with the story team to break the story with an eye toward gameplay
  • Collaborate with the art team to craft visually impressive artwork
  • Listen to all the ideas, coherently answer all questions and protect the core vision
  • Work closely with everyone to create clear creative strategies and solve creative problems
  • Review, troubleshoot and provide feedback
  • Be a passionate leader every day 


Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Lead Game Designer, Lead Writer, Art Director, Creative Director or Game Director
  • Must have shipped at least 1 AAA title in that role
  • Must be willing to relocate to the Denver, Colorado area 


Benefits

  • Very Competitive starting salary
  • Generous PTO including paid parental leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Growth opportunities for your career 

If you are a talented and passionate game developer and you are looking to challenge yourself creatively, please apply today! Position is full time, on-site and applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S.


About Deck Nine

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games. We love the relatable characters from a game like Life is Strange and the amazing action storytelling from games like Last of Us.

Our first game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 90+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The studio is working on an unannounced story adventure game and is growing additional teams for more projects.

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. We are part of the thriving Colorado game dev scene and our location offers a lower cost of living and a proximity to countless family-friendly activities and amazing outdoor opportunities. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply! 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.