creative director

ABOUT THE ROLE

This is a chance to join a cutting-edge trailblazing studio, working with fast-paced emerging technologies and to be part of the digital ownership revolution.

Reality Gaming Group (RGG) is a developer and publisher of new gaming experiences and collectibles that utilise NFT and blockchain technologies at their core.

RGG is looking for a passionate Creative Director to join the team and help deliver ground-breaking games to millions of players around the world. The successful candidate will assist RGG in; releasing ‘Doctor Who: Worlds Apart’ (a new CCG where players have true ownership of their personal game content), as well as define gamified content for both original IP and iconic brand-based extensions throughout web 3.0, Metaverse and NFT game content.

This is an exciting time to join RGG, who have been paving the way for NFT utilising games since 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be the creative ambassador across the Reality Studios game projects, as well as provide input to help steer gamified web 3.0 brand extension content for external partners, alongside the Studio Director
  • Manage, mentor, and regularly review the internal game designers, providing them with clear career progression and self-development goals  
  • Ensure design teams have the proper techniques and tools to deliver top quality; systems, gameplay and content designs
  • Define and drive problem-solving culture both on your design team and for the team at large
  • Effectively communicate and evangelize the vision for reality studio projects upwards to executive management, outwards to external partners and inwards to the development teams
  • Guide development of features and systems to drive increased KPIs
  • Work closely with other development leads to ensure that gameplay and meta system requirements are fully captured across all disciplines
  • Work with the Studio Director to ensure design practices, standards and pipelines are followed and optimised for our products and teams
  • Work with Production to identify/track development risks and issues, providing mitigations and solutions for design related tasks
  • Participate in project scheduling, helping other designers to estimate tasks and identify dependencies
  • Help to maintain the flow of information and feedback for designers across the team, working in a clear, concise, and constructive manner
  • Manage, mentor and nurture existing design staff, lead by example, drive change, and inspire others to generate new ideas
  • Identify and propose additional design staffing needs
      • Maintain a close working relationship with the Studio Director, producers, leads, and other teams to continually push quality
      • Ensure that gameplay and feature implementations meet the quality standards and not only make best use of any licensed IP but stay within the boundaries of any licensor requirements
      • Champion and encourage creative, original, and inventive thinking within the team
      • Recognise and seek to understand different people’s perspectives to reach a suitable compromise or solution for the good of the project

          DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

          • 7+ years experience in the Games Industry
          • Shipped multiple titles in a lead, principal, or director design role
          • Strong design skills across a variety of techniques and styles
          • Experience in team leadership and management
          • Expert knowledge of the video game development processes and pipelines
          • Gain and maintain an excellent Knowledge of all the latest games that are in direct competition with the products that are being developed at the studio
          • A creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills
          • Enthusiastic team player with a can-do attitude
          • Have advanced presentation skills
          • Experience of working and implementing design content to a game engine such as Unity
          • Enjoy working with people and helping to find solutions to issues collaboratively
          • Excellent verbal and written communication with a keen eye for detail
          • Be comfortable managing and inspiring team members with your natural leadership abilities
          • Remain cool, calm and collected when faced with issues
          • Embrace and help others to embrace positive changes within the Studio
          • BE PASSIONATE ABOUT GAMES

                BONUS ATTRIBUTES:

                • Free-to-play or play-to-earn game experience
                • Enjoy a wide spectrum of games covering many genres
                • Be interested in blockchain technologies such as NFTs and Generative Art Projects
                • Experience developing on iOS & Android as well as desktop applications and web-based games

                  The health and safety of our employees is extremely important to us, we are currently operating in a remote working model, however, our London office remains open for flexible use, and we are considering a central UK studio premises in the near future. We understand each person’s circumstances are unique and we will work with you to consider the best way for you to join RGG.

                  To apply for this position please send your CV with the position applied and current and expected salary to recruitment@realitygaminggroup.com or click below. Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

                  Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months.