Creative Director

Position Overview:

Blastworks is hiring a Creative Director!  This exciting and challenging opportunity will put you at the forefront of Game Design, leading the creative team to champion and define a games feature set and vision.  Working closely with Product Management and GM, you will design compelling and engaging features for social casino and similar genre games. You will shepherd meaningful features and creative assets from explorations through to development and release, while championing quality and ensuring that the final work will delight players!

Key Activities and Deliverables:

  • Responsible for designing game features and enhancements, meta features and game specific content.
  • Align with the Product Manager and GM to design and build feature rich content.
  • Work closely with the development team, artists and producers to drive the development of new features
  • Take a leading role with Marketing to design and improve onboarding, retention, and engagement campaigns
  • Use Business Analytics to identify areas where the customer journey needs improvement and champion creative solutions to improve our player experience
  • Be a proactive leader and coach with the team

Qualified candidates must have:

  • Minimum of 4 to 7 years in Game Design, with 2 years in a leadership role
  • Demonstrable proficiency with UI/UX or visualization/ prototyping software (e.g. Sketch); producing wireframes, and rough animatic prototypes
  • Self starter, well-organised, and a team player with excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills to help inform design decisions; identify areas of opportunity
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in relevant field

Preferred Candidates will have:

  • Experience with mobile product development in an agile workflow
  • Solid understanding of F2P game mechanics, monetization and game content pipelines
  • Foundational understanding of Social Casino (slots) math models

Victoria, BC studio is located at 1207 Douglas St, Unit 601, Victoria, BC, V8W2E7, Canada. Please apply by email below with your resume. No phone calls please.