Design Director in Atlanta, Georgia at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description


  • Join an established independent studio and publisher who is the winner of numerous Multiplayer and FPS Game of the Year awards
  • Create games that will continue to offer new and exciting gaming experiences to both fans and new gamers
  • Deliver a high-quality FPS that will ship across current gen XB1 and PS4


  • Won Top Work Places for 2019 by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Calm and engaging office environment with breakout and wellness rooms; equipped with all the latest technology as well as a recreation area with consoles/arcade games
  • A “work hard, play hard” culture that continuously is finding new and fun things to do as a company (think – Go Karts, Bowling, or trips to Cancun)!
  • Competitive pay plus a location that allows for low cost of living
  • Our client pays 100% of premiums for Medical, Dental & Vision for you and your family
  • Great PTO - 15 holidays, 10 vacation, 5 sick days, 2 PTO days for Volunteer work. Every 2 years following, you will get an additional 5 days’ vacation!


  • Roswell, GA


  • Work closely with the core Design Team to drive the creation and refinement of game designs.
  • Coordinate with Design Team members and the Producer to help define scope, schedule design tasks and meet milestone demands.
  • Perform ongoing design to iterate on, improve, and flesh out the game design throughout the development process from early design to post release add-ons.
  • Work with all departments on the scheduling and integration of the game design, as well as game feature development goals and execution.
  • Lead, coordinate and participate in collaborative efforts to implement and balance gameplay features, based on the design.
  • Mentor the design team to grow their skill sets and capabilities.
  • Partners with the Design Manager to provide feedback and assist in career development for relevant parts of the team.


  • 7+ years industry experience in the field of game design with at least 4 years in management position  
  • 2+ shipped products as a Senior or Lead designer (shipped title experience with both single player campaigns and multiplayer)
  • Excellent design skills and thorough understanding of game design theory.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to "think outside the box" when designing, challenge existing design paradigms, and push the envelope of design.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, leading to a demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team structure