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We’re looking for a talented and seasoned Creative Director to guide story, character development, and world foundations for our game’s IP – breathing heart, rich texture, and novel depth into our world and the characters that inhabit it.

We’re a team with big ambitions and an obsession to create memorable game moments that leave players telling their own stories for years to come. We seek new teammates who care deeply about the experiences they create and the people they make them with, who bias towards action and are energized by the learning that comes with bold experimentation at an agile pace.

As a part of Netflix, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration. Now is an amazing time to join Netflix as we seek to entertain the world. We have over 230 million paid members in over 190 countries, and we won’t stop there. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include

  • Fully own the process of developing our game’s IP, working with Art and Game Design leadership to develop the settings, characters, themes, and multi-season story arcs within that world

  • Leverage a deep understanding of both narrative and game design needs to weave the IP, world, and story into a cohesive whole together

  • Shepherd a shared vision around our key aspirational character and teamplay core fantasies, acting as the torchbearer for how our project will intentionally deliver on them

  • Own communication around the IP, which includes developing and refining key artifacts that help communicate our vision to teammates, stakeholders, and partners

  • Promote an inclusive and diverse culture within our team, and let this ethos guide the stories we tell and the worlds we create

  • Participate actively in team playtesting and provide feedback

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has significant experience (10+ years) in:

    • Game creative direction, across multiple IPs and/or projects

    • Managing and guiding writers and other creative team members

    • Developing partnerships with internal departments and external agencies

    • Bonus points if you have worked across multiple media (games, shows, film, books, comics, marketing, etc.).

  • Possesses a deep understanding of IP world-building and narrative design

  • Communicates with authenticity, intention, and curiosityThrives as a member of a cross-functional multidisciplinary team

  • Excels in online collaboration with a remote team

  • Plays broadly across multiple games of varied genres

  • Gets excited by learning new skills, dashing to pitch in, even if this means flexing beyond this role’s core responsibilities if it can help us win

At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location.

The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $150,000 - $500,000.

This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here