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Design Director

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Francisco, CA

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the worldโ€™s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

At Warner Bros. Games San Francisco we are bringing to life some of the worldโ€™s most iconic characters, stories, and universes. Come help us build a world-class studio and take leading entertainment franchises to 1.2 billion mobile gamers. We are committed to creating fun and engaging games for our fans and are positioning ourselves to be a top player in mobile.

Join us. Shape your story here.

The Job
The Design Director is a key leader that possesses superior in-depth discipline knowledge, solid interpersonal, technical skills and requires a mastery in the ability to communicate complex design principles. Provides career guidance and mentorship for their staff.

The Daily

  • Provides senior-level guidance and mentorship in the design teamโ€™s growth through career planning and development
  • Participate in determining the direction and creative vision of the product
  • Partner with pod leads, producers and other stakeholders in reviewing project objectives, progress and milestones
  • Lead a team of designers in the creation and execution of features, lead roundtable discussions around design concepts, principles and competitor products

The Essentials

  • Minimum 4 years of progressively complex game design experience
  • Minimum 3 years F2P Mobile games experience from concept to live operations
  • Mastery of game design principles, can articulate complex concepts into practical application through example
  • Has prior experience managing designers
  • Shipped at least 1 title

The Nice to Haves

  • Deep knowledge of major Warner Brothers intellectual property, such as DC Entertainment super-heroes
  • Deep understanding of the collectible character / RPG genre
  • Narrative writing skill

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands