Game Director Founder, New Product Experimentation

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Game Director Founder, New Product Experimentation
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New Product Experimentation (NPE) is a community of entrepreneurs at Meta building new experiences that will meaningfully improve people’s lives. As a Game Director at NPE, you will lead the development of a new social game from concept to launch and beyond. This is a unique opportunity to join Meta with significant freedom to take creative risks and you should be adept at fast-paced experimentation and ready to launch, fail, and iterate quickly. Our ideal candidate has the ability to lead a small team, ideate and build a game from scratch, and bring key executive stakeholders along on the journey.
Game Director Founder, New Product Experimentation Responsibilities
  • Leading a small team to conceptualize, develop, and launch an innovative social game
  • Establishing and communicating game vision and strategy with executive leadership and key stakeholders
  • Managing budget and scope for the game
  • Quickly recruiting best-of-class talent and developing them into a high-functioning team
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience communicating with executive level stakeholders, investors, publishers, etc.
  • Shipped a game as a lead/senior designer (Lead role on the shipped title(s) “must” include design)
  • Experience and Interest for designing the play experiences that connect with our designated audience (15-24 M/F parity)
  • Experience and Interest for designing multiplayer, social experiences/systems
  • 10+ years of experience making games
  • Experience working in/with Unreal Engine or Unity (or equivalent game engine)
  • Experience building, leading and managing a team, as well as managing up. Needs to be knowledgeable to communicate well with the team as its leader, within the team as part of the production process (whether they’re a designer, engineer, artist, etc.), and with stakeholders outside of day-to-day
  • Demonstrated design decision making experience. An innate design sense and the experience to collaborate and take input are definitely needed and expected, but a director also needs to be knowledgeable to identify when to pick an approach/direction (based on all ideas) and move forward
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with F2P games, including business model and live operations as service post launch, community management, taking feedback from players, etc.
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $230,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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