Design Director, Game Studio

Palo Alto & San Francisco, CA
6 days ago
Machine Zone is a global leader in mobile gaming, with a track record of delivering some of the world’s most successful mobile games including Game of War, Mobile Strike and Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire . We combine the power of technology and creative vision to create experiences that connect people from all corners of the globe. Machine Zone was acquired by AppLovin in May 2020.

AppLovin was named one of the Best Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing 2022 by Fortune, one of the Hottest Adtech Companies of 2021 by Business Insider, and a Certified Great Place to Work in 2021 and 2022. Fortune recognized AppLovin as one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2022, alongside The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal who have also awarded AppLovin one of the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work for the past four years. Our team members are regularly recognized for their work and leadership, including recent award wins for San Francisco Business Times’ Outstanding LGBTQ+ Leaders 2022, Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Adtech 2022, Glassdoor’s Top CEOs 2019, and the Women in Content Marketing Awards 2021.

This role is a crucial piece of the Game Design team at MZ Game Studio leading a team of the industry’s top game designers and will report to our Studio GM. We are looking for an inspiring leader to help keep our design team engaged and creative. You will be responsible for leading the design teams who create features and systems for our portfolio of mobile games. You should be a game design guru and understand all aspects of game design and development.

If you are a strong communicator who can give clear direction, manage cross functional team relationships, and drive ideas into reality, MZ Game Studio wants to chat with you! Your team’s designs will be felt and experienced by tens of millions of global players in the future; this is your chance to leave your legacy and be part of gaming history!

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