Design Director - Original IP

London England United Kingdom
5 days ago



Tonic Games Group brings together a family of world-class developers and publishers who believe that games are for everyone. More than 300 people strong; we bring together Mediatonic, Fortitude Games, and The Irregular Corporation to create original IP and to invest in independent game developers globally.

We continue to build on our ambitions and projects, as such, we are looking to hire a Design Director to join Mediatonic.

Mediatonic is one of the UK’s largest independent game developers which delights in connecting people through original, mass-multiplayer game experiences and breaking the mold with the weird and wonderful across every platform.

As a group, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry. We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.



We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us at Mediatonic as Design Director. You’ll be responsible for managing and driving our design teams across multiple projects.




You are a proven talent and vision holder with best-in-class organization and personnel management skills. You build confidence with our external partners and you have a transformative impact on our games.


Desirable skills:



Want to Work for us?

Are you interested in joining a business who strive to create moments that matter, for millions of players, in games that run for years? Does the idea of working together with a friendly team of Tonics towards the common goal appeal to you?

As a creative business, we recognise that creativity is best inspired by different experiences and perspectives and we strive to create a culture of belonging, where all our colleagues feel welcome and diversity is celebrated. As we push towards ever more ambitious and high-quality titles, we are looking for the finest talent in the industry to come and join us on our quest.

We not only offer you the chance to work with fantastic teams, on awesome and inspiring projects, we also offer competitive salaries, flexible working hours including up to 3 x remote days weekly and private health care.


How to apply & really impress us

As a people first company, our biggest priority is to hire the right person. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about really helps to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to a full interview. If you are applying for a creative role, remember a portfolio is essential. For all applications we suggest you read the job description carefully and let us know why you believe you’re the right person to take on this job. We look forward to hearing from you.


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