Klang is an entertainment studio exploring the future of humanity through various forms of media. We aim to present deep, meaningful subject matter and gameplay in a way that's captivating, easy-to-digest, and entertaining for all ages.
At the heart of Klang is Seed, a large-scale, persistent virtual world that we believe will redefine the MMO landscape and have a positive impact on our species.
We aspire to bring people together through engaging media experiences and by building strong communities.
Creative Director - MMO Games (f/m/d)
Permanent contract Berlin (Germany)
Klang is looking for a Creative Director - MMO Games (f/m/d) who enjoys working in a collaborative and creative work environment. As Creative Director you coordinate and align all creative disciplines, to ensure the delivery of a cohesive experience that upholds the vision of SEED. If you're looking to join a team that offers strong career growth, and you want to work on an ambitious and ground-breaking project we have an amazing opportunity for you !
WHAT YOU WILL DO :
Ensure the vision of SEED, our product strategy and audience is reflected and upheld throughout the creative process to implementation
Lead a cross-disciplinary senior creative team
Work with the core team to determine priorities and make scope adjustments
Identify and manage relationships with stakeholders and customers, communicating key strategic choices and their implications
Accountable for the entire look and feel of SEED
Actively participate in people management and recruitment for the creative teams
Foster a creative work environment that enables cross-disciplinary collaboration
Work with the player research team to develop an audience definition
Maintain an active understanding of the audiences of SEED
WHO WE THINK WILL BE A GOOD FIT
5+ years experience as a professional Lead game designer, game director, art director, producer, or similar senior role
Shipped at least one successful AAA game
Effective at overseeing art, game design, and content in pursuit of a cohesive experience
Ability to translate vision and product strategy into concrete goals, outcomes, and actionable work
Strong people management skills, able to lead and guide a team of senior creatives
MMO and/or Games as a Service (GaaS) experience
Sandbox, simulation game genre experience
An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development
Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
Monthly public transport travel reimbursement
Monthly company co-contributions to private pensions
Reimbursement for physical health activities
Employee Assistance Program
Mental health support
Flexible office hours (with core hours)
Our own cafeteria serving free lunches daily - once we are back at the office
Monthly team events and activities
A dog-friendly office, adjustable standing desks, ergonomic chairs and mobile aircon units for hot summers
Healthy snacks and drinks in the office
We explicitly encourage applications from applicants from groups underrepresented in games / tech spaces. We value all kinds of backgrounds and walks of life.
Resume, motivation letter, references, web site (if relevant) To: Elena Leon