Game Director at Playground Labs - Nov 23

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Job Overview

  • Playground Labs is seeking a Game Director to set the product and design vision of a game while leading external teams to create engaging gameplay experiences. The Game Director will be responsible for working alongside executive management to determine key gameplay objectives, core economic loops, and lore directions.

  • Game Directors who have experience launching titles, managing remote teams and external parties, and are excited about the potential for web3 within gaming will excel in this role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create vision documents, product goals, design documents, that inform the contributors
  • Ensure design supports a gameplay-first player experience
  • Own, articulate, and evangelize product direction
  • Be a jack of all trades when necessary to generate the largest impact
  • Ensure game team is focused on decisions to produce the largest impact as quickly as possible
  • Act as a player advocate to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and visual excitement
  • Establish standards and design systems for a fun and balanced experience for consumers
  • Give constructive feedback regarding game features and be able to accept feedback in kind
  • Identify and champion game enhancements and improvements to other key stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively and clearly within and across teams, and to the game community


  • Able to develop and champion a strong design vision for a game system from concept to completion
  • Outstanding self-motivation and initiative
  • Able to work well in a team environment with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work creatively in a demanding technical environment
  • Must be able to deliver systems and features to a high standard of quality
  • Strong ability to analyze and adapt designs based on feedback and data
  • Collaborative, self-motivated, and effective time-management skills
  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills
  • Quickly adapt to new tools, technologies and development methodologies
  • Passion for games and desire to create fun and engaging experiences
  • 3+ years of experience making games
  • Experience in management role
  • Understand that while a great idea is important, great execution of said idea is even better (kudos to Nexon for this)


  • Participation, either as a user or a creator, inside web3 gaming projects
  • One or more years of hobbyist or professional experience with blockchains or cryptocurrency


  • Game Director compensation at Playground Labs consists of a competitive salary package alongside awarded tokens for the projects in which they participate.


  • Fully remote work with flexible work hours
  • Comprehensive health insurance & benefits (US Employees only)
  • Paid time off
  • Educational and training opportunities

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Playground Labs brings digital productivity to life in the metaverse. By developing decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and play-to-earn gaming products within the virtual world, Playground Labs builds next-generation infrastructure for the metaverse economy and enables everyone to generate real economic utility by playing the games they love. For more information, visit

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