Design Director - WWE Champions

Posted: 29 days
Design
Full-Time
Director / Manager
$186,300 - 291,000 + equity
Remote US west coast time zone
Scopely is looking for a Design Director to join our WWE Champions game team in our Culver City hub, or remotely within the US west coast time zone!
 

At Scopely, we care deeply about what we do and want to inspire play, every day - whether in our work environments alongside our talented colleagues, or through our deep connections with our communities of players. We are a global team of game lovers who are developing, publishing and innovating the mobile games industry, connecting millions of people around the world daily. 
 

WWE Champions is our ultimate and unique Puzzle RPG game featuring WWE superstars and legends across mobile and PC platforms.  WWE Champions is the most downloaded WWE game to date, with a highly engaged and passionate community - are you ready to take this world-renowned, top-grossing franchise to the next level? 
 

As a Design Director, you will report directly to the GM, lead a group of talented designers, partner with product leaders, engineers, and artists, and create fun, engaging, immersive experiences that shape and evolve player behaviors. Our ideal candidate is a relentless truth seeker, strategic and innovative thinker, team motivator, and driver of excellence. You don’t know it all, but you can learn it all and are eager to seek players' insights to iterate your design.
 

What you will do:
  • Identify existing design constraints and craft a multi-year design roadmap to help the game flourish for many years or decades to come (we’re 7 years old now) 
  • Ensure we provide the best design solution for each new release by understanding player motivation, behavior drivers, product goals, and design levers deeply
  • Define and prioritize goals, provide guidance during development, and approve completed design work
  • Build, lead, and mentor a team of designers 
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of game design materials to clearly communicate and share ideas/specifications across different departments
 

What we are looking for:
  • Deep understanding of behavioral economics 
  • Masterful in feature, system, core game loop, economy, character, and meta-design to shape positive player behaviors 
  • Track record of designing systems that shape player behaviors & drive product KPIs
  • Thrives in games as a live service environment, making changes with an engaged community 
  • Proactive communicator. Outstanding written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Growth mindset. Open to feedback 
  • Collaborate effectively with a cross-functional team in a global setting 
  • 7+ years’ experience in the games industry working in a design capacity, and meaningful contributions to multiple shipped titles
  • 5+ years’ Experience leading a Design team with a wide range of expertise
  • Passionate about WWE IP
 

For candidates in CA, CO, NJ, NY and WA, the annual salary range is $186,300 - 291,000 plus equity, bonus and benefits including healthcare benefits, retirement benefits, pet insurance, paid holidays, paid Scopely free days, and unlimited paid time-off. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

At Scopely, we create games for everyone - and want to ensure that the people behind our games reflect that!   We are committed to creating a diverse, supportive work environment where everyone is treated with respect. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and welcome individuals from all backgrounds to join us & embrace the adventure!   
    
About Us   
Scopely is a global interactive entertainment and mobile-first video game company, home to many top, award-winning experiences such as "MONOPOLY GO!," “Star Trek™ Fleet Command,” “Stumble Guys,” “MARVEL Strike Force,” and “Yahtzee® With Buddies,” among others.   

Scopely creates, publishes, and live-operates immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer™ experience across multiple platforms--from mobile, web, PC and beyond.   
Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform Playgami that supports one of the most diversified portfolios in the games industry.   
Recognized multiple times as one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” Scopely is a multi-billion-dollar business due to its ability to create long-lasting game experiences that players enjoy for years.   

Scopely has global operations in more than a dozen markets across Asia, EMEA, and North America, and is home to many internal game development teams, referred to as Scopely Studios, with additional game studio partners across four continents.   

Scopely was acquired by Savvy Games Group in July 2023 for $4.9 billion, and is now an independent subsidiary of Savvy.   
For more information on Scopely, visit: scopely.com.   

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About Scopely

Scopely is a global interactive entertainment and mobile-first video game company, home to many top, award-winning experiences such as "MONOPOLY GO!," “Star Trek™ Fleet Command,” “Stumble Guys,” “MARVEL Strike Force,” and “Yahtzee® With Buddies,” among others.

Scopely creates, publishes, and live-operates immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer™ experience across multiple platforms--from mobile, web, PC and beyond.

Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform Playgami that supports one of the most diversified portfolios in the games industry.

Recognized multiple times as one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” Scopely is a multi-billion-dollar business due to its ability to create long-lasting game experiences that players enjoy for years.

Scopely has global operations in more than a dozen markets across Asia, EMEA, and North America, and is home to many internal game development teams, referred to as Scopely Studios, with additional game studio partners across four continents.

Scopely was acquired by Savvy Games Group in July 2023 for $4.9 billion, and is now an independent subsidiary of Savvy.

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