Design Director 'Live Services'

Develop strategies that balances UX, player engagement and commercial considerations
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The Role

In this unique Director’s role at Arrowhead Game Studios, you are responsible for designing Arrowhead’s Live Service strategy. This includes in-game economy and related systems as well as content strategy for a Live Service game. You will leverage your knowledge of player behavior and motivation, as well as your experience from driving player engagement. All in order to keep our players on the tip of their (gaming)chairs and create the ultimate Live Service experience. 

Your contribution

As a Design Director ‘Live Services’, your main tasks and responsibilities are: 

  • Create and execute the Live Service strategy for our games;
  • Design in-game systems related to our Live Service offerings; 
  • Be a key stakeholder in the implementation of Live Service elements in the game, working closely with the development teams;
  • Establish and track key KPIs for our Live Service efforts;
  • Develop and test hypotheses to increase player interaction and engagement;
  • Analyze relevant and available (sales) data in order to develop short- and long term strategies;
  • Partner up with the Community Team to entice and interact with our player base to ensure your strategies will have the desired effect(s). 

Our requirements

We’re looking for a Design Director ‘Live Services’ with the following background and experience: 

  • Experience with building live service plans for a AAA project; 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within the gaming, or other relevant, industry working on live, or frequently updated, projects/titles; 
  • Extensive knowledge on interpreting player data and translating the data into tangible projects; 
  • Marketing experience is considered a bonus for this position, but is not required.

Practical information

Scope: Full-time, 40 hours per week. We offer a permanent position and relocation aid for the right candidate.

Location: Stockholm

If you think this position matches your ambition, background and skills, we would love to hear from you!  


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    You have the freedom to plan your workday according to your preferences, keeping in mind that between 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-15:00 you are available for (team) meetings.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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