Global Creative Services Director








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Leading-edge gaming studio looking for a talented Global Creative Services Director to join the Global Publishing team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team player who’s eager to build and deliver epic user journeys and creative experiences through Bright Star’s owned, earned and paid channels.

We are developing Ember Sword, a groundbreaking social sandbox MMORPG game set in a community-driven PvP and PvE fantasy universe. With player-owned collectible cosmetics and a blockchain-enhanced economy, this game is on a mission to disrupt the current gaming industry norms.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, deadline-driven, detail-oriented individual with a passion for excellence in communication and a dedication to consistently meeting team objectives. Excellent interpersonal skills and a wide-ranging knowledge of multi platform marketing practices.

The Creative Services Director is a highly visible role, responsible for the creative output of all Bright Star Studio internal and external communications. The candidate inspires and empowers teams to do their best work by fostering a highly collaborative diverse environment and equipping creators with best practices, training, tools and resources.

Reporting into the Vice President of Marketing, you will also work closely with the Product, Publicity, Digital, Blockchain, L&M and Community teams.

Your TO Dos

  • Ensures Bright Star Studios products, brand and creative positioning exceeds expectations for the industry in all creative pursuits across all platforms
  • Alongside the VP Marketing, responsible for the development and ownership of the regional GTM marketing strategy and toolkits from production through to launch, localisation & continuity for global campaigns for each product
  • Talent, production, executive, creative, publicity and media agency management
  • Act as a mentor to all other team members practicing the core values of Bright Star Studios
  • Provides creative oversight throughout projects via daily and weekly check-ins and reviews
  • Works with VP Marketing to ensure regional initiatives maintain the highest quality and that our teams are constantly pushing the boundaries creatively
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to develop creative briefs for campaigns and future facing initiatives
  • Acts as ultimate arbiter and decision maker in the case of internal creative debates
  • Working with the VP Marketing, Product Leads, Director of BD & Licencing and VP Player Experience to oversee all creative initiatives, rebrands and packaging across product, publishing, blockchain, licensing and merchandise
  • Collaborates with fellow leaders to improve processes and protocols across the department
  • Multi-million USD budget proposals, management and phasing with a focus on KPIs and commercial objectives
  • Creatively execute content for target audiences, segmentation and develop corresponding communication strategies across multiple media channels and platforms
  • Lead international teams to ensure creative and campaigns are culturally relevant and compliant across LATAM, EMEA and APAC


  • Demonstrable experience as a Creative Director/Creative Lead creating innovation within gaming, agency, entertainment or the tech industry (blockchain experience a plus!)
  • Expert in creating toolkits for stakeholder and supporting media buying experiences across digital, social/influencer and publicity
  • Comfortable in multiplatform production environments across video/animation, still, digital, event and merchandising
  • Demonstrable experience managing teams of regional, multicultural stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple project budgets across different currencies
  • Genuine passion for creative storytelling, gaming and MMOs
  • Obsessed with positive community experiences, content/copy, and accuracy across all brand touch points
  • Ability to interpret, articulate, and present creative ideas to various stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to travel as needed
  • Application MATERIALs
  • Resume/CV (PDF Preferred)
  • Demo Reel / Portfolio Website


  • This is not your average gaming company. We are a culture which encourages challenging the status quo. Therefore, we are keen to work with people who value integrity, accountability, curiosity, inclusion, passion and innovation.
  • We are seeking the individual who wants to push boundaries creatively and use a future-facing approach to producing assets for all platforms.
  • We operate in an industry which is evolving on a daily basis, and therefore, we are looking for talented individuals who are comfortable adapting in a fast paced and often changing environment.


  • While Ember Sword is an MMORPG, prior gaming experience is a plus, not a must.
  • This is a UK/EU contractor-based role with offices based in the Netherlands, Denmark and Serbia. Remote working is acceptable with the willingness to travel as needed.

The TEAM at Bright Star

In just two short years, Bright Star Studios has become one of the most watched developing gaming studios in the world. Today we are a rapidly growing team, and though we are spread across continents, we are united in our mission to build the ultimate MMORPG experience for our community. The BSS culture is driven by a group of passionate, determined and talented individuals, hailing from a range of diverse backgrounds and locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer who hires people who are genuinely passionate about changing the games industry for the better. Always on the lookout for exceptional talent and potential, we care about good team effort, open and friendly communication, and speaking up without reserves.

So… if you are ready to rock the foundation of the gaming world together, we will welcome you with open arms.

About Bright Star Studios

Bright Star Studios, is a global independent games development studio crafting next generation original MMO game franchise experiences.

Led by a diverse team of award-winning venture founders, former world champion pro-players and entertainment professionals who come with decades of game industry experience, these innovators are carving a new path forward for MMORPGs across PC, Browser, and Mobile. The studio’s mission is to rewrite the games industry with a business model that favors the community through exciting competitive gameplay, instant playability and a leading platform which supports the player economy.

The studio is working on their flagship title, Ember Sword, a modern rewrite of the games industry business model which brings a player-owned economy and the community together in a unique and engaging cooperative role playing story-universe.

About Ember Sword

Ember Sword is a social sandbox MMORPG taking place in a player-driven universe where the adventure finds you. Built by a team of imaginative artists, engineers, and game designers, Ember Sword offers a unique community led and frictionless PvP and PVE player experience, and allows true ownership of digital gaming assets using blockchain technology.


We offer remote options and flexible working hours. We offer balance between work and personal life and are encouraged with open paid time off. All employees getting onboard 2022 will get a token package, and therefore have an incentive to make the best MMORPG. Besides that, we have the usual: Free coffee and tea. Social gatherings. Board game nights. Free office snacks, soft drinks, and occasionally friday bars.

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