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Senior Director, Creative UPG Games & Digital Platforms

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Senior Director, Creative, UBD Games & Digital Platforms is an exciting role responsible for helping establish and guide the vision of all digital activations (NFT’s), games, and digital collaborations. The successful candidate will need both creative and business acumen to partner with internal and external teams to integrate and facilitate the highest quality products and opportunities. They will be charged with creating an inclusive, collaborative creative culture where the strongest ideas succeed and are propelled forward through experience, influence, and validation. In addition, the Senior Director will need drive the organizational culture to be more hands on with ideation, concept creation, story development, and game design/gamification to support our licensed business growth and partner development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate with the SVP, Production and Marketing to determine what kind of games and digital experiences should be created to support our strategic slate and define actionable whitespace.
  • Assist in the conceptualization and definition of new products and features aimed at creating exceptional experiences for our digital portfolio of products and opportunities.
  • Ensure product readiness and competitiveness by evaluating milestones and partnering with Production and Marketing teams to deliver collated, actionable feedback to our partners.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on industry trends, sharing insights and inspiration with the organization based on market evaluation and on-going research.
  • Help find, evaluate, and support our licensee partners.
  • Provides mentorship and direction to Production, Marketing and Digital Platforms teams by providing. regular feedback that helps them move forward along their career path.


• 8+ years of mobile and/or console creative game design leadership across successful, unique, and relevant products.
• Strong track record in game ideation with existing IP and creating new ideas.
• Diverse experience in multiple platforms - console, mobile, VR, free to play, games as a service, and blockchain/NFT’s.
• Proven success and direct experience working with IP and key stakeholders as a custodian of their properties.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and communicate product vision and align with market opportunity.
• Deep and broad knowledge of games.
• Team player with a proven collaborative spirit who will inspire the team to creatively lead while being commercially savvy to deliver great games.
• Ability to balance creativity with a strong business acumen.
• Ability to navigate a complex matrix.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills; high comfort interfacing with senior personnel both internally and external.

• Deep experience with Free-to-Play monetization and games as a service.
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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