Head of Department - Games Design and Development

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
01 Nov 2016
18 Nov 2016
Job Type

Head of Department - Games Design and Development

Full-time or 3-4 days per week

The National Film and Television School Games Department was established in 2012.

The department has quickly garnered a reputation for its skill in combining traditional NFTS expertise in character creation, storytelling, design, animation, sound and visual effects with games design and production techniques to create games full of   depth, texture and emotion. 

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about imparting their knowledge to and inspiring the next generation of games designers and developers. 

As an experienced Games industry professional you will have knowledge and practical experience of industry customs and practices, a keen eye for story and games development and importantly understand the value and contribution made by other departments (Screenwriting, Sound, Design etc) to Games projects.

Applicants need to be excellent communicators possessing strong interpersonal skills and a passion for student learning.

The National Film and Television School is an acknowledged global leader in the provision of postgraduate, high-level, creative and technical skills for the audio-visual industries. In 2014 the School was named ‘the Number 1 International Film School in the World’ by the Hollywood Reporter.

If you would like to apply for the role, please complete an application form, available from: and send a covering letter and CV to Dr Jon Wardle (jwardle@nfts.co.uk) and Debi Havill (dhavill@nfts.co.uk) by Friday 18th November.