Senior Development Director

There are many things that make Believers who we are, but our defining characteristic is an unwavering dedication to the player experience. We believe that player-first development is critical for games, esports, and all forms of media that allow us to engage with our favorite worlds and heroes. We are not just a game company, we are a company for Gamers. We believe that collaboration and diverse thought drive innovation, and we foster a development culture around that principle.

As a Development Director, you will work closely with leadership and all disciplines to champion the most resonant game for our Players. In this role, you’ll take the product vision and translate it into an executable roadmap, and develop ways to drive the team forward.

What you'll do

Ensure the game is fun through these responsibilities:  

  • Regularly play the game both internally and with live Players.

  • Work with the Game Director, Studio Leadership, and Players to gather and document the goals the product must meet for its players.

  • Ensure the product development cycle and immediate steps are clear and achievable through regular engagement with product and studio leadership.

  • Build and maintain an overall product roadmap and staffing strategy.

  • Support the creation, curation, and oversight of implementation of a multi-year audience focused strategy that will delight Players.

  • Continually assist in leading the team forward to achieve the vision outlined through various means, including, but not limited to: curating the overall product backlog with the Game Director, reviewing team strategies, hiring and/or overseeing team growth.

What you'll need

  • 2+ years of experience as a leader (3-to-100+ people) in game development.

  • Love for games.

Potential candidates,  please note - research shows that certain groups of candidates may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. If you see yourself at Believer but don’t check every single requirement, we would still love to be in touch with you for current and future opportunities.


  • Annual salary range: $226,000 - 339,000

  • In addition to annual salary we are also offering equity packages. These are dependent on the candidate and operate on a sliding scale depending on base salary selections.


Making great games is hard, so we do our best to make the other parts less hard.

  • Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. Believer pays 100% of monthly costs for these plans!

  • Access to Rightway health insurance service to help you navigate health insurance

  • Spring Health mental health services

  • 10 observed holidays +  10 days for Winter Break and “Take What You Need” PTO policy

  • Remote-friendly team

  • Current generation Macbooks or Windows machines

We are committed to continuing to expand our benefits and perks to support all Believers.

About Us

We’re an independent game studio with developers all over the world and a home base in Los Angeles, California. Our team of industry veterans and talented newcomers is united by a deep love for players and a commitment to put them at the center of the games we create, the worlds we build, the stories we tell, and the business we run to keep the fun going for as long as players keep believing. 

Diversity / Equal Opportunity

We are committed to creating a diverse environment where Believers of all backgrounds can do their best work and grow professionally. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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