VP of Creative

King Show Games, Inc. is an established and growing company within the video game development industry. Our team consists of highly motivated individuals who are disciplined in their specific areas of expertise. We have a dynamic environment with strong company culture that centers on respect, fun, and creativity. Our core passion is to make high quality games that entertain people all over the world.

POSITION: Vice President of Creative
LOCATION: Minnetonka, MN

Job Summary
The Vice President of Creative will drive continual improvement efforts in the production of the next generation of innovative casino games. This person will provide strategic guidance to a creative team of 50+ associates (Art Managers, Animators/Illustrators, Technical Artists, Sound Engineers) by championing a clear vision for the direction of the department. The Vice President of Creative will contribute to a positive work environment, allowing departments to thrive and produce the highest level of quality art and animation products while meeting operational objectives.


  • Create strategic goals and objectives toward ensuring high quality game production.
  • Create and maintain programs and approaches that cause best practices to disseminate throughout the Art and Sound teams.
  • Continually monitor and refine internal processes.
  • Plan and forecast department capacity and outputs.
  • Partner with the Talent Department in the recruitment and hiring process for Art and Sound.
  • Resolve complex operational, technology, and process issues by working in conjunction with other members of management.
  • Create or recommend, implement, and maintain needed training programs, advancing the development of current and future leaders.
  • Procure and manage outside vendors.
  • Evaluate and recommend new tools and resources (software, hardware, literature, etc.).
  • Facilitate the annual performance review process.
  • Additional department related projects as required.
Qualifications Required
  • 4-year art related college degree.
  • 10+ years of experience working within creative workgroups. Must include successful management of art and animation teams.
    - Fluent in the creative production workflow.
    - Effective management of concurrent schedules and milestones.
    - Knowledge of various art and design styles (Illustration, character design, audio, 2D/3D animation, etc.)
  • Experience with various creative software tools.
    - Photoshop, After Effects, ZBrush, 3DS Max, and Unity are preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, along with a keen attention to detail.
  • Problem solver.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. Team members may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above.

About King Show Games
Founded in 1998, King Show Games is a Minnesota based company providing entertaining video games that are played around the world. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers, mathematicians and producers that have created over 200 games. Our Company Belief consists of 4 principals:

THINK BIG – Think outside the box; strive to be successful.
BE FRANK – Be open and sincere in your dealings with others; be forthright.
FIGHT HARD – Believe in your ideas; speak up for your convictions.
After the call, MOVE AS A TEAM!

King Show Games offers competitive salaries and a full range of comprehensive benefits including a bonus plan, medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, as well as a matching 401k.

King Show Games is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates only apply. Recruiters please don't contact King Show Games.
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Please do not contact King Show Games about other services, products or commercial interests.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@ksg.com.