Art Director

Art Director

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A new game in development is looking for an exceptional Art Director to be the driving visual creative force behind this new game!

Qualified candidates will have a strong track record shipping successful mass-market casual games while in a senior creative role, with experience in the social and mobile space.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with product owners (General Manager, Lead Designers, Chief Visual Officer) to establish a clear art style for the game
  • Direct an art team of concept artists, modelers, technical artists and animators to the highest standard of execution
  • Establish an artistic style and consistently deliver within that style, within fiction and within narrative
  • Lead art reviews with peers and staff, providing constructive and positive feedback
  • Manage tight art delivery pipelines and schedules
  • Understand and be able to articulate artistic rationale in relation to Creative and Art Direction
  • Oversee outsource pipelines and turnarounds
  • Work closely with the studio’s producers and game designers to ensure there is a holistic and collaborative approach to the production of the game
  • Participate in concept creation efforts
  • Mentor artists and designers to help them grow into increasingly larger and more influential roles

Your Experience:

  • 3+ years in a art/creative director role, preferably including time with a casual mobile game
  • Strong understanding of all aspect of Art Direction and Game Development
  • Top-notch creative chops: you should be a great artist as well as a leader
  • Exceptional leadership qualities and best-of-breed communication skills
  • A strong understanding of 3D, 2D and Mobile game technology (Unity, native etc)
  • A great sense of people and how to manage them to reach their career goals and grow their skill sets
  • Passion for mass-market casual games is a big plus

 

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