We are looking for an exceptional art director to provide creative and organizational leadership for an upcoming mobile game.
Establish a visual style that appropriately complements and enhances the game design set by the producer incorporating marketability, demographics, and target audience.
Create art bible that clearly communicates the art style.
Design and prepare an art brief for all event art; write up, brief descriptors, references and sketches.
Assign event art to vendors who are best able to deliver on the art theme and style.
Provide both written and verbal art direction to in-house artists and external vendors to maintain and improve art quality bar.
Create art and provide hands-on art support when needed.
Mentor in-house artists.
Work with engineers to define end-to-end content pipeline.
7+ years of experience in the game industry.
3+ years of experience as an art director.
Strong technical knowledge and ability to problem-solve technical challenges.
Proven track record of working with mobile games and free to play.
Understands game production design process and methodology.
Extensive portfolio displaying mastery of color, composition, form and design within various mediums, with an eye for detail.
In-depth knowledge of all aspects of asset creation including modeling, texturing, animation, sprite production, and VFX.
Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, 3D software. Unity is a plus.
Ability to motivate others and maintain a positive professional attitude.
Superior communication skills.
Won't settle for mediocrity.
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.