As the Art Director, you will be responsible for providing creative leadership, strategic direction, and artistic vision for our game development projects. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, ensuring that the artistic direction aligns with the overall creative and business goals of the company.
- Provide visionary leadership for the art department, inspiring and motivating the team to achieve creative excellence.
- Set and maintain a high standard of artistic quality, ensuring that the visual style aligns with the game's vision and target audience.
- Define and communicate the artistic vision for each project, ensuring consistency and coherence across all art assets.
- Collaborate with other department heads to integrate art seamlessly into the overall game design and user experience.
- Recruit, mentor, and manage a talented team of artists, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
- Conduct regular performance reviews, provide constructive feedback, and support professional development initiatives for the art team.
- Establish and optimise art production pipelines and workflows, identifying opportunities for efficiency and quality improvement.
- Work closely with technical artists and art leads to ensure the successful implementation of art assets within the game engine.
- Collaborate with project managers and producers to create realistic project schedules and budgets for the art department.
- Monitor and manage resources effectively, ensuring that the art team meets project milestones on time and within budget.
- Conduct regular reviews of art assets to ensure they meet the highest standards of quality, consistency, and creativity.
- Implement feedback loops and iterative processes to refine and enhance art throughout the development cycle.
- Proven experience as an Art Director or Lead Artist on AAA titles.
- Excellent artistic and creative vision, demonstrated through a portfolio of successful game projects.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills.
- In-depth knowledge of current industry trends, tools, and technologies and a working familiarity with Unreal engine.
- Expert knowledge within 3D modelling, texturing, illustration, and other relevant art disciplines.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
- Ability to adapt to evolving project requirements and work efficiently within tight deadlines.
- Competitive base salary
- Sign on bonus
- Stock (RSU’s)
- Well-being allowance
- Private health, dental and eyecare for you and your family
- 9% Pension
- 25 days holiday