Art Director Games (m/f)

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Germany

Job Title Art Director Games (m/f)
Job Category Art Director
Job Description We are currently looking for a Art Director Games (m/f)

Goodgame Studios is Europe’s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany’s most successful technology businesses. With more than 900 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 200 million players in 25 languages across more than 200 countries. Our talented, motivated team of experts and newcomers forms the basis of our success. Become a part of the success story and apply now!

This position is subject to an employment contract. We kindly request that freelancers and companies who would like to offer us their services do not respond to this advertisement.

As our Art Director Games (m/f) you will be responsible for the art in one of our products. You will work with our Head of Art to ensure the graphics in the product maintain a consistent style and quality. Your role will also involve leading a small art team and giving feedback to them on the assets they produce.

Your Job:

  • Coordinate and develop the internal art team for one of our products from a technical standpoint
  • Ensure the product maintains a consistent style
  • Ensure the quality of the graphics
  • Work closely with our Head of Art and with other relevant departments (Game Design, Product Management, Conversion etc.)
  • Time management, prioritize and coordinate deadlines


Your Profile:

  • A completed degree or apprenticeship in art, graphic design or similar
  • Several years' sound experience as an artist, preferably in the gaming industry
  • Very good understanding of anatomy, color, perspective etc.
  • Very good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of other graphics software is welcome (e.g. in 3D)
  • Some leadership experience is advantageous
  • Outstanding social skills, both in a team as well as in dealing with customers
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Structured, result-oriented working approach, tailored to each individual project
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Passion for gaming


We offer:

  • An exciting job where you can assume responsibility and develop professionally
  • A dynamic team with friendly, highly-qualified colleagues from all over the world
  • Strong, sustainable growth and fresh challenges every day
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • A culture of mutual respect and an outstanding working environment
  • Further training with workshops, language courses and technical reference works, a healthy vwork-life balance, regular team events, sporting and leisure activities and much more!


Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. A maritime atmosphere and its Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life – and safety. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat, offer you a German course, and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

Your contact person for this job offer is Karsten Krausch. 

We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, your CV and references) as well as your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date, preferably through our online application form.
If you have questions regarding your application, please send an email to the following address: artjobs@goodgamestudios.com
Salary /
Location Hamburg, Germany, Germany
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 20/08/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Goodgame Studios using their internal reference .
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