Art Director (m/f)

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Germany

Job Title Art Director (m/f)
Job Category Art Director
Job Description Goodgame Studios is Europe′s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany′s most successful technology businesses. With more than 1200 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 250 million players in 25 languages across 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 Art Director (m/f), you are the go-to expert in your discipline and will collaborate with the Head of Studio on all matters relating to game art to ensure our games deliver on the high standards we set.

Your Job:
  •  Develop and manage an entire art department within a studio comprising concept, 3D, and UI Artists
  • Actively take part in the game development process to ensure we create a clear artistic vision for each game 
  •  Take responsibility for leading and coaching the studio artists to ensure their output consistently matches the agreed artistic vision and     quality for the game 
  •  Take charge of all art-related aspects of the studio, make sure the studio adopts the best fit art style, and ensure the right choices are made regarding all things art 
  •  Lead by example, work in the game projects, and coach the team 
  •  Oversee all art hiring, training, development, and resourcing 
  •  Work with our learning and capability department and peers from other studios to address training and development requirements 
  • Exchange ideas and best practices with art directors from other studios as well as your team

Your Profile:
  • Several years of professional experience as an art director and team leader 
  •  Artistic vision and great technical skills with an eye for detail 
  •  Relevant 3D art and animation experience, good knowledge in the areas of concept art/2D/3D 
  •  Desire to understand our customers’ preferences and the ability to produce appealing art 
  •  Willingness to contribute beyond the assigned tasks, actively seek responsibility 
  •  Good communication and organizational skills, preferably experience of working in an agile project environment
  •  Good knowledge of English

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 work-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 Verena Berg.

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:
Salary negotiable
Location Hamburg, Germany, Germany
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 13/10/2015
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Goodgame Studios using their internal reference .
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