Technical Art Director Required by Leading Developer and Publisher

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Job Title Technical Art Director Required by Leading Developer and Publisher
Skills Required Art Director
Job Description Our Client is a global developer and publisher of AAA games. Their studio based in Shanghai is searching for a Technical Art Director to join them. The Technical Art Director will adapt tools used in cross-production teams and will take part in selecting suitable 3d production applications and establish work methods that are best adapted to the productions.
They will train the artists (internal and external) on selected methods and tools and supervise the integration of objects and environments in the game engine.

Responsibilities:

Be familiar with the graphics design documents and concepts, to be able to determine the graphics technical needs for the projects;

Test the engine that is selected or developed, request enhancements, verify all engine-related documents and modify or draft new documents whenever necessary;

Develop or determine optimal tools (e.g. (3DS Max, etc.) and methods to enhance and facilitate the work of the graphics team;

Test tools before they are deployed and ensure that they function properly throughout the production process;

Create, organize and lead training sessions for graphics team members so that they learn how to properly use the tools and methods;

Draft documents on tools, methods, training sessions, processes and engine constraints for future reference;

Coordinate and be the main contact between the graphics and other teams; Communicate technical constraints and their reasons for the graphics team as regular basis;

Establish the naming scheme for the files created by the graphics team in order to structure file location and ensure that the information is easily found;

Supervise the graphics design, integration and validation of graphic data in the engine; Be the contact for graphics issues during knowledge-sharing activities;

Carry out all other production pipeline related tasks.

Requirements:

Batchelors degree, or equivalent experience;

Five years’ experience in graphic design, including two years as an assistant technical director – graphics/game graphics integration or any other relevant experience Client focus;

Good communication skills (spoken and written); Extensive knowledge of 2D and 3D computer graphics software;

Extensive knowledge of video game engines and platforms;

Extensive knowledge of video game production working units;

Extensive knowledge of Max script;

Knowledge of data safety options (e.g. Perforce, VSS, Alienbrain);

Knowledge of coding language. (C++; C#; etc.)

Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 0208 144 6336 or cassandra@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs

Salary Competitive
Location Shanghai, China
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 19/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive Selection using their internal reference 952.
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