Game Art Director

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - London

Job Title Game Art Director
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description What we want you for –

At NaturalMotion we make free-to play mobile games with two features: jaw-dropping visuals and super-accessible gameplay. For our journey into the future, we are looking for a Game Art Director to join our London studio.

As Game Art Director you are responsible for the games overall visual style, art quality and smooth production pipeline throughout development.  Working closely with the product, production, design and engineering teams you will promote quality standards and benchmarks while providing direct leadership and guidance to your art team. The Game Art Director must be a dedicated team player and be flexible in order to meet the day-to-day needs of the project.

Your contribution

  • Ability to realise and communicate a succinct artistic vision for the project to both the game team and wider studio.
  • Ensure the overall timely delivery, quality and consistency of all art assets created by the game team.
  • Manage and directly contribute to the creation of game interface (GUI) layout and presentation
  • Define and manage art pipelines for all game assets including; animation, UI and visual effects
  • Inspire, motivate, and mentor other artists in best practices, processes, and procedures
  • Create and document art guides and ensure all creative material produced by internal and external art teams is consistent and supports the game design.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and application of current digital art processes and techniques
  • 60-40 Split between Art Direction and Team Leadership.

What you bring to succeed.

We are looking for someone with experience and passion for creating amazing games from concept to launch. You will have gained valuable experience working through a number of development cycles and have a proven track record in the creation of high quality, high performance art assets. Possessing a solid foundation of art skills, and the ability to give in depth feedback on; anatomy, colour theory, composition and lighting as well as digital 2D and 3D art will go a long way.

Most importantly, we need an outstanding Lead who inspires with their vision and who develops and manages everyone around them to deliver something great. If you’ve done it, you know how. If you don’t, tell us why you can.
Salary Based on experience
Location London
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 06/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of NaturalMotion using their internal reference oZDGYfw0.
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