3D Art Director - £DOE - Console Development - China

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - China

Job Title 3D Art Director - £DOE - Console Development - China
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Location: China - Chengdu

Salary: Depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

OPM’s client is a well-established client based in China and they have studios around the world!

They are known for their quality and have been involved in many AAA titles.

They have a rare and exciting opportunity that has opened up for an Art Director to work and mentor their 3D team.

You need to be highly motivated, well organized and aesthetically driven.

This opportunity will allow the applicant to work with various next-gen publishers around the world.

The position requires the applicant to be able to communicate well, have a strong understanding of what elements make a design and be able to identify specific requirements.

You need to have a good sense of composition, perspective and color and be able to guide 3D artists to generate cohesive and consistently strong artwork. Experience of managing, planning and estimating projects and other artists


  • Manage teams of 40+ Junior and Senior 3D model and texture artists.
  • Participate in recruitment and training of new talent.
  • Establish Art production pipeline in coordination with clients.
  • Ensure technical and artistic quality of deliverables.
  • Manage communication with clients about artistic and technical matters.
  • Supervise Lead Programmer and Architect.
  • Manage the department and ensure the optimum performance.
  • Ensure the quality of Programming deliverables.
  • Involvement in evaluation of staff.
  • Manage communication with clients in terms of project progress and technique matters.


  • Expert in 3DSMax or Maya, Photoshop and Zbrush.
  • College / University degree in Art related field (including architecture, industrial design, textile/fashion design). Strong artistic aptitudes and skills in 2D design, drawing, painting.
  • Experience as Lead Artist, Senior Artist or Artist Team Leader with hands on experience including X-Box, PS3 and PS2, and proven track record on real-time 3D games.
  • Highly organized individual with an eye for details and a passion for leading and mentoring.
  • Good working knowledge of English is a must.

If this sounds like your next role then email your CV along with demo work (max 5mg) to officemanager@opmjobs.com (MS Word format)

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |

Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |

Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm

LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/claireramshawopm

Twitter: OPMCreative

The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location China
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 01/08/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 3911.
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