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Art Director – AAA Games – Scotland – Permanent

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #12043 Posted: 6 months ago

Everywhere Game

Location: Scotland

Salary: £Neg

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: AAA Console Game

OPM’s Client, a new Game Development Studio in Scotland, are currently seeking an Art Director to join their team at a very exciting time, as they scale up to develop an ambitious and ground breaking open-world AAA game.

The position of Art Director involves working closely with design and technical teams as well as the art department, to ensure this artistic vision is fit for purpose, feasible, and deliverable.

Skills and Experience:

  • Work with the leadership team to define the overall artistic vision of the game, and drive the realisation of that vision.
  • Work with other artists and the technical team to define standards, pipelines, and processes to ensure the art department can deliver to an agreed standard.
  • Work closely with technical artists and animators to define requirements and understand technical limitations.
  • Manage and mentor more junior artists.
  • Creation and tracking of production schedules.

Person Spec:

  • Wide range of experience with 3D modelling and lighting, including a good understanding of modern tools and techniques in character modelling, environment art, and ideally animation.
  • Extensive video game experience, including having shipped at least one AAA PC/console title.
  • Experience managing artists, in either a lead or director role.
  • Strong communication skills, and comfortable working across teams.

The salary bracket 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.

Tagged as: Art Director

Tags: Art Director Categories: Art , Creative

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