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Art Director – Full Time Remote – Racing Games – Europe

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24044 Posted: 7 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.


To create and communicate the visual style and direction of the product through the use of visual, written and verbal communication with the art team, ensuring product is delivered to a high quality, on budget and schedule.



  • Lead the art direction of the project
  • Support the Art Leads in the implementation of the design
  • Provide leadership and motivation to the art team
  • Ensure good communication & coordination between the art and other parts of the team (programming, level design, design, production)
  • Recommend training requirements for the art team
  • Assist with recruitment and selection of staff for art team


  • Establish and communicate the quality bar
  • Establish the art vision and style across the project
  • Ensure good visual, verbal and written communication of style
  • Review game builds
  • Maintain art quality across the project
  • Structure the games visual narrative
  • Direct the games mood/ambience
  • Direct lighting
  • Responsible for the production of concept, storyboarding and pre-visualization materials
  • Conduct selected asset reviews
  • Identify project risks and issues, and communicate them to the Game Direction Team and Art Leads with recommendation for mitigation and contingency


  • Make a positive contribution to the team at all times
  • Stay up-to-date with latest art techniques
  • Other duties within the scope of the job title and at the Managers discretion


  • Chief Creative Officer
  • Development Director
  • Game Direction Team
  • Environments Lead
  • Vehicles Lead
  • Interface Lead
  • Cinematics Lead
  • Character Lead
  • VFX Lead
  • Render Code
  • Lead Technical Artist


Would have in-depth knowledge of…

  • At least two of the following software packages… 3DS Max, Maya, zBrush, Photoshop, Premiere, Houdini
  • At least one of the following game engines… Frostbite, Crytek, Unreal, Unity


Candidates are required to have extensive gaming industry experience, with at least two successful shipped console titles on the current generation of hardware

Tagged as: Art Director

Tags: Art Director Categories: Art , Creative


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