Sorry! This job has been filled, so can no longer accept applications.

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.
 

OVERVIEW

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.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

MANAGEMENT

  • 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

PROCEDURES & STANDARDS

  • 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

OTHER DUTIES

  • 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

KEY CONTACTS & STAFF

  • 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

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

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

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

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

mm

Claire Ramshaw

Lead Recruitment Consultant

See Claire's jobs

What is a Unity Developer and What Skills are Required?

A Unity Developer brings their software expertise to tasks involving the Unity engine. The Unity engine is a run-time environment…

Read more

The UK’s Points-based immigration system: What you need to know

Now that the United Kingdom has left the European Union, it’s important to know what this means for UK companies…

Read more

Game Recruitment Update

The field of game recruitment is growing day by day as new potential candidates enter the market. From a niche…

Read more

Copyright © 2021 OPM Response Ltd. Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, CO3 8AB, United Kingdom