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Art Director/Manager – Marketing Team -Mobile Games – Scotland

Location: Dundee, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Outplay Entertainment

Location: Scotland

Salary: £Neg

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: Mobile Games

Note: This studio can sponsor a VISA but the candidate must have the required skills and experience in video games.


My client is currently recruiting for an experienced Art Director/Manager for their Marketing Art team.

You will lead, mentor, and manage a team of designers to support the demands of our evolving portfolio of visually stunning and engaging mobile games.

Their talented Marketing Art team supports the development studio and products and drives brand marketing initiatives, creating all the assets/banners and videos for our outbound mobile UA marketing and recruitment campaigns.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a talented creative leader to flourish in this strategic role. Moreover, this person will play an important role in building game branding through promotional materials such as emails, logo development and community engagement.

The ideal candidate is an experienced people manager of a Creative Team and can raise the bar in illustration, motion graphics, and/or design.

Skills and Experience:

  • Lead a team of marketing designers and video artists from project ideation and conceptual development to delivery
  • Coach, mentor, and provide career path guidance to the team
  • Develop concepts and positioning for user acquisition campaigns across multiple games (including existing game art work along with new creative ideas)
  • Drive the creative brainstorm sessions to guide the conversion of marketing creative ideas into effective art and copy
  • Direct and assign workflow while supervising and implementing design process
  • Incorporate marketing data to help drive ongoing art direction and creative process
  • Creatively support the lifecycle of a game from soft launch to worldwide launch and beyond
  • Provide necessary artistic/vision guidance thorough documentation and frequent feedback to team
  • Oversee the delivery of tasks from design team members and be accountable for the quality of final handoff and meeting deadlines
  • Communicate high level business and process directives to team with direction from Head of Marketing

Person Spec:

  • Extensive experience as a lead artist, designer, or art director
  • Creative people management skills
  • Highly proficient in fine art, illustration, and animation fundamentals
  • Highly proficient in latest version of Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro
  • Experience in motion graphic design; 3D skills a plus
  • Advanced use of tools like Confluence and Jira
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Able to prioritise work flow for team; experience with juggling multiple clients and projects
  • Comfortable presenting to senior management
  • Drive to consistently improve as an artist and mentor
  • Creative, flexible, collaborative, and innovative
  • Ability to work in a variety of styles with team of varying skillsets and experience levels
  • Strong specialisation managing multiple art disciplines
  • Able to inspire and motivate others through projects and in day to-day work
  • Able to communicate to all levels of leadership across disciplines
  • Level-headed, logical, and 100% reliable

About the studio:

Our client is the largest independent mobile developer in Scotland.

They have released 13 titles which have generated over 60 million downloads.

Each product is developed and owned by the team; they drive the development, design, and creative direction of the products in coordination with our directors, marketing, and analytics’ teams so we offer a real hands-on experience.




Tagged as: Art Director

Tags: Art Director Categories: Art , Creative


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