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Art Manager – Hybrid/Flexible – AAA Games

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26132 Posted: 6 months ago

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client is looking for an experienced and organised Art Manager with a passion for collaborating with creative individuals. Are you ready to be the backbone of a growing art department?

You will work closely with the Head of Art and alongside the Art Producer and Art Directors to continue to drive for improvement and quality.

You will need to be a confident, supportive, and enthusiastic leader proud to be an advocate for the art team with a holistic knowledge about the impact of art in the development lifecycle. With a passion for excellence, you will drive consistent working practices, set ambitious standards, mentor, and support the Art Directors and Leads

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Shipped AAA console titles as a Studio Art Manager or comparable role
  • Experience managing Art teams through the complete life cycle of project development
  • Worked collaboratively and productively in cross discipline teams
  • Proficient in identifying workflow issues identifying resolutions and the ability to implement them
  • Strong aesthetic judgement and able to articulate reasons for their approaches
  • Good understanding of games development & the technical aspects of the art pipeline
  • Solid knowledge of industry standard task tracking software such as Jira, Excel, and MS Project

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Develop short and long-term strategies for a growing art department
  • Create and track personal goals and the career development of individuals within the art team
  • Identify gaps in art pipelines to ensure working practices are improved where needed
  • Grow the art department into a talented and flexible team
  • Develop spinoff projects to R&D new software and process
  • Review, direct and provide positive constructive feedback for central Art Directors and Leads to develop their abilities and output
  • Consistently update senior management on the status and progress of central art and resolutions for Art production issues
  • Collaborate with Producers and Art Managers to identify and resolve art workflow and staffing issues
  • Advocate and be a spokesperson representing the Studio at shows and universities
BENEFITS:

  • 26 days holiday + Bank holidays (increasing with service at 5 years – one day each year until you reach 31 days)
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and Vision
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Interest Free, Tax-Free loans
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • EAP a range of Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Plus loads more… including a wide range of discounts, freebies, and social events!

Tagged as: AAA, Art Manager

Tags: AAA , Art Manager Categories: Art , Creative

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Claire Ramshaw

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