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Assistant Concept Art Director – Asia – Games

Location: Chengdu, China Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Virtuos Chengdu

 

OPM’s client currently stands at over 1000 staff worldwide. They are one of the largest and most well recognised developers. They have contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms. The have worked with many of the top 20 game companies worldwide by contributing to many of their largest AAA titles.

 

The Assistant Concept Art Director is responsible for creation of the concept art for all clients. Working closely with Team Members, the AAD oversees the visual style and maintains the production values until the final delivery. The AAD must have a strong knowledge of various culture and design aesthetics. Understanding of history, architecture and costume design is a must. The Director initially produces artwork themselves, setting creative standard. Throughout the production the AAD supervises a team of artists ensuring stylistic and historical accuracy.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience of concept art works in game industry, and several years’ experience of leadership
  • High level of creativity
  • Ability to move between art styles easily
  • Expert in Photoshop, Painter, Sketch Up
  • Strong artistic aptitudes and skills in industrial design, life drawing, character and environment painting, understanding of colour theory and colour palette creation
  • Experience in level concept art creation and collaboration with game designers and level artists
  • Highly organised individual with an eye for details and a passion for leading and mentoring
  • College / University degree in Art related field (including architecture, industrial design, textile/fashion design)
  • Good working knowledge of English is a must
  • Knowledge of Chinese Mandarin is a big plus

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage at least a team of 10+ Junior and Senior concept artists engaged in different kinds of projects (different styles, genres, platforms etc.)
  • Establish Art production pipeline in coordination with clients.
  • Ensure technical and artistic quality of deliverables.
  • Manage communication with clients about artistic and technical matters
  • Design and create quality benchmarks for other concept artists in the team. This may include (but not limited to) environments, backgrounds, characters, props, SFX and colour schemes of gaming or video production based on ideas presented by development teams.
  • Participate in recruitment and training of new talent

 

Is this you? The please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com today!

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Unit 5 Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO3 8AB  | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214413 | Email: Claire@opmjobs.com | Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm

 

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.

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