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Art Director


Aardvark Swift


Barcelona, Spain


Art and Animation




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Defining the game’s art style, in line with the initial art direction
  • Conveying expectations to the graphics team
  • Developing high standards of quality
  • Supervising & approving work completed by the graphics team
  • Guide the development & maintenance of artistic tasks
  • Provide guidance & advice to the team
  • Managing freelancers and outside studios
  • Ensure the artistic framework, schedule & budget are all abided by 


  • 5+ years as an art director, senior concept artist, or lead artist on AAA console/PC projects (games published on mobile platforms are an asset)
  • Excellent artistic & technical skill sets
  • Expertise with 2D/3D next-gen production tools (knowledge of rendering engines and of compositing is an asset)
  • Technical expertise with the main graphics engines (knowledge of iOS platforms is an asset)
  • Able to adapt to different management/data-monitoring systems (TortoiseSVN, Perforce, etc.)

Skills and Profile

  • Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of illustration, animation, and graphic design with versatility regarding backgrounds, characters and UI elements
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles behind anatomy and design
  • Positive track record in terms of developing, mentoring, and managing multidisciplinary graphics teams
  • Excellent knowledge of game development & the realities of production from technical and conceptual standpoints
  • Critical with a keen sense of observation


Sound like the role for you? Get in touch!

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