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Art Director


Skillsearch Limited


City of London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Art Director in London

Are you an experienced Lead Artist looking for a step up into a new challenge? This role at a leading indie studio could be perfect for you!

As the Art Director at this studio in London, you will be responsible for establishing the creative vision for games, ensuring that tasks are tackled in the best way and completed to schedule. You should have a strong portfolio of previous work in several different styles and a passion for mentoring a team!

This studio is proudly one of the largest development studios in the UK. They are made up of a passionate team of individuals who are well looked after as the studio has recently been awarded a health and wellbeing award! They are in plans to grow all teams in all locations over the next couple of years, so it is certainly an exciting time to join them.

As a part of the team, you will benefit from private medical care, a pension scheme, gym discounts and childcare vouchers, all alongside relocation support if you will be moving to London from outside of the UK for the role.

Art Director Responsibilities :

Directly manage the art team to ensure they fulfil their commitments

Help the art team to develop a strong visual identity

Help to establish the art vision for games and guide this through the development of marketing art, live operations, and documentation

Assist the production team in scheduling sprints and projects

Look for opportunities to improve gameplay experiences

Identify any risks to the Studio Art Director or Leadership team

Essential requirements for this role in London:

Experience of working on match 3 mobile games

Previous experience with scheduling within an agile environment

Strong knowledge in all areas of craft

Able to propose art styles to suit game designs

Experience with working on several art styles

Experience of working at several game studios

Tags: Art Director, Lead Artist, Game Art, Mobile Games, Mobile Match 3, Match 3 Games, Match Three Games, London

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