As an Associate Art Director, you will work closely with the Art Director, Art Leads and the Production Team to oversee the direction, creation, completion of a range of art content and deliver consistent, high-quality visuals.Collaborate with the Art director and the Art Leads to define the visual quality goals for a range of art assets Work closely with the Art Director to establish the Art Direction and Vision. Lead a team of Lead Artists in the creation of various art contents. Oversee the quality of various art content through all phases of production stages. Provide a cohesive feedback on a range of art assets that pertain to the artistic vision. Manage and advance an organized pipeline and workflow. Work with technical disciplines and engine team to help improve workflow. Work with production team to manage team deliverables, ensuring they meet the defined objectives, defined quality bar, and schedule. Manage, mentor, and inspire team members, guiding them with clear, artistic direction. Promote a culture of collaborative innovation. Perform any other duties as assigned by Line manager or authorized person with accountability and responsibility defined prior to the commencement of these duties. Stay up-to-date on the capabilities and workflows in Game Engine and other authoring tools as provided and used by the company. Provide oversight on ensuring all art assets conform to the defined technical and artistic requirements. Mentor and inspire team of Artists. Help to bridge the gap between other departments and work with various disciplines outside of art. RequirementsExtensive experience in AAA art asset creation. A minimum of 8 years professional experience with an art background in the games industry. A minimum of 2 years as a Lead Artist in the games industry. Expert experience with current 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya or equivalent. Expert experience with texture creation/authoring tools such as Substance. A strong understanding of art and design fundamentals. Excellent communication skills with the capability to successfully work across multiple teams. Meticulous attention to detail. Excellent organizational skills. A positive collaborative and professional working attitude. Strong English skills, both written and verbal.
Overseeing and managing a team of talented artists you shall - though an excellent approach to production and communication and expert hands-on artistic and technical capabilities - drive the team to produce a wide range of exceptional work.
You are a meticulous, well organized leader with a strong hands-on background with a passion for various artistic disciplines. You will work closely with the Art Director to establish and implement artistic vision for various art content. Your experience in AAA-level production will allow you to identify project risks, dependencies and propose solutions when required.