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Associate Art Director

4411584003

Build a Rocket Boy

Negotiable

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation

ASAP

24/03/2021

Director Executive

Permanent | Full Time

No

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.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • Requirements

  • Extensive 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.




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