Games and Level Design
Permanent | Full Time
Senior Art Director - Candy Crush
Your Role Within our Kingdom
We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Art Director to lead our biggest and most successful game - Candy Crush Saga. You will join our team where your mission is to evolve and grow the game for our global audience to enjoy for years to come.As a senior level art leader, who coaches large teams towards excellence, you will have deep knowledge of what good art looks like and can drive your vision forward in both a highly strategic and tactical way.As the spokesperson for Art you will also have a close collaboration with producers, game designers, developers, business performance, player insights and marketing. You will also work as a key partner to your Studio Art Director, working on key studio initiatives.
Skills to Create Thrills
In the role of Senior Art Director, you will be able to demonstrate the following set of skills;
You can create, evolve and execute on an artistic vision and have an excellent eye for detail and what world leading games look like
With creativity and a true passion for games, you bring many relevant experiences from the games industryYou know visual communication by heart and can quickly create concepts and/or mock-ups to communicate quite complex ideas
You know how to produce appealing art in any appropriate style within available time frames and can communicate these processes clearly to large groupsProven track record of directing high quality, complex game art and animation, including gameplay assets, characters and environments from concept to in-game
In-depth experience in creating Moodboards, Style guides, Brand guidelines & other necessary documentationYou're a highly experienced people manager who can lead large teams. You understand what a great team looks like and can lead them to excel. You also have experience in leading leaders.
Strong communication and organizational skills, you feel at home with project planning
Interest in player behaviour and player experience and understanding how robust visual decisions can affect bothAn innovative spirit, you are happy to go beyond the assigned tasks, actively seeking responsibility at a team and studio level.
You have knowledge of technical constraints, optimizations and the implementation of contentAn online portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skills is required!
Skills in animation and special effectsInterest in visual and interaction design
Skills in Maya or similar 3D softwareExperience working in an agile project environment
Previous experience from creating casual and/or mobile games
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