Art Director (m/f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Senior Management
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Berlin
Posted:
26-Sep-16
Company:
Bigpoint GmbH
Job Ref:
168148

Bigpoint is seeking an Art Director to drive and own the art vision of our next MMO game ndash; Game of Thrones in partnership with HBO.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in the MMO game genre and will have avast amount of knowledge for art, styles and trends in the gaming industry.This role will have you own game art vision, define the team and resources needed as well as ensure delivery atthe highest quality.

Responsibilities:

- Establish industry-leading best practices and processes for creating and developing free to play MMO games.

- Build and manage a AAA art team, focusing on strong performance and continued professional development.

- Create the game's vision, in collaboration with the Game leadership

- Communicate the Visual Goals to the development team and company ip holder.

- Enforce the quality bar across all elements of the game

Requirements:

- BA/BS Degree

- Minimum 8-12 years experience in creative game development with direct experience managing cross-disciplinary game teams and owning oversight of game creative vision.

- Strong familiarity with MMO marketplaces, trends and best practices.

- Strong design or artistic leadership experience and ability to work with and manage cross functional units to advance business objectives.

- Passion for gaming, especially online.

- Be an exceptional leader, with the ability to both listen effectively and influence a team and make hard decision.

- Experience delivering games based on renowned IP is a must.

- Advanced analytic skills including financial modeling and Pamp;L management capabilities.

- Be a part of the recruiting process at Bigpoint.

- Ability to work in a fast-pace environment and prioritize work to meet specific deadlines required.

- Must be mature self-motivated and results oriented.


Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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