Art Director

Design Pasadena, California

Position at codeSpark

Art Director

Our games ignite curiosity about computer science. To achieve their full potential, kids need to understand how computers and software work. codeSpark makes learning to code fun for young kids by allowing them to program cute characters called Foos in an entertaining virtual world.

We founded codeSpark because we believe all kids are natural builders and programming is one of the most rewarding and powerful ways to build. We are inspired by the great building toys of the past like Legos and we have a strong focus on making The Foos exciting for both girls and boys.

We are looking for a talented and experienced 3D Art Director to join our team.


  • Generate creative vision and inspirational designs
  • Model and texture 3D characters, props, and environments
  • Design, rig, and animate 3D characters
  • Define and maintain consistent high-quality visual style
  • Work with marketing and public relations teams to maintain a cohesive brand image
  • Collaborate with game designers and gameplay programmers


  • Talent for design, storytelling, and art style for young kids audience
  • Maya real-time 3D modeling, rigging, and animation
  • Experience texture painting for real-time 3D
  • Expert knowledge in Unity3D
  • 5+ years in game or entertainment industry
  • Strong technical proficiency with version control, art pipeline, and Unity integration
  • Experience with Unity lighting, effects, and particle systems
  • Strong portfolio of traditional drawing, sketching, or storyboarding skills


  • Experience with mobile/tablet interface design
  • Education experience (teaching, coaching, tutoring, learning games, etc)


  • Opportunity to shape strategy for a company having a global impact on K-6 education.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world by helping create the first generation in history that is truly connected and collaborative.
  • The fun of building an effective and multi-award winning product that is beloved by customers.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a creative and supportive office environment.
  • Board game Fridays! (And the occasional field trip).
  • Stickers and t-shirts...

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We care deeply about diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.