Art Director- Mobile Games

Art/Animation, UI/UX & Visual Development Los Angeles, California


Description

We are looking for an exceptional art director to provide creative and organizational leadership for an upcoming mobile game.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish a visual style that appropriately complements and enhances the game design set by the producer incorporating marketability, demographics, and target audience.
  • Create art bible that clearly communicates the art style.
  • Design and prepare an art brief for all event art; write up, brief descriptors, references and sketches.
  • Assign event art to vendors who are best able to deliver on the art theme and style.
  • Provide both written and verbal art direction to in-house artists and external vendors to maintain and improve art quality bar.
  • Create art and provide hands-on art support when needed.
  • Mentor in-house artists.
  • Work with engineers to define end-to-end content pipeline. 


REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of experience in the game industry.
  • 3+ years of experience as an art director.
  • Strong technical knowledge and ability to problem-solve technical challenges. 
  • Proven track record of working with mobile games and free to play.
  • Understands game production design process and methodology.
  • Extensive portfolio displaying mastery of color, composition, form and design within various mediums, with an eye for detail.
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of asset creation including modeling, texturing, animation, sprite production, and VFX.
  • Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, 3D software. Unity is a plus.
  • Ability to motivate others and maintain a positive professional attitude.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Won't settle for mediocrity.