Art Director

Art Guadalajara, Jalisco


Description


Amber Guadalajara is looking for an Art Director to join our game development agency!


YOUR MISSION:
  • Collaborates at the concept stage with the producer and creative director to establish the visual style of the game;
  • Heavily involved in every stage of a game’s development cycle being responsible for the highest quality art for the product (2D, 3D, animations);
  • Gives input on the scope of the game and partners with senior staff to support the studios and business.
  • Analyzes product needs and determines the art asset list, appropriate level of detail, and necessary personnel for a project;
  • Through pre-production, leads the creation of storyboards, logos, user interfaces, character design, environments and all other visual material and concepts;
  • Keeps a close eye on the art pipeline, constantly checking in with the team to monitor asset creation from both technical and aesthetic perspective;
  • Tracks milestones and ensures that the team stays on schedule, critiques and reviews art when it comes in, gives notes for revision;
  • Motivates the team, keeping artists focused, and efficiently devises solutions to mitigate art product risks;
  • As both manager and mentor, identifies the strengths and weaknesses in the team and draws out the hidden potential of artists;
  • Responsible for the continuous artistic growth of the art team members.
YOUR SKILLS:
  • +5 years’ experience in the game industry as artist or AD
  • 2-3 mobile games developed from studio to launch, preferably as art director or associate AD
  • Strong artistic ability—drawing, painting, 3-D modeling and animation
  • Significant technical knowledge in game development
  • Proven record of effective management and superior artistic talent
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of asset creation including modeling, texturing, animation, sprite production, UI and VFX
  • Ability to motivate others and maintain a positive professional attitude
  • Superior communication skills
  • Loves games across all platforms!
Required Application Materials
Reel or Portfolio demonstrating skills
 
Our Offer:
- A diverse portfolio of worldwide games to work on
- An ideation team where you can bring your creative ideas which will be equally valued as your artistic expertise
- Professional and friendly work environment where you can make a difference
- Access to training and learning programs