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Art Director - London - AAA Games

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

Our client is currently building a team in London to lead development on a new and highly ambitious MMORPG. They are looking to grow a relatively small, tight-knit team, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools.

Our Client is looking for a new Art Director to join this growing team, responsible for leading the artistic vision of our project, and providing support, mentoring and guidance to the wider art team. You will have a demonstrable track-record of leading the art vision for multiple high-profile titles.

Requirements:

Shipped a minimum of 1 game title as an Art Director, demonstrating a high visual bar for quality.
Proven AAA experience in a development side art leadership position.
Hands-on experience driving the early concept development of a games art style, covering environments, characters and UI.
Good sense of storytelling and continuity.
Solid understanding of game design process and methodology.
Ability to balance the impacts of deadlines and resources with style and quality requirements of a title's art direction.
Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively with executive level staff on a broad range of topics: technical, business, and creative.
Comfortable getting hands-on where necessary in either concept or 3D.
Passion for video games is a must.