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Project Art Director

Creative Assembly
Employer Creative Assembly
Category Art/Animation
Salary Competitive plus Benefits
Location UK

This is an excellent opportunity for a truly established artist to take their career to the next level.

As the Project Art Director for the for the TW fantasy team, you will be responsible for delivering high quality, time efficient art for the game in a timely fashion. You will lead the art and animation disciplines both technically and creatively. As a core team member of the leadership team on the project, you will be involved in every stage of the game's development.

Key Responsibilities 

As the Project Art Director, you will be flexible in your pursuit of a great game. You will deliver high quality well optimised games that are visually stunning and impactful. You will provide project art direction, and have a solid foundation in artistic fundamentals. You will bring practical experience to the role and balance priorities and schedules, and communicate your decisions to the project team. 

You will bring excellent technical knowledge of game development. As well as having a good eye for the art in the game, you will also have a good sense of game design. You will bring your deep knowledge of your artistic area of expertise and a good understanding of various areas of art and design.

A core, element of this role is to provide clear leadership for your team. You will be responsible for mentoring the leads in your team in the work and their ongoing development as an artist and developer.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


  • You are currently a member of the Art Department at Creative Assembly
  • You have been through at least one project cycle in a leadership position
  • Deep knowledge of at least one area of game art
  • Demonstrable experience of being in a leadership or mentoring role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of artistic fundamentals - anatomy, colour theory, lighting, composition, architecture
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years – from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team – creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.