Art Director

serenityforge

Serenity Forge
Published
May 13, 2021
Category
Art  
Job Type
How to Apply
Send a resume, cover letter, and (if applicable) portfolio link to jobs@serenityforge.com

Description

We are looking for an Art Director to oversee the stylistic and asset production needs for a new game development project. Under the supervision of the project director and in collaboration with the other component leads, you will shepherd the art and animation team to create striking visual assets for an immersive 3D game.

We are seeking someone able to join us at our office in beautiful Boulder, Colorado once COVID-19 conditions improve.

Responsibilities

  • Craft a unique visual language and artistic pipeline in concert with the vision of the project director
  • Supervise a team of roughly 10 people of multiple disciplines within the spectrum of art and animation asset production
  • Review artistic work product to ensure it conforms to the highest standards and a cohesive artistic vision
  • Work with your art and animation staff to ensure development deadlines are met
  • Work with the producer and the other component leads to set milestone goals and coordinate an efficient production pipeline

Qualifications

  • Proven experience with Unity on a commercially shipped game
  • Proven experience with current 2D and 3D software used in asset development pipelines such as Maya, Photoshop, Substance, and Zbrush (or equivalents)
  • Understanding of game art production pipelines
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum processes, and assigning/distributing tasks to a team
  • Ability to adapt stylistic preferences to the specific needs of a project
  • Ability to understand and integrate business objectives and philosophies and synthesize them into the game’s artistic vision
  • Experience with art direction on a 3D game
  • Experience managing a team of 5+ people

Bonuses

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Sourcetree
  • Experience dealing with contractors and contracting studios
  • Passion for games and the video games industry

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