Art Director

Permanent / Full Time
Germany
Europe
DOE
Art and Animation
1286311
06-07-2022 02:26 PM
Description
Art Director - MMO Simulation, we are looking for someone who can take responsibility for encouraging, leading and driving the artistic vision and development of their project. As Art Director, you will maintain the creative vision and quality bar for the product while managing the art department. If you want to work on an ambitious and groundbreaking project, and want to see a massive and colourful simulation come to life, we have an amazing opportunity for you!

Requirements
What you will do:

• Provide artistic leadership and lead the art department to drive the overall
vision of the project. This will include concept art, 3D assets, VFX, animation and UI.
• Oversee the aesthetic unity of all visual parts.
• Contribute to the art pipeline definition and develop milestones for the art team.
• Supervise and manage outsourced artists, providing them with input, references, and feedback.
• Collaborate with creative leadership and other team leads to identify and solve problems, influencing the direction of the project to support the artistic, game design, and technical goals.
• Lead the visuals on marketing and PR to ensure visual coherence across all
branding, marketing material, and social media assets.

Who we think will be a great fit:

• At least two projects as an art director (shipped or otherwise).
• A strong Portfolio of art direction or art production (concept art, illustration, 3D) showcasing a taste for minimalistic and stylized art.
• Broad knowledge of all art disciplines including concept art, character design,
animation, environment design, VFX, UI, lighting, shading and rendering.
• A thorough understanding of art pipelines, the capacities and technical
constraints related to the Unity engine, and different game genres.
• Strong communication/listening, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Passionate to make and play games, with knowledge of current titles, genres, and industry trends.

Bonus:

• Knowledge of 3D software such as Maya and/or Blender.
• Experience developing an MMO, RTS, or Simulation game.

Benefits

• An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development
• Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
• Monthly public transport travel reimbursement
• Monthly company co-contributions to private pensions
• Reimbursement for physical health activities
• Employee Assistance Program
• Mental health support
• Flexible office hours (with core hours)
• Monthly team events and activities
• A dog-friendly office, adjustable standing desks, ergonomic chairs and mobile
aircon units for hot summers
• Healthy snacks and drinks in the office

Benefits Package

VISA Support
Relocation Package
Profit Share
Product Discounts
Holiday Allowance
Gym membership
Bonus scheme
Annual salary reviews

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