The Role - Art Director

The Art Director will be central in shaping our growing Art Team at d3t. It is a hands-on role overseeing multiple projects, inspiring the artists with your vision and passion for creating the most beautiful game artwork possible. We work with very high-profile clients on amazing game titles and so the quality of the artwork is critical to satisfying and retaining their loyalty.

Duties

  • Provide clear, concise visual direction and guidance across all Art development at d3t and review all digital assets, providing feedback in a timely manner.
  • Share your passion for excellence, create inspiring artwork/style guides to clearly promote the visual quality standards we are aiming for and ensure that everyone is working in creative cohesion to meet these standards.
  • Continually look for opportunities to innovate and improve the visual quality on all projects.
  • Take an active role in planning of project pitches and be comfortable dealing face to face with publishers and other clients to discuss working with them on their games.
  • Help to build and raise the profile of the growing art team.
  • Mentor Artists in the team providing support and nurturing to encourage their continued growth and helping to improve their skills and build their knowledge.
  • You will be driving the vision forward by contributing on project artwork to inspire and guide the other Artists.
  • Oversee and provide detailed feedback to multiple art disciplines including 2D, 3D, Lighting, VFX, Animation and Concept Art.

Requirements

Skills

  • An impeccable eye for aesthetic quality, visual excellence and a high attention to detail demonstrated through an impressive art portfolio.
  • A confident art leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will have the ability to articulate visual ideas with clarity and conviction and provide clear feedback and guidance.
  • Good understanding of essential art principles; colour and lighting theory, composition and staging techniques.
  • Able to creatively supervise and drive artwork, directing the other artists and leading by example.
  • The Art Director needs to be agile, overseeing all Art teams and able to adapt to a variety of existing art styles, whilst always pushing for excellence on every game title.
  • With exceptional understanding of up to date game development technical processes, you will take a keen interest in latest technology workflows and advancements and have an interest in learning, evaluating and evangelizing appropriate usage of new software, tools and technologies.
  • You will have good leadership skills, be a collaborative team player with 3+ years of game art management experience.
  • Highly proficient in current development tools and software including Unreal, Unity, Maya and/or 3DS Max, Zbrush, Substance and Photoshop.
  • You will have a calm, positive and professional attitude alongside excellent time-management and organisational skills.

Benefits

– just some of the many offered by d3t

22 days holiday (+ 3 extra at Christmas + bank holidays)

Company Pension Scheme

Flexible working hours

Private Medical Insurance Scheme

Anti-crunch ethos - an amazingly professional, fun and supportive working environment!

Income Protection

Annual Bonus – be rewarded for great teamwork!

Free Parking

Monthly Fitness Sessions

Complimentary Refreshments – an extensive range to suit all dietary preferences

Branded Merchandise

Company Socials, Project Launch/Wrap Parties + Annual d3t Events

Breakout Areas – filled with perks such as games, snacks etc.

Assistance and support with re-location to the area

Apply Now
Share This