Keywords Studios is an international service provider in the global video games industry with studios in Madrid, Dublin, London, Barcelona, Milan, Tokyo, Singapore, Shanghai, New Delhi, Pune, Montreal, Seattle, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Portland, Raleigh, Orlando, and Rio de Janeiro (among others!). With over 9,000 employees passionate about games around the world, we provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care, engineering and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike.

Keywords Studios China provides a professional yet fun environment that stimulates personal individual growth, inspiring loyalty among employees. You will work with talented, driven, and creative people--and create the most epic experiences together. Keywords Studios China is focused on hiring and retaining the best and brightest, fostering an environment of creativity and camaraderie.

Mindwalk Studios– A Keywords Company

Mindwalk Studios is a digital art studio under Keywords Studios, providing CG outsourcing service for gaming industry’s top-tier developers. It was founded in 2004 and was acquired by Keywords Studios in 2016. Over nearly 20 years in business, we engage with partners such as Electronic Arts, Bungie, and Microsoft Game Studios on a varied range of beloved global properties delivering on all major platforms, such as Need for Speed, Halo, Gears of War, Uncharted, Dragon Age, Destiny, etc.

At Mindwalk– A Keywords Company, you’ll be working on world-famous assets and demanding, high-skill artwork for AAA-grade game projects. You’ll be working with all the same tools and processes as top global game development companies while earning name credits on blockbuster game titles played by millions.

We pride ourselves on our open management structure and warm, family-like culture. We emphasize team work and a fun environment that we hope brings the best out in all our employees.

Role Overview

We are looking for a person who is passionate about 3D art, the ‘big picture’ of art direction, and knows how to extrapolate on creative direction notes to keep asset production ‘on look’ and cohesive. The candidate will be comfortable moving from style to style and identifying the key stylistic characteristics across a variety of projects. They will also be comfortable with the language of art direction and can confidently give feedback as well as ask the right questions of the team or the client.

As Creative Art Lead, they have possibilities working with multiple studios and getting to know the latest gaming production procedures. We work together to get anything done within a clients’ pipeline to fulfil any request from start to finish. Hopefully they can not only collaborate with teams from all over the world but also can build trust within teams.

For the career path, you would have opportunity daily interfacing with Toronto based Account Manager to support client relationship development, visualizing communication collateral initiatives, and generally being able to collaborate on strategies to better communicate with and connect our teams with our clients."


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand client’s requirements and artistic style of various projects. Provide art guidance for Chinese production team;
  • Collaborate with different 3D Art teams, coordinate resources and projects between multiple internal Chinese and external teams and studios;
  • Gather references, produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas for production team;
  • Documentation support for creative direction and best practices, support on translating the finer points of artistic direction between the client and our internal teams;
  • Helping viewing art test and giving suggestions;
  • Reach out to team leads and PM to understand their art needs, troubleshoot design or process problem as they arise;
  • Establish pipelines and introduce new/alternative tools to make production more effective and efficient;
  • Comfortable with and effective at speaking directly with client teams and art directors to discuss artistic direction and feedback.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Passionate about games, proven 3+ years art leadership working experience as in either the game industry or related entertainment industry;
  • Bachelor’s degree in fine art, graphic design, or similar credentials educational background;
  • Excellent Chinese and English (written and verbal) skills;
  • A working understanding of leading industry 3D software such as Maya, Max, Substance and 2D software Photoshop, Maya, Max, Substance,2D,Photoshop;
  • Excellent communication skills, with an understanding for the value of listening to as well as providing feedback, confidence to ask the right questions;
  • Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives;
  • Team Player, quick learner and self-motivated;
  • Able to work independently and flexibility to accommodate different time zones.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • Fun working environment;
  • Working with the biggest names in the gaming industry.

Requirements

Keywords工作室是一家全球电子游戏行业的国际服务提供商,在马德里,都柏林,伦敦,巴塞罗那,米兰,东京,新加坡,上海,新德里,浦那,蒙特利尔,西雅图,洛杉矶,墨西哥城,波特兰,罗利,奥兰多和里约热内卢(此外还有!)设有工作室。我们在全球拥有超过9000名热爱游戏的员工,在全球范围内为电子游戏开发商和发行商提供一系列的翻译,测试,音频,客户关怀,工程和美术制作服务。

Keywords China 提供专业和有趣的环境,可以激发个人发展及员工忠诚度。你将与才华横溢,充满动力,富有创造力的人合作,共同创造最史诗般的体验;Keywords China专注招聘和保留最优秀和最聪明的人才,营造一个充满创意和友爱的环境。

熠文集团曼德沃克工作室

北京曼德沃克工作室是熠文集团旗下的数码艺术工作室,向行业内顶级游戏开发商提供CG艺术服务。公司成立于2004年,于2016年由熠文集团并购。成立将近二十年,曼德沃克获得了美国艺电,Bungie工作室,微软游戏工作室等客户的信任,参与了众多口碑载道的游戏项目,覆盖各类主流游戏平台,包括极品飞车系列,光环,战争机器系列,神秘海域系列,龙腾世纪,命运等游戏。

在曼德沃克,你将有机会参与创作世界一流的作品,为3A级游戏制作高标准高技术要求的美术资产。你与全球顶级游戏开发公司的人员一样,使用同样的工具与流程,同时将有百万玩家在游戏制作人员名单中看到你的名字。

我们以开放式的管理结构,温暖“大家庭”式的公司文化为骄傲。我们重视团队合作以及有趣的工作环境,希望能激发所有员工最好的表现。


职位综述

我们正在寻找一个对3D艺术充满热情的候选人,这是艺术指导的“大图景”,并且知道如何在创意性指导建议下进行推断,以使美术资产保持“美观性”和一致性。候选人擅长于在不同风格间过渡转换,并能够在各种项目中确定关键的风格化特征。候选人还需要熟悉艺术方向的语言表达,并以此为基础,提供反馈建议,并向团队或客户提出正确的问题。

作为艺术总监,您将有机会与多个工作室合作,了解最新的游戏制作流程。我们将共同努力,在客户的工序要求下,从头到尾完成所有工作,满足所有要求。希望您不仅可以与世界各地的团队合作,而且可以在团队内部建立信任。

在职业发展方面,您将有机会与位于多伦多的客户经理进行日常沟通,支持客户关系发展,见证合作计划,并能在战略上进行协作,以更好地与我们的团队沟通并与我们的客户建立联系。


岗位职责

  • 了解客户需求,把握各种项目美术风格,为中国艺术制作团队提供美术方面的指导
  • 与不同3D艺术团队合作,在内部中国团队和外部团队/工作室之间协调资源和项目
  • 为制作团队收集参考,提供草图,故事板,手稿,使概念更为可视化
  • 为创意指导和最佳实践提供文档支持,协助客户和内部团队沟通艺术方向的细节
  • 帮助审阅测试并提供意见
  • 与组长、PM合作了解他们的艺术需求, 为制作过程中遇到的问题提供解决方案。在需要的时候给
  • 建立流程并引入最新的工具以提高制作效率
  • 与客户团队和艺术总监高效沟通,讨论艺术制作的方向和反馈


技能经验/任职资格

  • 热爱游戏,在游戏公司或相关娱乐行业拥有3年以上艺术总监相关经验
  • 本科学历及以上,艺术、图形设计或相关专业背景
  • 优秀的中英文能力(书面和口语)
  • 对行业软件具备一定经验,如3D设计软件Maya, Max, Substance,2D设计软件Photoshop
  • 具备优秀的沟通能力,了解倾听和提供反馈的重要性,敢于提出正确的问题
  • 具有很强的创意性思维,能够理解业务目标
  • 团队合作者,快速学习者,自驱性强
  • 能够独立工作并灵活适应不同时区

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Fun working environment
  • Working with the biggest names in the gaming industry

福利:

  • 有竞争力的薪资和福利
  • 充满趣味的工作环境
  • 与游戏界知名企业合作
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