Art Director

PlayStudios Asia | Causeway Bay

Posted Date 3/12/2019
Description

Responsibilities

We're looking for an ambitious ART DIRECTOR to lead entire projects from start to finish in multiple creative tracks, providing vision and clarity for the internal and offsite production staff.

  • Directs the art concept, production, post-production of multiple projects to deliver on-budget, on-time, on-model, technically compliant, and performant game art

  • Provides guidance/direction for not only art, but UI, design, animation, sound, branding, typography, and CGI look & feel

  • Contribute to the further development of the content pipeline

  • Prepares Creative Briefs that include project summary, demographics/relevant data, moodboard, look & feel references, mockups, and timeline

  • Participates in creative brainstorming sessions in coordination with Creative Director and Product Managers

  • Present project proposals and team updates to company stakeholders

  • Meets with the Creative Directors, Producers, and Product Managers as-needed for reviews, sprint planning, and roadmap planning

  • Has visibility into asset delivery dates; can speak to this in absence of Producer

  • Responsible for mentoring/training new hires to the team and stimulating a positive environment to ensure cultural cohesion is upheld

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in Game Art Management (casual casino highly preferred)

  • Demonstrable understanding of foundation art principles including drawing, color theory, anatomy, lighting

  • Demonstrable understanding of typography and graphic design

  • Experience in critiquing and clear communication of ideas

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced creative and collaborative work environment

  • Self-directed, driven; willing to ask for help or engage assistance

  • A good mentor to junior staff-- has applicable career experience and can speak to it

  • A team player-- open to new ideas and supportive of sharing & creativity

  • Able to work hands-on as-needed to provide sketch layouts, concepts, drawover, and paintover

Benefits

  • Open, creative office space with a fully-stocked pantry

  • Catered lunches once-per-week + sponsored food delivery as-needed

  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events throughout the year

  • 100% health benefits coverage for you and your dependents (Dental & Optical allowance included)

  • Equity program

Type
Full time

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