Art Director

Mobile Game Projects - Work on Match 3 Games - Significant Senior or Lead Art Experience Required

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£80,000
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Art Director in London

Are you an experienced Lead Artist looking for a step up into a new challenge? This role at a leading indie studio could be perfect for you!

As the Art Director at this studio in London, you will be responsible for establishing the creative vision for games, ensuring that tasks are tackled in the best way and completed to schedule. You should have a strong portfolio of previous work in several different styles and a passion for mentoring a team!

This studio is proudly one of the largest development studios in the UK. They are made up of a passionate team of individuals who are well looked after as the studio has recently been awarded a health and wellbeing award! They are in plans to grow all teams in all locations over the next couple of years, so it is certainly an exciting time to join them.

As a part of the team, you will benefit from private medical care, a pension scheme, gym discounts and childcare vouchers, all alongside relocation support if you will be moving to London from outside of the UK for the role.

Art Director Responsibilities:

  • Directly manage the art team to ensure they fulfil their commitments
  • Help the art team to develop a strong visual identity
  • Help to establish the art vision for games and guide this through the development of marketing art, live operations, and documentation
  • Assist the production team in scheduling sprints and projects
  • Look for opportunities to improve gameplay experiences
  • Identify any risks to the Studio Art Director or Leadership team

Essential requirements for this role in London:

  • Experience of working on match 3 mobile games
  • Previous experience with scheduling within an agile environment
  • Strong knowledge in all areas of craft
  • Able to propose art styles to suit game designs
  • Experience with working on several art styles
  • Experience of working at several game studios

Do you think you could be the perfect fit for this position? Get in contact with hk@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity, or apply online by attaching your CV in the form below now.

Tags: Art Director, Lead Artist, Game Art, Mobile Games, Mobile Match 3, Match 3 Games, Match Three Games, London

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

Reference: A010565i

Company Benefits

aA Relocation support/sponsorship
cC Free drinks, fruit or food
fF Private medical/dental care
kK Team & company entertainment
mM Health & wellbeing
oO Childcare support
qQ Pension

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Reference: A010565i

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