Art Director

Huge Clients – AAA Games – Leadership Role

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Art Director in Shanghai 

Are you passionate about game art and have a strong background in creating high quality assets? Do you have leadership experience in the games industry and like the sound of mentoring a team of artists? If this sounds like you, read on for more details of this opportunity! 

As an Art Director at this studio in Shanghai, you will be working to translate the game vision into high quality artistic assets, ensuring the quality is kept at an impressive level whilst inspiring and motivating a team of artists. 

This studio is a world leading creator and publisher of entertainment with an impressive portfolio of working with world-renowned brands and a passionate and dedicated team, working on the cutting-edge of gaming with 25 years of success, this studio is a great one to become a part of. 

Art Director key responsibilities 

  • Define and drive project vision and overall creative direction 
  • Create a consistent visual style for the game 
  • Create art and ensure the vision is maintained throughout assets 
  • Lead the delivery of art assets that fall in line with technical and production constraints 
  • Be a role model and mentor for the art team 
  • Stay on top of the latest advances in game art techniques and technology 
  • Participate in recruitment to build the artistic team 

Essential requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Experience in crafting video game art 
  • Strong leadership experience within the games industry 
  • Significant prior art direction experience 
  • Have worked on one or more shipped AAA game 
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and 3D software such as 3DS Max 

Do you like the sound of this role and think you could be a good fit? If so, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Forrest on or apply using the form below. 

Tags: Art Director, Game Art, Game Artist, Lead Artist, Senior Artist, Art Direction, AAA Games, China Jobs, Shanghai Jobs

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.

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Country Manager - China Forrest Hu

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