Art Director

Ambitious Team – Generous Salary – Award-Winning AAA Studio

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Art Director in Seattle 

Are you a Game Artist with extensive industry experience looking for a chance to work on huge blockbuster games? If this sounds like you, you could be a great fit for this role! Read on to find out more and apply today! 

As the Art Director at this studio in Seattle, you will be channelling your creativity and passion into the creation of long-lasting global games for a huge audience. Within the role, you will act as the key contact for all art-related communication within the studio, whilst developing the art vision, growing the entire art team and a whole lot more. 

This AAA studio is a leading global platform for game development and publishing, as well as operating one of the largest online game communities in China. Currently home to over 140 games, they offer some thrilling cross-platform interactive experiences, and with more new titles up their sleeve, it’s a great time to join the team! 

Art Director key responsibilities: 

  • Develop and manage the art vision and production plan 
  • Stay up to date with art trends in game development 
  • Work on ideas to innovate the player experience and creative development of the product 
  • Assist in the hiring of the entire art discipline 
  • Look after the career growth and mentorship of the art discipline 
  • Be the key art contact for the studio 
  • Uphold art principles to ensure art direction is cohesive and distinct in style 
  • Identify opportunities to improve the team’s work 

Essential requirements for this role in Seattle: 

  • Strong portfolio of inspiring, industry-leading assets demonstrating your artistic direction 
  • Extensive professional AAA game development experience 
  • Have worked on two or more shipped games in a leadership role 
  • Have worked on one or more shipped AAA action title 
  • Have worked on one or more current generation game 
  • Able to define and manage the artistic direction and roadmap for large projects 
  • Experience creating assets and shipping a game in Unreal Engine 4 would be beneficial 

Does this sound like it could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? If so, contact Jane on or apply using the form below now. 

Tags: Art Director, Lead Artist, Senior Artist, Game Artist, Game Art, Game Art Jobs, Games Jobs, AAA Games, USA Jobs, Seattle 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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Art Consultant Jane Slater

Jane is a member of our Art team and works alongside Nicole and Ellie as a matchmaker for candidates and clients in the industry. Like most of us, Jane thrives on being a Brightonian and loves the buzz of living in the heart of the North Laines thanks to the weekly flea market and unique music venues.  One of Jane’s proudest accolades is being the brains behind Brighton’s funky Hotel Pelirocco, which she’s almost as proud of as she is her daughter – not forgetting her three feline fur babies too! 

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