Art Director

AAA Growing Company – New IP – Award-Winning Studio

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Remote Art Director 

Do you love taking a hands-on approach to creating stunning game art, but also love being an inspiring leader to a talented team? If this sounds like you, this role is calling your name! Read on to find out more... 

As the Art Director at this studio, you will work on a fully remote basis (within the EU) as you join this rapidly growing team in making cutting-edge games. Within the role you will work to establish visual direction, create pipelines, and most importantly manage, mentor and inspire the art team. 

This indie studio is working on making cutting-edge AAA PC and console games. With a veteran team having worked on some globally successful IP and winning several awards, they are set for huge success on their next project and everything to come in the future. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy private healthcare, mentoring program, flexible working hours as well as a book club, board game collection and a diverse and welcoming team. 

Art Director responsibilities: 

  • Manage and mentor the art team including concept, environment, animation, UI and character artists 
  • Establish the visual direction and quality for games 
  • Create efficient pipelines and workflows 
  • Inspire and motivate the art team and provide critique 
  • Seek out innovative solutions to problems 

Essential requirements for this remote role: 

  • Track record of leading AAA teams 
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating impressive game art 
  • Understanding of game development workflows and pipelines 
  • Strong knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya/Blender/Zbrush 
  • Skilled in Photoshop 
  • Interested in learning new techniques and technologies 
  • Extensive professional games experience creating game art 
  • Significant prior experience in an Art Director or Art Lead position 
  • EU resident 

Does this sound like it could be the role you’ve been waiting for? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with Nicole on or apply using the form below now. 

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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: 12033

Company Benefits

aA Relocation support/sponsorship
eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care
hH Cycle to work scheme
mM Health & wellbeing

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Art & Creative Consultant Nicole Harrison

Nicole works in our Games team as an art & creative consultant, as well as specialising in finding the best candidates for creative studios in TV, Film, Advertising, Cinematics and more. Her competitive streak means she’ll do whatever it takes to get you your dream role! Having grown up in South Africa, Nicole has many a safari story, although she wasn’t allowed to bring back a pet elephant, so she’s settled for her pet ducks, Cheese & Quackers! 

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