Art Director

Games Giant – Leadership Role – AAA Games Experience

Employment Type
Salary on application

Art Director in Shanghai 

Are you an Art Director with plenty of leadership experience working on AAA games? Does the idea of joining a thriving games giant in a key role appeal to you? If so, you could be a great fit for this opportunity! Read on to find out more... 

As an Art Director at this studio in Shanghai you will be playing a key role within the art team, as you give and receive feedback on assets, build long term relationships with teams in other studios around the globe and take a hands-on approach to creating immersive character and environment assets. 

With two decades of development on their back, this studio is set for plenty of future success with their brand-new upcoming IP! If you like the sound of working with a veteran team, you’ll fit right in at this studio. 

Art Director responsibilities: 

  • Support game art from concept through to in game 
  • Create immersive environments and characters in a range of genres and styles 
  • Solve visual challenges while respecting style guides and restrictions 
  • Give and receive feedback 
  • Help teams understand western art and culture to improve game assets 
  • Maintain long term relationships with teams in other studios around the world 

Key requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Experience working on several shipped AAA games in an Art Lead role or higher 
  • Strong production sense 
  • Understanding of fundamentals of anatomy, character design, perspective, composition and lighting 
  • Experience doing makeups and paint overs 
  • Experience with workflows 
  • Leadership experience 

If you like the sound of this role, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Forrest on or apply through the form below now. 

Tags: Art Director, Lead Artist, Game Artist, Game Art, Game Art Jobs, Games Jobs, 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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