Art Director

Fully Remote - New IP - Competitive Salary

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is seeking an experienced and dedicated Art Director with a proven track record of delivering visually inspiring games to join our client's inclusive and welcoming team. This full-time Art Director role is remote in the UK and offers a favourable salary and benefits. 

As an Art Director, you will play a key role in guiding technology and tool and pipeline development while helping to realise the game vision for an entirely new AAA open-world game. You will also encourage productivity and identify risks and opportunities for improvement throughout the team.  

In your first few weeks in this Art Director role, you can expect to: 

  • Motivate and inspire the art teams, ensuring that the artistic style is consistent with the creative vision for the project 
  • Manage and develop the art leads across the company, setting objectives, looking after the team's welfare and providing mentoring 
  • Encourage the visual quality in collaboration with other directors and leads, practically adapting and re-prioritising creative and technical artistic changes 
  • Collaborate with production and discipline leads on project planning, workflows and visual direction 
  • Oversee and provide detailed feedback to multiple art disciplines, including 2D, 3D, lighting, VFX and concept art 

To apply for this Art Director job, you must have shipped at least one AAA title as an Art or Assistant Art Director and be highly proficient in current development tools and software such as Unreal, Maya or 3DS Max, Zbrush, Substance and Photoshop. You should also be a confident Art Director with excellent verbal and written communication, able to articulate visual ideas with clarity and conviction and provide clear feedback and guidance. In addition, you should have a good understanding of essential art principles, colour and lighting theory, composition and staging techniques. Exceptional knowledge of up-to-date game development processes and a keen interest in the latest technological advancements are also essential.  

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

Please reach out to Sam from the Skillsearch team at today to apply and register your interest in this remote Art Director position in the UK. We look forward to hearing from you! 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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Game Art Consultant Sam Rummery

Besides throwing shapes at his favourite bar, Sam’s second favourite Brighton-based activity is finding the best game art talent in the office. But when he’s not busy with either of these things, he’s got his hands full with his three pet lizards, scorpion and tarantula waiting for him at home!

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