Art Director

Own Mocap Studio - Beautiful Cornwall Location - Award Winning Studio

Employment Type
Salary on application

Our client is currently seeking an Art Director to lead, organise and inspire a gaming Art department. This full-time Art Director role is based in Truro, Cornwall, with hybrid working options available. 

In this Art Director role, you will act as the key stakeholder for Artistic Vision on the project, working with the Game Director to align with the vision for the game. 

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

  • Act as the voice of Art within the studio, as part of the Leadership team 
  • Be familiar with all of the various disciplines under the art umbrella, able to lead from concept to environment, through each of the specialisations 
  • Work with the production team to budget, plan, monitor workload, adherance to process and costs for Art across the studio. 

To apply for this Art Manager role, you will need 5+ years of experience within the games industry, with 3+ years in a Lead Artist or Art Director role. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience presenting art to a public audience 
  • Experience working with intern programs 
  • An understanding of workflows, particularly PBR, one or more mainstream 3D package (Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance, Zbrush) 

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility. Benefits include UK Employees will receiving Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and a subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts on its platform. 

To apply for this Art Director job in Cornwall please contact Sam from Skillsearch at, today.  


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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.

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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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