Art Director

High Value IPs – Remote in UK or Portugal – High Responsibility Role

Job Type
Salary on application
17 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games company find and hire an experienced and collaborative Art Director to work on a remote basis This full-time role offers a generous salary and benefits package. Note: applicants must be based in the UK or Portugal and be eligible to work in one of those countries.

As a Senior Artworker, you will help define the art direction of the games, collaborating with art leads and management.

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Work closely with producers to ensure the project's visual direction is followed
  • Facilitate work across 2D, 3D and UI art teams and enable a consistent art style throughout the game
  • Ensure high-quality content is created, giving constructive feedback when needed
  • Manage, mentor and help the art team to grow and develop professionally.

To apply, you will need previous experience on a similar role in the video games industry and exceptional traditional art skills. You will also require the following:

  • Leadership and management capability
  • Extensive portfolio that demonstrates excellent art skills and artistic direction
  • Ability to define high quality visuals for games
  • Comfortable with different art styles.

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary and benefits package, including private health insurance package, life insurance, cycle to work scheme and 48 hours per year of professional development time.

Please reach out to Jay on or apply through the form below if you think you could be a good fit for this role.

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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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Jay McDougall

Recruitment Resourcer

Jay is a resourcer on our art team, working alongside Joe, although resourcing is not Jay’s only talent… He also DJs and runs Brighton’s biggest electronic dance music label, so when he’s not in the office you can catch him in shows across the city and making content for his YouTube channel! 

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