Head of Art Direction

Contract Position – Grow a Team – Successful IP

Location
Shanghai
Employment Type
Contract
Salary
Day rate on application
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Head of Art Direction in Shanghai 

Are you an expert in all things game art? Experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams and providing mentorship? If so, this role is calling your name... 

As the Head of Art Direction at this studio in Shanghai, you will be providing art direction within a talented and diverse, creative team, working with successful IP to support your team, pushing for artistic quality, and working with marketing teams to bring life to games through stunning illustrations. 

This studio is passionate about player-focused game development, with a well-loved and critically acclaimed IP under their belt, which is ever-evolving, this studio is set for plenty more success in their future, so it’s a great time to join them! 

Head of Art Direction responsibilities: 

  • Grow a team and develop talents 
  • Guide the development of art pipelines and tooling 
  • Improve efforts to build outsourcing strategies 
  • Shape and drive art strategy for game marketing 
  • Produce assets which deliver on creative strategy 
  • Review artists work and give feedback 

Key requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Extensive experience as a Visual Designer in branding or marketing 
  • Professional experience with providing art direction and mentorship in a multidisciplinary 
  • Knowledge of branding and design 
  • Leadership skills 

Think you could be the perfect fit for this role? If so, contact Forrest on fh@skillsearch.com or apply online now! 

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. 

Tags: Head of Art Direction, Art Director, Lead Artist, Game Art, Game Artist, Visual Designer, China Jobs, Contract 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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Country Manager - China Forrest Hu

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