Skydance Interactive

Art Director - Marina del Rey

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Active since 19-08-2017 Job category Art / Culture
Location Marina del Rey Level -
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type -
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Skydance Interactive is looking for a talented Art Director to work on an unannounced virtual reality title. The Art Director oversees the entire art vision, pipeline and production on a project, partnering with the lead designer and technical director to lead the team to achieve creative goals on time and at a high level of quality. We believe small, focused, close-knit teams can move mountains, and strong but collaborative creative leadership is a key to that success.

 

Requirements

  • Establish and communicate strong artistic direction via style guides and art targets
  • Work with internal and external partners to communicate and maintain product vision
  • Encourage artistic development of the art staff through training and mentorship
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, communicate and guide development’s artistic vision
  • Manage and mentor artists on the team to reach their career goals, along with providing constructive feedback
  • Show technical depth maintaining visual quality while maintaining game performance
  • Track visual and artistic trends in the game industry, with an emphasis on next generation technology and techniques
  • Demonstrate excellent creative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work and contribute effectively and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Passion for creating engaging, innovative, emotional and transformative player experiences

Skills We Look For

  • 10+ years of games industry art experience shipping AAA titles
  • 5+ years of game industry experience as an Art Director
  • Strong all-round skills in both 2D and 3D
  • Solid understanding of popular games and their art direction
  • Ability to prioritize art deliveries based on changing project needs
  • Broad knowledge in relevant art disciplines including: concept, modeling, environments, lighting, VFX and UI/UX
  • Ability to effectively direct and delegate to art leads
  • Able to give effective critiques and take feedback and criticism
  • Open-minded, motivating, and inspiring personality
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrate compelling vision and passion for the presented project

Pluses

  • Shipped games for both PC and console
  • Experience with UE4
  • Experience working in VR
  • Experience working with both internal and external IP and related stakeholders
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Art / Culture
Industry / Industries Entertainment
Region United States
Keywords Art, Director, VR, videogames, LA

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