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Remote Art Director (Gaming) - Web3 Media Empire!

Company: Jobot
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Remote Art Director needed for heavily funded global, extremely high growth Web3 media company and NFT powerhouse!

This Jobot Job is hosted by Colin Callahan

Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.

Salary $200,000 - $225,000 per year

A Bit About Us

Based across the globe, we are the most prominent and fastest-growing decentralized media and intellectual property companies in all of Web3! We launched in 2021 and rose to prominence extremely rapidly due to our vision, creativity, and being first to market across several categories. Our blue chip NFTs have become some of the most sought after and coveted within the community and we have begun building an entire universe across a variety of mediums. There is truly no limit to where are going! Our holders have diamond hands, our treasury is extremely healthy, and we are bringing on the best and brightest so we can continue building and innovating very far into the future!

Currently, we are looking for a talented Art Director to join our amazing team. If this sounds like you, we would love to tell you more about this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Why join us?

Exceptional compensation packages
Phenomenal company culture based around freedom, creativity, and imagination!
Motivated and ultra-passionate team who have a lot of fun together
Unparalleled growth potential

Job Details

You will be a leader in defining and maintaining the graphical universe for our key strategic gaming IPs. With your keen eye, clear communication skills and collaborative spirit you will be working with designers, engineers, artists, outsource teams and production to establish stunning and aspirational characters, environments, user-interfaces and more. With your technical abilities and expertise with a rich set of art tools and techniques will help guide the translation of these visuals into efficient, economical and performant game assets. Strategic problem solving around deadlines and thoughtful responsiveness to important marketing and business goals will be critical in guiding the games team to deliver high quality graphically stunning titles in a timely and intentional manner.

We will be developing products targeted at browsers, mobile devices, PC, and Console.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Work with our internal IP team to establish a look & feel that stands out, is consistent with our brands and translates well into games.
Establish a high quality bar and confidently lead the internal art team and outsource partners in achieving or exceeding that bar in their work through clear, consistent, efficient and effective guidance and feedback.
Review and iterate on approvals for all game assets, marketing assets associated with gaming IP to ensure graphical consistency with established graphical direction.
Assigning, tracking and reviewing art tasks to ensure a healthy project flow that is well aligned with project needs and deliverables.
Management and/or mentoring/development of internal art team as well as freelancers and external art teams to guide them toward producing their best work.
Ability to work within, be conscious of and creatively work around budgetary requirements.
Collaborate with the engineering and art team to develop and assist in building art pipelines, toolchains and efficiencies for creating art assets and reduce the overhead for getting them into games.
Assist in building a strong art team by participation in portfolio/CV reviews, recruiting, interviews and onboarding of new team members.

6+ years working as an art director, senior artist or other art leadership position on high quality shipped game titles for console/pc/mobile.
Excellent and versatile abilities as an artist with experience and comfort in asset production using 2d and 3d mediums and toolchains.
High degree of technical competence using Unity, Unreal Engine or similar engine that will translate.
Experience with technical pipelines for translating game assets into game engines from graphical tools.

Skills and Profile
Passionate about video games, with a strong interest for both stylistic and photorealistic art styles
Demonstrates mastery of illustration, animation, and graphic design with versatility regarding backgrounds, characters and UI elements
Possesses excellent knowledge of the principles behind anatomy and design
Possesses a positive track record in terms of developing, mentoring, and managing multidisciplinary graphics teams
Excellent knowledge/reasoning when it comes to game development and the realities of production, both from technical and conceptual standpoints
Tactful and a strong communicator, able to mobilize and inspire a team
Critical with a keen sense of observation, and able to express their ideas
Independent, rigorous and equipped with excellent organizational skills

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