Art Director

Ballistic Moon logo
Posted 01 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationFarnborough
Job type Permanent
DisciplineArt
Reference17913
Contact NameMargaret Smith

Job description

Ballistic Moon are on the lookout for an Art Director to join their new, independent game studio based in the South East of England! They are a tight-knit and passionate team of highly experienced developers, focused on creating titles that deeply resonate and engage with audiences. In partnership with a AAA publisher, Ballistic Moon are in the initial stages of pre-production for a major new project as well as creating their own IP.

As the Art Director for Ballistic Moon, you will...

  • Lead the art team strategically to deliver award winning AAA quality visual content
  • Analyse the visual style and technical execution of games of competitors
  • Develop and define creative art direction concepts
  • Translate art direction concepts into concrete actionable art goals
  • Relentlessly raise the quality bar, cultivating excellence from self and team
  • Ensure the art team has the staff, techniques, and tools they need to succeed
  • Take an active role in planning of projects and project pitches
  • Regularly review and provide feedback to art staff
  • Mentor and give career guidance
  • Collaborate constructively with the directors and other teams

The skills and experience you will bring to the role...

  • At least 8 years in game development, plus multiple shipped titles
  • 5 or more years of professional development in a leading art role within the industry
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of current game art production pipelines and practices
  • Working understanding of engine and tool sets required to generate assets
  • Ability to produce finished art of exceptional quality
  • A collaborative, process driven approach
  • Creative flare and novel thinking
  • Intuitive understanding of contemporary aesthetics
  • Familiarity of current game technology and future ambitions
  • Clear and concise written, verbal, and visual communication