Art Director - Liverpool, UK

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Posted 07 April 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Hollinshead

Job description

Art Director (Remote Options)

Firesprite - Liverpool, UK

Firesprite are looking for an experienced Art Director to define and shape the artistic vision on a AAA multiplayer action title with genre defining goals. This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Art Director with the knowledge, ambition, and impeccable standards to deliver career-defining work.

In this role, you will help shape an ambitious, exciting, AAA project with a heavy focus on art, animation, worldbuilding, and unique multiplayer experiences.

As the Art Director, you will...
  • Set and maintain an exciting and engaging vision for the game
  • Work with the Game Director, Technical Director, and other key project stakeholders
  • Build, lead, and mentor a world-class art team
  • Create and maintain style guides for the project
  • Clearly communicate your vision to the project stakeholders and Art Team through artwork and presentations
  • Review and critique artwork and communicate this back to art leads or artist for a given piece of work
  • Maintain and develop the artistic vision for the game throughout development

For this role you'll need...
  • Previous experience as an Art Director on a AAA title, from initial concept to final product
  • An eagerness to learn new working practices and software but can bring their own experience of best working practices to the team and studio
  • A thorough understanding of the latest art workflows
  • Excellent and demonstrable art skills with a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of art
  • Energetic and positive attitude with strong leadership skills

Bonus points if you have...
  • The ability to create an artistic vision from scratch across multiple styles and genres
  • Approachability, with a proactive attitude towards cross discipline communication
  • Specialisation with Unreal Engine
  • A background in console development
  • Familiarity with DevOps processes

If you would enjoy the freedom to create AAA first party PlayStation games working on site or from anywhere in the UK, this might be the perfect role for you!

Interested in hearing more?

Call Liam on +44 (0) 1709 834 777 or email now!