Associate Art Director - Brands (Remote)

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Posted 21 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Hollinshead

Job description

Build A Rocket Boy are looking for an experienced Associate Art Director to be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of both internal and external artists, being integral in helping, champion and execute the creative vision for exciting and diverse brand partnerships.

You will collaborate closely with the Art Director, Art Leads, Production and Brand Teams, to supervise the direction, creation and completion of a varying range of art content, consistent with client standards.

Build A Rocket boy are one of the fastest growing studios in the UK. Headed by industry legend Leslie Benzies, creator of GTA, Build A Rocket Boy are creating an exciting new IP called EVERYWHERE. Set in not-too-distant future, Technology has brought mankind to the forefront of a global shift and there is a war between good and evil for control of this technology and you are in the middle of it all.

Your responsibilities…
  • Collaborate with the Art Director and Art Leads to help define the visual quality goals of the project
  • Design creative briefs which align with the general art direction of our products
  • Work closely with the Art Director to establish the artistic vision of the game
  • Oversee the quality of art content through all phases of production stages
  • Provide cohesive feedback on a range of art assets that pertain to the artistic vision
  • Work with technical disciplines and engine team to help improve workflows and pipelines
  • Collaborate with production team to manage team deliverables, ensuring they meet the defined scheduling objectives
  • Manage, mentor, and inspire team members, guiding them with clear, artistic direction
  • Promote a culture of collaborative innovation
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by line manager or authorized person with accountability defined prior to the commencement of these duties
  • Stay up to date on the capabilities and workflows in Game Engine and other authoring tools as provided and used by the company
  • Provide oversight on ensuring all art assets conform to the defined technical and artistic requirements
  • Help to bridge the gap between other departments and work with various disciplines outside of art

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experienced in AAA art asset creation
  • 8 years professional experience with an art background in the games industry
  • 2+ years as a Lead Artist in the games industry
  • Expert experience with current 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya or equivalent
  • Expert experience with texture creation/authoring tools such as Substance
  • A strong understanding of art and design fundamentals
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to successfully work across multiple teams
  • An attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • A positive collaborative and professional working attitude
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then Build a Rocket Boy is the place to be. They have offices in Edinburgh and Budapest and are happy to sponsor your relocation to one of these cities. They also consider work from home candidates from the UK, Hungary, France, and the Netherlands in Europe; California and Washington states in the US; and from Québec in Canada.