Associate Art Director (Remote Options) - Edinburgh, UK

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Posted 08 August 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Hollinshead

Job description

Associate Art Director (Remote Options)

Build A Rocket Boy - Edinburgh, UK

Build A Rocket Boy are on the lookout for an Associate Art Director to join their team! In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of talented artists, being integral in helping champion and execute the creative vision of both the Art Director and Game Director of Build A Rocket Boy's project.

You will work closely with the Art Director, Art Leads and the Production Team, to supervise the direction, creation and completion of a range of art content, delivering consistent high-quality visuals for their worlds.

You are a meticulous, well-organized leader with a strong hands-on background and a passion for various artistic disciplines. Your experience in AAA-level production will allow you to identify project risks, dependencies and propose solutions when required.

As an Associate Art Director, you will...
  • 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 their 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
  • 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

For this role, you will need...
  • Extensive experience in AAA art asset creation
  • A minimum of 8 years professional experience with an art background in the games industry
  • A minimum of 2 years as a Lead Artist in the games industry
  • Expert experience with current 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya or equivalent
  • Expertise 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
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A positive collaborative and professional working attitude
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal

Build A Rocket Boy is developing EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure.

They are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. They're a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible.

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then come join them. They have offices in Edinburgh, Budapest and consider WFH candidates.

Interested? Want to know more? 

Get in touch with Liam at +44 (0)1709 834 777 now or email