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Get a job: Gameloft is hiring an Art Director

The folks at Gameloft are looking to hire an experienced artist to serve in a director role alongside the mobile game development teams at the company's Seattle, WA offices.

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Art DirectorGameloft

Location: Seattle, WA

Our Seattle development studio is looking for the right Art Director to create top-quality assets and mentor other artists for exciting new mobile game titles!

The right candidate will have a notable background in AAA PC/Console, social, and/or mobile games in a variety of genres and styles.

Responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Seattle Studio Manager, our Art Director will:

  • Lead, mentor, supervise, and inspire the art team to push the bar for visual quality
  • Define and drive art direction of the games in all stages 
  • Establish style and vision of the games including character, environment, logo, and user interface look and feel.
  • Ensure top quality throughout the entire production process
  • Maintain effective communication with supervisors, team artists, and other departments within the company
  • Ensure all project targets are met or exceeded
  • Implement proper training programs and career path initiatives for junior Artists to achieve high quality and productivity standards.
  • Interview and recruit future art team members and report detailed hiring needs to recruiting

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of professional game art experience at top levels of visual quality
  • Exceptional 2D, concept, and production design skills clearly demonstrated in portfolio
  • Strong 3D background in hard surface and organic modeling, texturing, animation, FX, and post-production for games
  • Experience teaching and mentoring junior and mid-level artists
  • Thorough and organized, able to work with ambitious planning to see a project through
  • Knowledge of the technical pipeline and all the process needed to make a fantastic game
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion to build up the games, teams, and studio a must
  • Professional knowledge of the mobile games market and their demographics a big plus
  • Experience working with outsourcers is another plus
  • Positive attitude and skilled leadership ability
  • Passion for video games!

Chosen qualified candidates will be asked to complete an art assessment.

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