Art Director - Singapore, Asia - AAA Games

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Singapore

Job Title Art Director - Singapore, Asia - AAA Games
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Location: Singapore

Salary: £Neg

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: AAA Console Games

OPM is pleased to be collaborating with this leading multinational developer of major AAA console video game franchises as well as mobile/tablet, online and arcade games.

They are now looking to grow their team in Singapore on new FPS/Adventure games and searching for an experienced Art Director to join their team.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Owner of overall visual direction of the projects
  • Define and promote the visual and artistic direction of projects
  • Communicate art direction to the team through various media (sketches, concepts, storyboards, videos, documentation)
  • Motivate the art team ensuring they keep the artistic direction & mood consistent with defined visual direction
  • Work with Creative Director, department Leads and stake holders to ensure art direction is in line with client requirements
  • Oversee and manage the work of concept artists, animators and other artists as required
  • Guide and consult production artists to ensure visual direction is intact
  • Guide and mentor art team with regular feedback including annual appraisals

REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree (BFA) or equivalent studies related to the field
  • Strong understanding of art fundamentals and visual design
  • Good artistic knowledge of game development workflows and pipelines
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about visual design and world building
  • AAA console experience in video games production with at least 2 as Art Director or a Lead art role
  • Involved in at least one production cycle from start to finish in a Lead art role
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • General game-dev software skills (2D and 3D software, can use game engines to show art work)
  • Enough technical knowledge of game art to make ‘best-fit’ judgements on art style
  • Experience managing art teams (7+ people)

PLUSES:
  • Experience in other fields of media
  • Experience in multicultural development environment
Salary DOE
Location Singapore
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 01/12/2017
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