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Art Director

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 10/03/20
  • Job reference: 07574
  • Permanent

We are currently looking for a seasoned Art Director to join an award-nominated games studio based in Leeds.

They make console and mobile games for world-famous IP’s, specialising in VR / AR game production but they make non-VR games too. Running since 2017, the team have worked on projects for companies such as DreamWorks, Mattel, Disney and BBC.

As the Art Director, you will take the lead on all aspects of artwork including character, environment, visual effects and animation. You will be able to work closely with the design lead to set the quality standards for our games.

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Motivate and inspire the art team ensuring they keep the artistic style and mood consistent with defined visual style
  • Be able to establish best practices and methods for the art team
  • Ensure the art team have the tools to deliver top quality art on a project
  • Provide strong career guidance to the art team.

Core Skills:

  • A number of years working in game development as a senior member of an Art Department
  • Knowledge of current game art production pipelines and workflows
  • A solid understanding of a variety of art 2D and 3D software packages as well as a knowledge of game engines
  • A strong understanding of colour theory, composition and staging techniques. As well as UI/UX
  • Hold a vision of a product and communicate that clearly to the key stakeholders while guiding and supporting staff to get the most out of the art team

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you have a true passion for games and are looking to join a studio who is pushing the boundaries of immersive gameplay, please send your CV to
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