2021-01-18 11:41:31 Jump

Art Director

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Our client, a well established video game studio in Montreal, is currently looking for an Art Director. This person will be responsible for defining, communicating and maintaining the artistic vision of a game.

Salary :
To be discused
Responsibilities :
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director to define a strong artistic vision that will strengthen and enhance the creative direction, story and design of the game;
  • Works with studio directors, managers and producers, to ensure the best visual and artistic quality possible ;
  • Create art for the game itself, from concept to marketing;
  • Support, inspire and coach artists and colleagues, providing clear, thoughtful direction and feedback on their work;
  • Help recruit and welcome artists into the gaming teams;
  • Support the various user test groups with tools that will allow us to understand better the public’s reactions to our products;
  • Ensure that visual quality is understood by external partners (web team, marketing and outsourcing).
Desired skills :
  • Experience of 5 years + as artistic director in video games industry;
  • Positive leader with the ability to articulate ideas and inspire the team;
  • College or university degree in 2D/3D art or equivalent;
  • Excellent knowledge and ability to communicate in both written and spoken English;
  • Wide range of knowledge on art, visual communication and design principles;
  • Excellent practical artistic skills: From previewing, conceptualization, color correction, to polishing;
  • Highly developed creative mind to develop new innovative concepts and create new worlds;
  • Good sense of responsibility, constraints and production schedules;
  • Ability to clearly share one’s own artistic vision and to work as a team member;
  • Ability to think synthetically and analytically;
  • Experience on a mobile project (strong asset).
Stéphanie Le Blanc

Recruiting Consultant