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Art Director: Just Dance


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Date:
11-11-2016
Job Code:
58253007
Categories:
  • IT
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The Art Director is responsible for the game art content, ensuring that visual elements are of the highest quality and consistent with the game's vision.Defines, holds and drives the artistic vision on a project in line with the overall creative direction for the game. Oversees the development of art concepts and directs the creation of art to ensure that a unified vision is maintained and that artists have clear benchmarks for asset production.Reviews work of internal and external artists and gives feedback to ensure highest quality expectations are met. Collaborates with Creative Director and producers to find artistic solutions which balance creative vision with production realities.Collaborates with engineering, design, and production to establish strong performance metrics so that product content hits aesthetic and technical targets simultaneouslyCollaborates with Technical artists and art leads to help develop efficient and productive art pipelines and establish metrics which ensure artistic goals are met within technical performance targets.Maintains contact with other projects within the studio to offer expertise and advice where needed.Represents the company internally and externally with positivity and takes the initiative to promote company values within the art team.Is an active mentor and role model for the art team. Creates development goals for the artists to increase the overall quality of the art team. Works to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm.Is actively involved with recruitment, vetting candidates, performing interviews and recommending hires.Works with Art Manager and production to support outsourcing partners with clear guideline documentation and effective feedback to realize goals.JOB SKILLS Artistic skillsCan demonstrate a high level of artistic creativity in one or more game art disciplines.Has considerable experience of creating game art at senior level or above.Understands fundamental art theory including principles of color, light, composition and anatomy.Can demonstrate creative ability across a range of styles.2D & Concept Art & DrawingStrong 2D and concept art skills.Delivers illustrations under specific guidelines.Delivers quickly sketches and moodboards.Has expert knowledge of Photoshop and illustrator.Has good knowledge of other 2D software. Knowledge of 3D art and tools is a plus.VisionUnderstands and delivers to the client's requirements.Maintains coherence of vision and consistency of style.Efficiently balances esthetics with performance and usability.Has proven ability to mentor artists.PresentationCan create presentation and marketing materials to communicate the artistic vision to stakeholders and external partners.Is able to present clear documentation to communicate ideas within the art team.Engine and platform technical constraintsUnderstands the game platform and works within engine constraints.Ensures optimization of assets to fit constraints.JOB REQUIREMENTCollaborate and communicate constructively in a friendly work environmentDirects the work of the art team with confidence and skill.Facilitates information flow between the art team and the wider project disciplines.Works to prevent and mitigate team conflict.Effectively communicates and supports management directives.Seek improvement constantlyKeeps current with and recommends best practices in game art.Shares knowledge and is able to coach artists effectively.Participates in the identification and development of the artists skills.Act with the consumer and the market in mindKeeps current with video game industry. Researches & plays competitors games.Keeps informed about latest advances in game art technique and technologyUnderstands, promotes and supports the role of marketing.Drive creativityMaintains positivity and enjoys challenge.Finds innovative solutions to complex problems.Motivates and inspires others to generate new ideas.Be efficient and determined to achieve objectivesAnticipates, prioritizes, plans and organizes his own work.Actively participates in the development of more efficient work methods.Commits to meeting all objectives and applies the necessary means to meet them.Have high standards and drive changeDrives and maintains the quality of the work produced by the art team.Works to develop the skills of the artists and constantly raise the quality bar within the studio.Adapts readily to change in the design to provide art solutions within the overall vision.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 5-10

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