Understand and communicate the Artistic direction of the project to ensure that the Artistic team executes this vision as faithfully as possible.
Work with 3D artists, Technical artists and Programmers to ensure the best possible visual quality, while respecting the technical constraints of the game.
Support, inspire and coach artists while providing a clear, well-considered direction and feedback on their work.
Participate in the definition and prioritization of artistic milestones and define the workload of artists.
Follow up with the art team to ensure that everyone delivers their work on time and with expected quality.
Optimize the work methodology and the artistic processes, so that the contribution of each artist is optimal.
Follow up with the outsourcers, evaluate their work and give them feedback in order to reach the objectives of the project.
Help recruit and welcome artists to the team.
Create art for the game itself, from concept to marketing.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS :
College or university diploma in 2D and 3D art, or equivalent education
5 years’ experience as a Concept, 3D or Graphic Artist; Experience leading art direction Team on a project, big or small
Excellent communication skills and knowledge of written and spoken English
Good knowledge of mobile artistic production pipelines.
TECHNICAL SKILLS :
Strong fundamental knowledge of art, visual communication and design principles
Excellent hands-on artistic skills : From pre-visualization and concept art, to color correction and polish
Strong creative mind for ideation, innovation and world building
Familiarity with tablet games and related creative crafts such as animation, audio, game design
Familiarity with Substance Painter and / or Designer
Familiarity with 3D Max and3or Maya
Familiarity with Unity
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS :
Positive leader with an ability to present ideas clearly and inspire a team
Good sense of responsibilities, constraints, and schedules
Ability to clearly express his vision of the Artistic direction
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to think synthetically and analytically.
MOTIVATION AND INTERESTS : Passion to make new thoughtful work - and an ambition for the videogames medium - are essential.
Enthusiasm for the mobile / tablet medium is a must!