Posted on  
July 14, 2022

Art Director

Experience
4+ years
Location
remote
Role Description
Arrivant is in need of a Lead Artist or Art Director looking for a place and community where you can make a real impact. You will be responsible for defining art styles while specifying the visual standards and being actively involved in the day-to-day art production. It is the Art Director’s responsibility to collaborate with other disciplines to set quality standards for the game using in-depth knowledge of techniques and technical approaches. You will be working on Arrivant’s tentpole project within an experienced team of people who have a passion for creating games and worlds. The ideal candidate should have a strong history demonstrating an exceptional eye for detail, creative flair, and a drive for excellence.
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Code, Design, and Story & Art teams to identify, research and help implement innovative ideas and technical approaches needed for each project’s vision
  • Establish a solid creative vision to mold the art to a consistent vision for the world of Eluüne
  • Define best practices, workflows, and pipelines as well as develop and improve existing processes
  • Accurately scope a project’s art requirement
  • Inspire, mentor, and train artists to ensure solid working foundations and career development
  • Establish clear in-game budgets and ensure proper game performance and optimization
  • Be involved with the recruitment needs of your team
requirements
  • Experience managing artists
  • Extensive leadership experience shipping 3D game titles on multiple platforms
  • Strong knowledge of all art pipelines (Characters, Environments, Animation, VFX, Shaders & Materials, Lighting, UI, Rendering, and Performance)
  • Expert knowledge of storytelling and film language
  • Have a creative eye and aesthetic judgment to help drive and critique visual quality
  • Exceptional understanding of the entire game development process from concept and pre-production, to production, to finalizing and optimization
  • Strong technical understanding of common and proprietary tools and technology used for content creation
  • Diligence with individual and team tasks, considering scheduling and budget limitations
  • Solid knowledge of industry-standard task-tracking software such as Jira, Excel, and MS Project
  • Experience managing suppliers such as outsourcing

Please send email to careers@arrivant.com with relevant experience and any resume or portfolio information.