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Art Director

- Art / Animation - Montréal, Canada

Job Title Art Director
Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director to define a strong artistic vision that will enhance the creative direction, story, and design of the game;
  • Work along with studio directors, managers and producers to ensure the highest visual and artistic quality possible;
  • Create art for the game itself, from concept to release;
  • Support, inspire and coach artists and colleagues, giving thoughtful direction and feedback;
  • Help recruitment and onboarding of artists to the game teams;
  • Support focus testing, and other consumer research groups with assets to help understand audience reactions to our products;
  • Ensure that visual quality and tonality is understood by external partners (web teams, marketing departments, and outsourcing).

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in 2D and 3D Art, or in a related field;
  • 7+ years of experience as a Concept, 3D or Graphic Artist;
  • Experience as a Lead and/or Art.Director on a mobile project;
  • Experience on crossmedia projects (Movie, Graphic Design, Animation, etc.), an asset;
  • 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;
  • Versatility and comfort working in a broad range of styles and genres;
  • Bilingualism French-English, oral and written.

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Positive leader with an ability to present ideas clearly and inspire a team;
  • Good sense of responsibilities, constraints, and schedules;
  • Ability to clearly express own artistic direction;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to think synthetically and analytically.

MOTIVATION & INTERESTS

Passion to make new thoughtful work and an ambition for the videogames medium are essential.
Enthusiasm for the mobile/tablet medium is also a must!

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Sector Art / Animation
Level Director
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Date Posted 14 April 2021
Recruiter Square Enix Montreal
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