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Art Director

Location

Liverpool, UK with Remote / Flexible working considered.

Duration

Permanent or Contract

Salary

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Art Director to helm the artistic vision for a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals.

This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into groundbreaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

This project has AAA ambitions with a heavy focus on art, animation and delivering unique character performances to heighten player presence and immersion to new levels.

As well as brilliant projects you will get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality titles. Come and join our successful, stable, and expanding studio, and help us create amazing experiences (and have a little fun along the way!)

Responsibilities:
  • To set and maintain an exciting and engaging vision for a new IP
  • Either create or brief concept art that supports the IP
  • Work with the GD, TD and other key project stakeholders
  • Create and maintain style guides for the project
  • Clearly communicate your vision to the project stakeholders and Art team through artwork and presentations
  • Maintain and develop the artistic vision for the game throughout development
  • Review and critique artwork communicating this back to art leads or artist for a given piece of work
Skills:
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Energetic and positive attitude with strong leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to create an artistic vision from scratch across multiple styles and genres
Experience requirements:
  • Must be proven in this role with at least one AAA title completed from initial concept to final product
  • Must have been at least lead level on projects for 5+ years
  • An eagerness to learn new working practices and software but can bring their own experience of best working practices to the team and studio
  • A thorough understanding of the latest art workflows
  • Excellent and demonstrable art skills with a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of art
  • A passion for games and an understanding of the gaming market

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Reference number or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: HB-AD-01