Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 17, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Get a job: New World Interactive is hiring an Art Director

Get a job: New World Interactive is hiring an Art Director

June 13, 2019 | By Staff

June 13, 2019 | By Staff
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Art, Recruitment



The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!

Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Art Director, New World Interactive

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Responsibilities:

  • Direct art developed both internally and by third parties.
  • Collaborate with Tech Art, Design, Engineering and Art teams to make recommendations and decisions regarding overall art vision.
  • Serve as an internal art critic, to achieve quality targets.
  • Evaluate hires and assigns talent for all art disciplines.
  • Set artistic vision and provide feedback and direction to further that vision.
  • Provide clear written and illustrated guidelines that communicate art vision to both internal and external teams.
  • Create concept art to be used as a guide for world building and development of 3D game assets.
  • Create thumbnails, mood explorations, and model sheets.
  • Work with Development Team to make sure art priorities are effectively defined.
  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and engineers to bring visually compelling worlds and characters to life as well as creatively solve problems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience in art production for interactive entertainment, including minimum of three product cycles as an artist.
  • Broad knowledge across all art disciplines, including concept, character, animation, environment, VFX, UI, lighting, shading, and rendering.
  • Experience working with artists defining attractive vision for successful game titles.
  • Thorough understanding of interactive entertainment methodology and the video game production pipeline.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of art processes and production pipelines.
  • Excellent eye for graphical quality and knowledge of techniques used to achieve visual targets.
  • Ability to foster a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent decision making capabilities.
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing or mentoring artists/animators through at least one complete production cycle as an Art Director.
  • Experience leading a team with emphasis collaborating with Senior and Executive level leadership.
  • Experience working with outsourcing companies.
  • Undergraduate degree in art related subject or equivalent.

Applications MUST include:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter telling us why you are passionate about working at NWI.

Type & Location:

  • Employee
  • Onsite - Calgary, AB
  • Preference given to Canadian citizens

Interested? Apply now.

About the Gamasutra Job Board

Whether you're just starting out, looking for something new, or just seeing what's out there, the Gamasutra Job Board is the place where game developers move ahead in their careers.

Gamasutra's Job Board is the most diverse, most active, and most established board of its kind in the video game industry, serving companies of all sizes, from indie to triple-A.

Looking for a new job? Get started here. Are you a recruiter looking for talent? Post jobs here.



Related Jobs

Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — BURBANK, California, United States
[11.15.19]

Sr Outsourcing Artist
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[11.15.19]

Outsourcing Artist
Sony PlayStation
Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[11.15.19]

Environment Outsource Review Artist
Sony PlayStation
Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[11.15.19]

Concept Artist









Loading Comments

loader image