We are building an entire in-house production studio and looking for an experienced Art Director to ensure consistency, quality and innovation in the new team. Under the leadership of our co-founder and Studio Art Director, Rodrigo Cortes, you will work with IPs across our growing studio and lead a team of extremely talented designers including cinematography artists, technical artists, graphic designers, and photogrammetry artists. If you are passionate about developing people, want contribute to the development of proprietary IPs and work with top of the line technology then you may be the Art Director we're looking for. Read on... ;-)

Job description 

We’re looking for a Senior Art Director with a passion for video games and film to lead the Creative Services team, Sharkmob's in-house production studio. The Creative Services team serves all of Sharkmob and creates assets and media for marketing, HR and communications, as well as, manages our in-house photogrammetry and motion capture studios. You are a true team player who provides vision, and shares insights and learnings with your team. You’re good at delivering feedback, but you’re just as good at taking notes when your team and different stakeholders share their point of view. 

Daily responsibilities

  • Lead the team to get the best out of each member and guide them to success.
  • Keep track of tasks, deadlines and the team's progress on them.
  • Maintain the spirit of the team and be a representative of Sharkmob's core values.
  • Work with, and stay coherent to our visual strategies, while also having the courage to challenge status quo to develop our IPs and brand further. 
  • Review and feedback on assets produced by Creative Services and external partners.
  • Collaborating with Marketing, UI, Communications and Production.

Qualifications 

  • Have shipped a AAA-title before, or experience from the games industry.
  • At least 5 years of experience as an Art Director.
  • Ability to take multiple projects from early concept into a refined, high quality concept.
  • Excellent eye for image composition, pacing, typography, colour theory.
  • Eager to streamline your workflow, but neat and tidy in your layer structure from the start.
  • Advanced user of Adobe suite.
  • Experience in maintaining coherence across several IPs.  
  • Great communicator and can present ideas in a coherent way. 
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

That little extra 

  • Experience with Animation / motion capture
  • Experience in Blender/Houdini/Maya/Motion builder
  • Experience with Atlassian products, Shotgun.

Besides being a part of our amazing crew - we have more great perks of being a sharkster... Find them here!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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