Art Director

Job typeCreative, Game Design, Game Development/Publishing, Graphics/Design/Art
LocationUnited States - Needham, Massachusetts
TypeFull Time
Posted DateMar. 18, 2019
WB Games Boston is seeking an Art Director to produce industry-leading visuals for our Game of Thrones Mobile game. Partnering with HBO and a team of world-class developers, the Art Director is an integral part of shaping the next generation of mobile strategy gaming for the studio.

We are looking for a candidate that will be a mentor and advocate for the team, act as a visionary for the artistic direction of the game, and lead asset production from collaborative conceptualization through final product.

What part will you play?
  • Conceptualize and communicate visual direction to raise the bar in mobile strategy gaming.
  • Create, maintain and manage the visual systems, brand identity, production quality and style guide for our mobile game.
  • Directly manage and mentor a robust art team, with dedicated animators, visual effects artists, technical artists, and numerous 3D and 2D artists.
  • Collaborate on process and product with designers, producers, engineers and QA in addition to the artists.
  • Ensure production quality through art asset review, directing, and oversight of the production process.

What do we require from you?
  • 2+ years of professional art direction experience on a mobile game.
  • 6+ years of experience in the development and operation of AAA titles, preferably in the Mobile space.
  • Experience with Unity or similar mobile development platform is required.
  • Experience with a variety of game art disciplines.
  • Respect and understanding of User Experience and User Interface design.
  • Proven leadership abilities and teamwork skills.
  • Able to prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate visually.
  • Must be able to provide a portfolio that demonstrates skills and experience.
  • Examples of past style guide documentation is a plus.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.