Director of Art

Job typeCreative, Game Design, Game Development/Publishing, Graphics/Design/Art
BusinessWB Games Boston
LocationUnited States - Needham, Massachusetts
TypeFull Time
Posted DateDec. 02, 2020
The Job

WB Games Boston is seeking an Art Director to produce industry-leading visuals for the hit mobile strategy game, Game of Thrones: Conquest. Partnering with HBO and a team of world-class developers, the Art Director is a member of the studio leadership team & will be 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.

The Daily

  • 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, UX designers, UI artists, and numerous 3D and 2D artists
  • Collaborate on process and product with designers, product managers, producers, engineers and QA in addition to the artists
  • Ensure production quality through art asset review, directing, and oversight of the production process

The Essentials

  • 2+ years of professional art direction experience on a mobile game
  • 5+ years of professional art management experience
  • 10+ years of experience in the development and operation of AAA titles, preferably in the Mobile gaming space
  • 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
  • Experience with Unity or similar mobile development platform is a plus

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