Art Director

Location New York
Employment type Fulltime
Region / State / Province New York
Offer description Would you like to work with a team that consistently ships innovative action games? Would you like to help lead development of an original AAA IP in New York? If you answered yes to any of these questions we would like to talk to you about joining our team here at People Can Fly.

We are looking for an experienced Art Director. This person will be responsible for the visual direction, art content and management of the art team team at PCF New York.

All applicants are required to relocate for full-time positions in New York.
RESPONSIBILITIES

The Art Director will be responsible for:

  • All game art content, ensuring that visual elements are of the highest possible quality
  • Leading a team of artists producing 2D, 3D and VFX assets
  • Defining and driving the project’s artistic vision in line with the overall creative direction for the game
  • Collaborating with Technical artists and leads to develop efficient and productive art pipelines and establish metrics which ensure artistic goals are met within technical performance targets
  • Keeping informed about latest advances in game art technique and technology
  • Driving the creation of presentation and marketing materials to communicate the artistic vision to stakeholders and external partners
  • Be actively involved with recruitment, vetting candidates, performing interviews / recommending hires
QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 8 years experience in creating game art at a AAA level
  • Experience building and delivering at least 2 AAA games from start to finish
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity in one or more game art disciplines across a range of styles
  • Strong 2D and concept art skills
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop
  • Strong understanding of latest techniques in 3D modeling
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya and ZBrush. Houdini knowledge a plus
  • Technical mindset with experience of implementing assets in game engines
  • Understanding of fundamental art theory including principles of color, light, composition and anatomy
  • Proven ability to balance aesthetics with performance and usability
WHAT WE OFFER People Can Fly New York offers a comprehensive range of benefits for all full-time employees including 100% company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, company paid holidays and an attractive paid time off policy which includes 4 weeks of vacation. In addition, we offer Relocation Assistance, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Flexible Savings Account Programs, Commuter Tax benefits and discounted gym memberships to keep our staff healthy and happy. People Can Fly New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Last modified Thursday, November 21, 2019