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Freeverse, our studio in Brooklyn NY, is looking for a world-class Art Director for upcoming mobile games. Our titles have garnered multiple Apple Design Awards and over 10 million paid sales from the iTunes App Store. A member of the DeNA family of studios, Freeverse is now at the forefront of creating compelling free to play entertainment for mobile devices.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about gaming and creating exciting, immersive and cohesive visual experiences. You are well rounded and comfortable working in 2D and 3D games, bring a robust toolkit of ideation, look development and excellent presentation skills. With strong UX sensibilities, you view mobile screens not as a challenge, but as an opportunity to surprise and excite our players wherever they go.
You are experienced and have worked at least 10 years in CG production in addition to having shipped at least 2-3 projects in the role of Art Director or Lead. You are willing and able to partner with our Engineering, Design and Development Directors to strike the elusive balance between time, money, and quality. As an Art Director at Freeverse, you value the need for thorough pre-production as much as you enjoy generating assets during production. You have excellent communication skills as you will need to lead and direct artists that are remote and onsite and maintain quality and consistency across the entire product.
Successful candidates will have a reel/portfolio that demonstrates:
Proven track record of leading a successful art department
Ability to direct and manage outsourced production pipelines
Ability to visualize a game from pre-production to final polish
Ability to establish a robust and complete visual grammar/language
Ability to work in variety of styles/genres
Excellent color, layout, and lighting skills
Excellent understanding of classic character animation principles
Excellent understanding of UX (visual design and interaction design)
A history of developing imaginative and innovative solutions to complex problems in a timely basis.
World class production values
Competency with 2D and 3D asset pipelines
Competency with 3D mobile game engines such as Unity, Unreal or equivalent console game engine
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