Art Director wanted for 2K Australia

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Art Director, 2K Australia

Reports to: Creative Director
No. of direct reports: Nil
Location: Canberra, Australia
Tenure: Permanent

The Art Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining all aspects of the artistic aesthetic for our AAA titles. They will inspire the art team with their outstanding standard of work and ensure that all elements of the game are compelling and artistically outstanding.

The Art Director works closely with the creative leadership team to develop and establish the style and feel of the game in it’s totality.

Job requirements:

  • Collaborate with the creative leadership team to establish and maintain to complete game experience
  • Collaborate with the Lead Artist and to lead the creation of consistent, high-quality work
  • Shipped title as either Art lead or Art director
  • Drive communication with other leads to ensure that the art team is meeting the project needs
  • Meet project deadlines and milestones
  • Mentor artists in best practices and processes

Required skills:

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team to work within technical constraints and generate top-quality art
  • Strong foundation/relevant qualification in traditional or fine art
  • Experience in leading both concept and production artists
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other departments
  • Strong creative leadership skills

Highly desirable skills:
A genuine enthusiasm and interest in video games

Contact
tony.lawrence@2kaustralia.com