Art Director

XR Games is an award-winning game development studio founded in 2017, specialising in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, and games for PC, mobile and console. Led by industry veterans from Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we’ve created games for some of the world’s biggest brands including Sony Pictures, Dreamworks, BBC and Lego.

 

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Art Director to join the team in-house.

 

As the Art Director, you will take the lead on all aspects of artwork including character, environment, visual effects and animation. You will be able to work closely with the design lead to set the quality standards for our games.

 

You will be able to hold a vision of a product and communicate that clearly to the key stakeholders while guiding and supporting staff to get the most out of the art team. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Motivate and inspire the art team ensuring they keep the artistic style and mood consistent with defined visual style.

  • Be able to establish best practices and methods for the art team.

  • Ensure the art team have the tools to deliver top quality art on a project. 

  • Provide strong career guidance to the art team.

  • Lead by example - roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty!

 

Requirements

  • A number of years working in game development as a senior member of an Art Department.

  • Knowledge of current game art production pipelines and workflows.

  • A solid understanding of a variety of art 2D and 3D software packages as well as a knowledge of game engines.

  • A strong understanding of colour theory, composition and staging techniques. As well as UI/UX.

 

Required Application Materials

  • CV

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

 

If the above sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you.