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Art Director - West Midlands

Video Games - Art
Ref: 446 Date Posted: Friday 10 Dec 2021
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The Role
Just Add Water (JAW) are looking for experienced to join us Art Director to help bring some art magic to a range of AAA titles. This is an opportunity for you to drive forward some major titles and evolve the art teams…

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead young and enthusiastic team in development of AAA quality environments and assets
  • Work with production to ensure realistic schedules are developed and adhered to
  • Provide reviews and feedback for your team members
  • Encourage creativity from all team members
  • Maintain a close working relationship with your direct manager, producers, leads, directors and other teams to push project quality
  • Help to raise the quality bar and leading by example when producing high quality work
  • Bring your knowledge of techniques to bear as a mentor and trainer for your team
  • Ensure that produced and integrated assets respect the artistic vision of the game and meet the quality standards


  • You have to love games
  • Multiple years of experience in the video game industry
  • Experience in team leadership and management
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D software (3DS Max, Zbrush, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge in Photoshop or other equivalent packages
  • Good knowledge in game engines
  • Strong artistic skills
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork oriented attitude
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Able to drive change and inspire others to generate new ideas

If you have the skills to deliver on this role, we would be delighted to hear from you!

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