We are a company for gamers, by gamers. We believe that truly good and deeply compelling games are timeless and will ultimately prevail over fine-tuned shallow addiction cycles. Our mission is to make deeply engaging and technically outstanding games, while embracing all the opportunities of crazy new platforms, new business models and a games industry in flux.
We are looking for ambitious and highly skilled people who share our passion for making outstanding games. You will need to be ready to take on the challenge of being part of a small but experienced and ambitious team, not be afraid to get your hands dirty, have a can-do attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile. For those up to the challenge, it's going to be a thrilling ride.
Super Evil Megacorp is looking for an Art Director to join its growing art team. In this important role, you answer for elevating and leading the craft of Art for Vainglory. Your work involves leading the work of teams of artists, animators, illustrators and designers and answer for the overall quality of all art, from concept to finished work, working with insanely talented folks from many departments on a broad range of art for game features and marketing campaigns.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Answer for a passionate team committed to creating powerful art and forge new paths in games
Own the art direction and visual style of the game including UI, 2D, 3D, Animation, Effects and Marketing Art.
Establish and maintain style guides for all aspects of art for a game across development and marketing
Oversee the consistency of execution and set appropriate quality bars for internal and external teams
Look after the long term happiness of all artist talent both on the team and at external companies
Ensure art and technical art as disciplines continue to innovate and push the industry forward
REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
10+ years of experience of creating and leading art teams in games
Strong understanding of all art disciplines from environment to 3D, 2D and technical art disciplines
Track record of leading teams that create impactful, powerful art both in product and marketing contexts
Experience with combining the work of internal and external art teams to produce excellent, consistently impactful art
Deep passion for driving the industry forward and defining future art styles and execution
Strong team leadership and communication skills
A resume and cover letter are required for consideration. You are able to work on-site at the Super Evil Lair in San Mateo, CA.