Art Director, Unannounced Project
Company: BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC
Posted on: February 23, 2021
City Irvine California Category Art / Animation Unannounced
Project Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an exceptional art
director to help us drive the artistic vision and development of an
exciting unannounced project. As a director, you will be a
motivational catalyst for the art team. As an artist, you will help
define the look of new characters, environments, and architecture
for this ambitious project. Are you the type to inspire others as a
leader and as an artist? Do you have experience helping define and
communicate a clear vision in a highly collaborative environment to
a large art staff while building amazing worlds? Do you thrive when
managing and mentoring creatives? Can you be a true partner to the
engineering, production, design and audio teams? If you're ready to
add your skills to a close-knit community of elite artists,
engineers, and designers whose singular goal is to make the most
epic games ever, please read on . . Blizzard offers a fun,
creative, and technically challenging environment with excellent
compensation and a full range of benefits.
COVID-19 Hiring Update:We've transitioned to a work-from-home model
and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This
role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each
person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to
explore possible interim options. Responsibilities
- Direct the art style for a new project at Blizzard, communicate
a clear vision for that style, and direct a team of creatives to
help execute that vision.
- Create concept paintings and other benchmark assets that
establish quality expectations and inspire others.
- Provide day-to-day coaching and leadership--for a team of
artists, including career guidance, mentorship--and overall culture
- Help tackle challenges in collaboration with the broader game
team, including other artists, art leads, and design leads.
- Continue to grow and staff the art team with highly talented
artists who share our team values and do great work.
- Collaborate with other art directors across the company to
define and continue to develop Blizzard's unique visual style.
- Direct and support artists across multiple art
- Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet
business and project needs.
- Partner with other disciplines to ensure the team is healthy
and strong. Requirements
- A minimum of 10 years of experience crafting video game
- At least five years of experience working on AAA games.
- You shine in a collaborative work culture, and truly enjoy
working with others.
- The initiative to solve problems with excellent
- Extensive experience developing a unique and cohesive visual
style in a team environment.
- Proven track record of delivering clear and consistent visual
feedback that elevates the art team's work.
- A desire to work closely with game design to make sure the
game's art improves the player experience.
- An ability and desire to explore a wide variety of ideas to
push Blizzard's art style. Pluses
- Real passion for first-person and third-person action games.
- Only digital artwork submissions such as website, blog or
online album will be accepted
- An art test may be required Blizzard Entertainment is a global
company committed to growing our employees along with the business.
We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true
work / life balance. We've worked hard to foster an intensely
collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive
employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional
growth. Our people are everything, our core values are real, and
our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the
most epic entertainment experiences ever. Join us! Get tailored job
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