Art Director

Arbetsbeskrivning

Who are we?

Have you ever wanted to build something that helps others create and explore? Have you ever wanted to be a part of a team that genuinely wants to help players share their creative ideas, dreams and visions with millions of other players at the same time? Right now, we’re searching for an Art Director to join the team doing exactly that! We’re building what we truly believe is the future of creative gaming, giving the players a plethora of design tools to create games, experiences and more. Once creators are happy with what they’re building, they can share it with others, securely, knowing full well their creation is safe and more importantly - theirs.

With ground-breaking technologies available to you as a part of Ringtail, this team is unique. We are extremely excited by what we are building and if what you’ve read so far has you feeling that way too, then we want to hear from you!

The Role

We are looking for an Art Director with experience in the mobile gaming space and the ability to build the overall visual style and aesthetic of a new world from scratch. Our project is ambitious and you will be part of the key leadership team in making our vision a reality.

You will be the generator and champion of the visual direction, including research, references, style, tone, world building, key art, and visual language across all facets of the game. You will eventually provide coaching, mentorship, feedback and training to Artists and other Creatives.



Responsibilities

- Experience with authoring games in a full cycle, especially on the pre-production stage

- Create concepts and other benchmark assets that set the bar for production

- Author and own mood boards, style guides, briefs and other documentation that will support and lay out the visual direction

- Solid understanding of visual design principles such as layout, color theory, graphic design, and lighting

- Present ideas and vision to stakeholders and team

- Partner with Game Designers and Engineers to ensure the game vision and player experience are realized

- Participate in budgeting, recruiting, and shaping the art team as needed

- Select, negotiate and create Statements of Work for collaborations with outsourcing art partners, as well as general direction and feedback on the work conducted by said partners

- A portfolio that demonstrates and highlights your best work in games

Good to have

- Open to emerging technologies such as the metaverse and play to earn

- Proficient and knowledgeable in current development tools and software including but not limited to Unity, Maya or 3DS Max, Z Brush Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

- Able to carry the visual development single handed through pre-production

- World building and narrative experience

- Proven experience formulating and developing IP

- Start-up game development studio experience / mobile games experience



Personal traits

- Strong communication skills

- Capable of working independently with minimum supervision

- Open to feedback and iterations

- Interested in new gaming fields and trends

About Ringtail Interactive

At Ringtail Interactive, we are consistently pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a small but fast-growing development team. We currently have three different departments working on a variety of projects; from a high-quality game platform for creators of all kinds, to a top-secret, cutting edge game development tool that we believe will change the industry forever, and more.

The company is made up of a diverse group of experienced professionals from all around the world united by a passion for games. As we continue to build the core of the team, we will be taking big next steps on defining the future development of our projects, and all of our employees will get the opportunity to have an impact on the products we show to the world.

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: Ringtail Interactive
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 24 oktober 2023
  • Ansök senast: 11 april 2024

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