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Art Director job

Posted: November 17, 2006
subject: Art Director , Centerscore

Centerscore is looking for Art Director
duration - Full Time

Job details: Art Director As an Art Director at Centerscore, you will be responsible for managing the art team while working directly with marketing, production and release teams to produce top quality products for the cell phone.

The nature of the cell phone market calls for smaller projects and short production cycles. As an art director, you will be responsible for handling multiple projects simultaneously. Not only will you contribute to the overall creative vision of each project while working closely with design and development; you will be responsible for the scheduling and management of both the artistic and technical requirements for the art team.

- 5 years minimum experience managing and mentoring teams of artists.
- Experience managing both 2D and 3D production pipelines.
- Strong ability to balance a projects creative and visual requirements with schedule, budget and staff limitations.
- Strong time-management, organizational, and leadership skills.
- Must be a self-motivated creative individual.
- Demonstrated ability to establish a compelling visual style
- Strong problem solver. Provides solution-driven analysis.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to provide constructive critiques.
- Ability to follow strict technical guidelines.
- Strong proficiency with standard 2D and 3D packages (Photoshop, Illustrator, Promotion, Lightwave, Max, etc.).

- Refine, manage and own the art production pipeline.
- Responsible for creating and managing art schedules across multiple projects.
- Takes ownership of the art team and ensures the technical and artistic quality of deliverables.
- Facilitates communication between art and all departments to execute on each projects vision.
- Responsible for hiring and training as well as career direction of the art team.
- Conducts critiques with clear and consistent direction to art team.
- Responsible for creation of assets in addition to management duties.

- Familiarity with cell phone games.
- Familiarity with the casual games market.

We are very interested in the work you've done previously. To help with our search, please submit a URL to your work along with your resume. If you are unable to post your work on the web, you may also send us your portfolio over email but it should be no larger then 5MB. We prefer seeing portfolios posted on the web rather then in our email.

Please send your resume, cover letter and online reel to careers@vugames.com referencing Art Director - Centerscore in the subject line.

Location: San Mateo, California, United States

Contact info:
Vivendi Games Mobile - Centerscore
1900 S. Norfolk St. Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94403
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