Creative leader driving team of artists towards highest visual quality.
Ensure cohesiveness of look/feel throughout levels.
Ensure Art team is executing efficiently and within scope while at the same time driving towards highest quality.
Provide day to day leadership and mentorship supplying artists with constructive feedback and direction regarding standards, procedures, processes, pipelines, tools, etc.
Define Art team objectives and milestones which align with and roll into the overall project goals.
Ensure communication to Content Directors regarding deliverables, risks and dependencies.
Demonstrate progress at regular intervals to senior team leadership and team at large.
Participate to recruitment and training of new talent. Ensure technical and artistic quality of deliverables. Manage the communication with external partners in a distributed development environment.
3+ years Art Lead experience, multiple shipped products a plus.
Must have knowledge of production life cycles and demands. Solid foundation of art fundamentals with regard to color, form, light
Interest and familiarity in developing action adventure games.
Exceptional ability to establish, effectively communicate and maintain artistic vision.
Passion for gaming.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work well under stress and tight deadlines.
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.
Good working knowledge of English is a must. Position based in Shanghai.
Contact Please send your application (CV + a few samples of significant work + address of personal web site,if you have one), under the reference " Studio Art Lead-SHA ", to:E-mail:recruitmentSH@gameloft.com
Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and consoles. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of games-enabled handsets is anticipated to exceed four billion units by 2012. Gameloft games are also available to players on WiiWare and DS, Microsofts Xbox LIVE Arcade, Apples iPod and PCs
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