Head of Art and Animation– West Midlands

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Published date: 
5 July 2018
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Head of Art and Animation – West Midlands - Competitive Salary

Have you got Video Gaming or Slots experience? Have you got previous experience of leading a team as a Lead Artist?

If you answered YES to these questions, then this could be the next role for you in your career!!

About this opportunity

My client is a global technology company, supplying Mobile Gaming and Server-Based Gaming systems with associated terminals and digital content to regulated betting and gaming operators around the world.

Reporting into the VP of Games, you will have overall responsibility for the quality and overall look of the games, and for driving both consistency and improvement within the creative function.

Working with the design and development teams, and delivering through the Art team, for which you have management responsibility; you will devise the visual style of games and ensure the vision is delivered.

Main Responsibilities

  • Set the overall creative direction, and to work cross-functionally to ensure that this is delivered, with consideration to the game’s budget
  • Drive improvements to the Art and Animation processes with the objective of increasing quality and efficiency
  • Create new concepts as well as developing new styles targeting mobile and retail players, as well as having B2B appeal
  • Have responsibility for a team of Production Artists, with a view to mentoring and developing talent as well as day-to-day line management responsibility

Your experience and skills

  • Experience in a Lead Artist role in the Video Game or Gaming Industry
  • Advanced working ability with tools used in producing artwork e.g. Photoshop, After Effects
  • A creative person with a passion for games
  • Able to confidently and clearly communicate with stakeholders at all levels

Interested? Next steps…

If you have the necessary requirements and would like to know more about this role, then please get in touch.