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Sr. Art Director (Gaming) (Fully flexible)

COLOR
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: January 13, 2023
  • Full-Time

Do you judge games by their covers? Do you follow an unhealthy number of artists and designers? Do you often find yourself thinking, "I wish this was 100% weirder?" If so, read on!

COLOR is a young creative agency dedicated to creating, destroying, rising from the ashes, destroying, and then creating again.

We're in need of a talented, passionate, ego-free Senior Art Director with a strong aesthetic and unique point of view to lead the gaming division to visual nirvana.

And if the above didn't make it obvious, a healthy love for and comfortable familiarity with games of all stripes is a must!

Strong preference for candidates located in WA, CA, TN, TX, IN, MN, NJ

Requirements

  • An excellent portfolio that demonstrates design, art direction, creative deck work, and unique voice
  • Strong design skills and an eye for detail
  • Fluency in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience with AAA game studios or big entertainment brands
  • Knowledge of and respect for strict brand guidelines and IP rules
  • Strong emphasis on layout and typography
  • Motivation to stay current with design trends without following them blindly
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to ask questions
  • Ability to work under pressure/tight turnarounds while maintaining motivation
  • Ability to easily switch gears between projects
  • Experience clearly directing a small but diverse team
  • Ability to present ideas to clients and pivot as needed on the fly
  • Experience working directly with a Creative Director for reviews and guidance

What You'll Do
  • Lead a growing team of designers and animators
  • Art direct a wide variety of content and campaigns, with a healthy slant towards motion and gameplay:
    • Motion design and 3D
    • Digital & web, social posts
    • Live-action productions
    • Live events
  • Work with a CD and copywriter to take concepts from pitch to final
  • Put together creative decks that clearly outline and justify concepts and art direction
  • Create mood boards, storyboards, and style frames as needed
  • Work closely with producers, copywriters, creative directors, and creative leads


Bonus Round
  • Background in game art
  • Familiarity with After Effects
  • Familiarity with 3D process and Cinema 4D
  • Interest in game engines like Unity and Unreal

Benefits

We're a diverse group of nice people committed to creating an open, equitable working environment. We also have some seriously great benefits and perks. Here's our benefits list for full-time employees.

COLOR

Address

Seattle, WA
98199 USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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