Art Director - Team Lead

Job Type:
Design, Games Studio
Malta, Nordics, UK
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

BettingJobs are working with an industry leading B2B casino provider who are searching for an Art Director - Team Lead to join them, the role can be based remotely within any of the following countries - Manila, Malta, UK, Sweden or Hungary.


• Oversee the creative artistic quality of regional studio slot games.
• Manage a team of Art Directors.
• Work on Innovative prototypes.
• Do product focus strategy thinking.
• Coach and train Art Directors to ensure quality levels are hit on all games in the studio.
• Work closely with other stakeholders (game design, animation, math).
• Lead the Art Directors in order to give detailed feedback to AD proposals to make sure they meet the quality benchmarks and also pushing evolution to higher quality.
• Define and drive design standards and best practices for the team.
• Work with the team (manager) to develop and define new practices to meet the evolutionary needs of the art demands.
• Be open to experimentation and research of other software mediums to push quality.
• Ensure the art direction is well communicated within their project teams.
• Work closely with Producing, Math, Games Design and Dev stakeholders.
• Work on R&D projects.
• Focus on new product strategies with the SLT.
• Improve the quality of player engagement.
• Create concepts for new innovative games.
• Collaborate with animation, design leads and developers to R&D new creative solutions for art and animation that will take us into the next phase of exciting slot game development.
• Communicate and fully brief successfully approved innovation projects owned by you to selected Art Directors.
• Foster an open and transparent culture to collaborate in the teams and between the other departments.
• Manage your team to ensure high performance by meeting/aligning business goals.
• Work actively to enable synergies and innovations in the art department globally.
• Ensure team's compliance with processes and align activities.
• Communicate and lead change.
• By meeting/aligning business goals, focus the team on effective execution of delivery, strategy, and high performance.
• Enhance team's competence and skills through training plans.
• Act as representative of the company in both internal and external dealings.
• Uphold and advocate the Company values and adhere to Company rules and regulations.
• Ensure team's alignment to the culture.
• Regularly provide and receive open and constructive feedback on performance, behaviour and skill.
• Conduct performance and salary reviews according to the company’s current policies and processes and in cooperation with Human Resources and Reporting Manager.
• Escalate employee issues to Human Resources.
• Drive recruitment activities for the team, build and execute a strategy to hire the best-in-class candidates.
• Travel domestically and/or internationally for business as needed.


• Gambling industry experience preferred.
• Experience on AAA games or Mobile AAA is a Bonus.
• 5-10 years of experience as an Art Director in mobile, console or casino.
• Expert knowledge of Art tools like Adobe CC, Spine, Zbrush, Maya.
• Strong level of Drawing skills.
• Excellent artistic judgement.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to provide constructive detailed feedback to suggest improvements if necessary.
• Ability to present their ideas constructively.
• Ability to collaborate cross departmentally with other Leads.
• Excellent level of English language proficiency

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 979
Contact: David Rooney

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