Art Director - Team Lead

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Design, Games Studio
Location:
Malta, Nordics, UK
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
18-Jan-23
Job Ref:
18775

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.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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: 07483 077381
Contact: David Rooney
Email:

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