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We are looking for a person who is passionate about 3D animation, the ‘big picture’ of art direction, and knows how to extrapolate on creative direction notes to keep asset production ‘on look’ and cohesive. The candidate will be comfortable moving from style to style and identifying the key stylistic characteristics across a variety of projects. They will also be comfortable with the language of art direction and can confidently give feedback as well as ask the right questions of the team or the client.

As Art Director, you will work closely with the local production team. You would also have possibilities working with multiple studios and getting to know the latest gaming animation production procedures. We work together to get anything done within a clients’ pipeline to fulfil any request from start to finish. Hopefully they can not only collaborate with teams from all over the world but also can build trust within teams.

  • Understand client’s requirements and animation style of various projects. Provide guidance for Animation production team.

  • Responsible/answer to the client for the visual animation direction and QC of work.

  • Building rapport, trust, and clear lines of communication with clients.

  • Help with estimation, team feedback and pipeline development.

  • Leading teams of animators by instruction and setting example.

  • Define and communicate the key components of the animation project style and design.

  • Collaborate with different 3D Art teams, coordinate resources and projects between multiple internal Chinese and external teams and studios.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Fun working environment

  • Working with the biggest names in the gaming industry

Experience & Requirements

  • Passionate about games, proven 3+ years art leadership working experience as in either the game industry or related entertainment industry.

  • Excellent Chinese and English (written and verbal) skills.

  • Strong game animation production related work experience showcasing top quality work.

  • Ability to work in multiple software packages and game engines (i.e. 3DS Max, Maya, Zbrush, Unreal, Unity).

  • Expert understanding of industry standard techniques and tools.

  • Excellent communication skills, with an understanding for the value of listening to as well as providing feedback, confidence to ask the right questions.

  • Team Player, quick learner and self-motivated.

  • Enthusiasm to expand knowledge in keeping with industry evolution.