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Klang Games GmbH

Art Director - MMO Simulation

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Klang Games GmbH
🇩🇪 Berlin

Klang is looking for an Art Director - MMO Simulation (f/m/d) who is responsible for encouraging, leading and driving the artistic vision and development of SEED. As Art Director (f/m/d), you will maintain the creative vision and quality bar for the product while managing the art department. If you want to work on an ambitious and ground-breaking project, and want to see a massive and colorful simulation come to life, we have an amazing opportunity for you!

Requirements:

What you will do:

  • Provide artistic leadership and lead the art department to drive the overall vision of the project. This will include concept art, 3D assets, VFX, animation and UI
  • Oversee the aesthetic unity of all visual parts
  • Contribute to the art pipeline definition and develop milestones for the art team
  • Supervise and manage outsourced artists, providing them with input, reference, and feedback
  • Collaborate with creative leadership and other team leads to identify and solve problems, influencing the direction of the project to support the artistic, game design, and technical goals
  • Lead the visuals on marketing and PR to ensure visual coherence across all branding, marketing material, and social media assets

Who we think will be a great fit:

  • At least 7 years of game art production experience, including art quality assurance and leadership roles in at least 2 successful PC/Console game projects
  • A strong Portfolio of artistic accomplishments, particularly showcasing a high standard for minimalistic and stylized art
  • Broad knowledge of all art disciplines including: concept art, character design, animation, environment design, VFX, UI, lighting, shading and rendering
  • A thorough understanding of art pipelines, the capacities and technical constraints related to the Unity engine, and different game genres
  • Strong communication/listening, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Passionate to make and play games, with knowledge of current titles, genres, and industry trends

Bonus:

  • Knowledge of 3D softwares such as Maya and/or Blender
  • Experience developing an MMO, RTS, or Simulation game

Benefits:

  • An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development
  • Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
  • Monthly public transport travel reimbursement
  • Monthly company co-contributions to private pensions
  • Reimbursement for physical health activities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mental health support
  • Flexible office hours (with core hours)
  • Our own cafeteria serving free lunches daily - once we are back at the office
  • Monthly team events and activities
  • A dog-friendly office, adjustable standing desks, ergonomic chairs and mobile aircon units for hot summers
  • Healthy snacks and drinks in the office