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Full-Time

Art Director

Posted on 6/24/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Senior, Expert

Montreal, QC, Canada

Category
Concept Art
Character Design
Illustration
Art, Graphics & Animation
Required Skills
Communications
Animation
Requirements
  • Experience as an art director in a game studio
  • Deep understanding of the game development process and art disciplines
  • Strong understanding of art fundamentals, multiple art styles, anatomy, appeal
  • Experience designing characters of a wide variety and broad appeal
  • Strong understanding of color theory and how color affects mood & focal points - with a focus on modern fashion-forward aesthetics
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills & experience with effective feedback for outsourcing and contractors
  • Strong leadership skills in order to lead a large number of people toward a singular vision
  • Experience directing and supporting artists across multiple disciplines
  • The ability to adapt to and innovate new styles and techniques
  • Strong collaborative nature to partner with senior art directors and discipline leads
Responsibilities
  • Lead and collaborate with multidisciplinary artists to help create and maintain Epic's vision
  • Imagine and communicate your vision to the team to develop new content that players will love
  • Help Epic push the visual envelope by creating stunning and inspiring characters
  • Direct and mentor a worldwide team of artists; delivering effective feedback across all art disciplines - modeling, animation, etc
  • Interpret the needs of all development disciplines such as design and engineering into amazing final artwork
  • Collaborate with the Product and IP teams on themes and cosmetic sets
  • Deliver effective feedback across all art disciplines - modeling, animation, etc
  • Create and iterate unique and stunning designs within a determined production schedule

Epic Games is a prominent provider of Unreal Engine, a widely utilized 3D engine technology with applications in gaming, film, architecture, automotive, and simulation. The company also offers Epic Online Services and Epic Games Store, establishing a comprehensive digital platform for developers and creators to produce, distribute, and manage games and other content.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$15.4B

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

11%

Benefits

Health coverage - 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share

Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

Unlimited PTO & sick time

Paid sabbatical