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Art Director
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Tukwila, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Research
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Requirements
  • 2+ yrs commercial art illustration and/or commissioning Art Director experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Ability to demonstrate ownership over commissioned work and concept art, and to synthesize game mechanics, brand knowledge, and creative goals into clear and concise direction
  • A portfolio demonstrating strong creative vision
  • A passion for Japanese pop culture and a pulse on current entertainment industry trends across Asia
  • You keep current with fantasy illustration market/talent and have an interest in discovering diverse, emerging artists
  • Ability to operate with diplomacy and communicate with respect while collaborating with external partners/approvers
  • Adept in Adobe Photoshop, proficient in Illustrator, InDesign and MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • All
  • Of our players. We encourage everyone to consider being a part of our team
Responsibilities
  • Commission a high volume of artwork: identifying freelance illustrators in Asia and Japanese studios for Magic card art, providing continuous direction on individual pieces, and maintaining solid relationships with those partners
  • Research and understand pop culture trends in Japan, find ways to integrate these trends into the Magic TCG, and successfully art direct Japan-based artists and studios
  • Assist in-house and external illustrators in crafting concept art assets
  • Present creative direction and provide constructive feedback in meetings and stand-up critiques
  • Review print-ready, Japanese localized files to ensure final card quality
  • Participate in brainstorms on future Magic creative expressions
Desired Qualifications
  • Understanding of Magic as both a game and a brand is a plus
  • Fluency in Japanese is required. English is a plus, but not required
Wizards of the Coast
Game publisher
Company Overview
Wizards of the Coast creates entertainment that inspires creativity, sparks passions, forges friendships, and fosters communities around the globe. Their games seek to harness the boundless energy and imagination of their players. In every pursuit, they seek to inspire a lifetime love for games.
Benefits
  • Direct & Indirect Compensation
  • Employee Health Support
  • Caring for Families
  • Parental Leave
  • Core Hours
  • Generous Time Off Programs
  • Free and Discounted Products
  • 4 hours/ Month Paid Volunteer Time
Company Values
  • Be legendary
  • Build a well-rounded crew
  • Delve into dungeons
  • Don't split the party
  • It takes a multiverse