3D Art Director

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Devoted Studios is a production management company for external development in video games. With a mission to create equal opportunity for all talent globally to work on the games of their dreams, Devoted Studios aims to decentralize game development. We partner with 1400+ programmers, artists, and designers, from freelancers to small studios, all over the world, and not only match them to project opportunities but manage the production from A-Z.

Major Responsibilities:

Managing the Art Team

  • Review other projects for quality and technical consistency, providing feedback
  • Vet and manage vendors
  • Communicate directly with art teams, clients, and partners

Feedback and Guidelines

  • Provide video and delivery template feedback for art teams
  • Create guidelines and technical requirements, pitch guidelines/presentations for clients

Production Workflow

  • Resolve workflow problems for production projects
  • Identify work process improvements
  • Communicate in advance to the Producer in case Change Requests are needed or if out of initial estimates, providing reasoning

Team Leadership

  • Inspire, motivate, and mentor other artists in best practices, processes, and procedures related to production
  • Ensure all assets created by the art team and outsource studios conform to style and technical guidelines
  • Work together with the team of Art Directors, Lead Artist, 3D Modeler

Project Management

  • Estimate pre-production requests
  • Evaluate art content and perform final polishing if required
  • Maintain accurate documentation of production methodologies and techniques
  • Help develop best practices for art creation

Onboarding and Training

  • Participate in the onboarding process and project setup
  • Train, assign, schedule, and coach the internal team

Time Management

  • Ensure timely time tracking

Collaboration

  • Work with US-based Art Directors to ensure high-quality production, on-time delivery, and budget adherence
  • Partner with team members (Art Director, Lead Artist, 3D Modeler) on various projects
  • Coordinate with internal teams to enhance project quality

Goals:

  • Building strong, motivated, and loyal production teams
  • Illuminating inefficiencies throughout the production process to grow and support distributed asset creation
  • Maintain high-level satisfaction of clients and vendors at all times

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in leading and managing art teams
  • Strong background in 3D art and technical consistency
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to manage external vendors and maintain high standards of quality
  • Expertise in creating and maintaining production guidelines and documentation
  • Ability to inspire and mentor artists, fostering a positive and productive work environment
  • Proficient in estimating project requirements and managing pre-production tasks
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience in the entertainment or gaming industry is preferred
  • Familiarity with tools such as Jira and Confluence is a plus
  • 5+ years of proven experience as Lead Artist or 3D Character Artist.
  • 3+ years within a game studio environment
  • Background in (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator)
  • Experience working in a service provider

Benefits

We offer:

  • Strong and enthusiastic team – you will have the opportunity for knowledge sharing, learning, and professional self-development.
  • Interesting and challenging tasks – solve diverse and challenging issues, communicate with people within the company as well as with our partners.
  • Convenient working conditions – remote work, opportunity to build your own working day with flexible working hours.
  • А chance to work in a highly professional and dynamic team working with a wide range of International Game Production projects, attractive remuneration package, and opportunities to develop professionally.
  • 100% Remote.
  • Flexibility.
  • Multicultural environment.
  • USD payment + other benefits.

 

This is a remote, full-time contracted position.

We are an equal opportunity company and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for a contract without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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