Art Director

Art & Level Design · Truro, Cornwall
Department Art & Level Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Are you a passionate Art leader with significant experience in Art leadership within a PC/Console studio looking for your next role? Are you looking to put your experience into practice growing and developing a team?  Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a games studio that has the wellbeing of employees at the forefront of our ethics? AntiMatter Games asks you to read on!


We are currently seeking an Art Director to lead, organise and inspire our Art department working on IGI:Origins and future projects. 


On-site in Truro, Cornwall and Hybrid working options available


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


You will act as the key stakeholder for Artistic Vision on the project, working with the Game Director to align with the vision for the game.

You will act as the voice of Art within the studio, as part of the Leadership team.

You will be familiar with all of the various disciplines under the art umbrella, able to lead from concept to environment, through each of the specialisations.

You will work with our production team to budget, plan, monitor workload, adherance to process and costs for Art across the studio.

You will be an excellent organiser, comfortable with refining and building on our process and pipelines, with an eye to longer term studio strategy and growth.

 

REQUIREMENTS

5+ years of experience within the games industry, with 3+ years in a Lead Artist /Art Director role.

You are a high energy, low ego hands-on Leader, keen to remain familiar with the creation process and Lead by example. You can walk the walk, talk to talk when it comes to the job.

A strong understanding of workflows, particularly PBR, one or more mainstream 3D package (Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance, Zbrush)

You are a passionate yet calm team player, highly organised and good personally and interpersonally.

A born collaborator, you are experienced and adept at getting the best out of working cross-discipline making great games.

You have demonstrated success leading art teams on console and or PC games using Unreal Engine.

You are an excellent coach and inspiring Leader to other artists, keen to work with your team members to develop their careers while progressing the project.

 

BENEFICIAL SKILLS

Experience presenting Art to a public audience

Experience working with intern programs


 

Why Antimatter?


AntiMatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  


Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day!  We have a strong company culture, where our employees are encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. We want to support our team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.    


UK Employees will receive Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts on its platform.


Based in waterside offices in Truro, the UK's most Southerly city, AntiMatter Games' offices are within a few minutes walk of Cornwall's shopping, culture and eating hub. Accessible by bus or train, and with private car parking, or for the more adventurous, you could kayak to work! Perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic North Coast, we offer an unrivalled life/work experience for those making games in the UK.


On weekends and evenings, our team can be found cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beachcombing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera. On rainy days you might find a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons or a book to read by the fireplace. Sometimes we also play video games!


Other Information


There are Hybrid and on-site working options for this role.

We accept non UK applicants  for this role


For information on how we process your data, our data protection policy for candidates can be found here. https://bae25225-cf6b-435f-b433-5bc37c1bb661.filesusr.com/ugd/249ad1_f265a531218c49e6b089607c9c9da4ff.pdf

Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Truro, Cornwall
  • Department
    Art & Level Design
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor