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Company Name:
Amazon Game Studios
Location:
Irvine, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Other
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
2
Experience Level:
Director
Education:
High School or equivalent

Art Director-Double Helix

As an Art Director at Double Helix, you will own the artistic presentation of a complete game project. From the fundamentals of color, shape, composition and silhouette, to implementations of breathtaking worlds, sleek UI, indelible characters and spectacular effects, you will lead and mentor a fantastic team of artists across all disciplines.

  • Work with design and technology teams to develop exciting game concepts that will delight our gamer customers and set the pace within Amazon
  • Develop compelling art concepts and other materials to inspire the development team
  • Work closely with our technology teams to drive breakthrough rendering features and powerful production tools
  • Set the quality bar for your team; demonstrate and mentor to the highest artistic standards
  • Prize unique visual design and stylish presentation as well as classic styles and references...innovate with art
  • Lead the cultural conversation for games at Amazon

Basic Qualifications:

  • Art-centric, but loves everything that contributes to a game’s experience
  • Exceptional communication skills and strong collaborative spirit
  • Understands how games come together as a cohesive product
  • Conversant with technology, tools, and technical systems which contribute to modern visual presentation
  • Has shipped at least two games on PC, console or mobile platforms
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an art leadership role
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a digital artist in the game industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art or in related field
  • Tireless advocate for art and artists, but…
  • Works effectively across all game disciplines
  • Knowledgeable about game industry trends and art techniques
  • Competent in multiple standard art asset creation packages

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