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Art Director - Online Casino

Company: KONA ASSOCIATES LIMITED
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Art Director - -120,000 to -160,000 + bonus + benefits
Our client is a leading global supplier of gaming equipment and Industry recognised global Game development in Land Based Pubs, Clubs and Casinos as well as Historic Horse Racing (HHR), Class II, Online Social Slots and Real money Casinos.
They create solutions that inspire the marketplace, continuing their pursuit of excellence through a diverse and innovative portfolio of products. The global game development teams deliver content for regions worldwide. We are looking for people that have a passion for making a difference, inspiring others by example, and a continuous commitment to achieve new pinnacles of success.
Responsibilities and DutiesWe need an experienced Art Director to join the Las Vegas Studio. We are looking for an individual that can provide clear artistic vision, define opportunity to disrupt marketplace, and set a creative bar for the studio and company alike.
This individual will be excellent in mentoring and guidance for the art team, with core understanding of composition, motion graphics, color, graphic layout, fonts, and delivering market relevant solutions.
This position utilizes the team, recognizing the strengths and opportunities of each individual, with proactive leadership to anticipate and address future needs of products.
Other duties include:

  • Maintain regular art reviews covering composition, graphics, prototype, theme selections, and new market opportunities
  • Manage, mentor, and coach the art team to reach and exceed market leading graphics and visual content.
  • Regular 1:1 reviews with the art staff, with guidance on craft and career growth.
  • Open and honest feedback, build on the great and correct for the opportunity.
  • Guide for new production methods, tools, and styles
  • Attract, interview, and hire new talent for roles in the art team.
  • Partner with other studio leaders including Producers, Engineering, Game Design, Audio, and Project Management to deliver market moving games.
  • Contribute to improving development process, productivity and overall artistic quality of games in production.
    Qualifications and Skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in Art, Design or equivalent work experience
    • Experience of 7-10 years in a Senior Art Leadership role within the casino gaming industry. Outside industries in video games or interactive art also considered.
    • Strong understanding of Design, Composition, Color, Motion Graphics, & Visual Effects.
    • Excellent knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects / Photoshop)
    • Experience in Trapcode Suite, Element 3D or Particle Illusion software beneficial.
    • Knowledge in one or more 3D packages, ie. 3DS Max, Maya, Blender and Unity.
    • Attention to detail and application from past learnings.
    • Self-Starter, identify the opportunity and seek out solutions.
    • Strong planning and organisational skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      Requirements - Portfolio and History of games shipped

Keywords: KONA ASSOCIATES LIMITED, Las Vegas , Art Director - Online Casino, Executive , Las Vegas, Nevada

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