We’re ArenaNet—we’ve created a studio that builds online worlds infused with innovation, hand-crafted excellence, and creative passion. We're not the only ones who share this passion; gamers made Guild Wars 2 the fastest selling MMO in the West with more than 3 million copies sold in its first 9 months, and players and press have consistently called it one of the best games of all time.

As an Art Director for Mobile in our studio, you will lead your art team in creating high quality visual assets and work in conjunction with other team leadership to deliver outstanding gameplay experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define a unified artistic direction and visual identity of the game
  • Directly manage and mentor an exceptional art team while ensuring high production quality
  • Create, maintain and manage visual systems, brand identity, and style guide of our mobile game
  • Set up the best practices and standards for development of art assets
  • Oversee art hiring, development and resourcing
  • Review and validate artwork developed by the art team

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Shipped at least 2 major mobile or AAA games as an Art Director or team lead
  • 6+ years of experience in development of AAA titles, preferably in the mobile space
  • Experience in working with both in-house and outsourcing/external art team
  • Excellent communication skills, strong ability to communicate visually
  • Unity experience is a plus
  • Must be able to provide a portfolio demonstrating skills and experience

This is a full time on-site position at our studio in Bellevue, Washington. A casual, friendly work environment, comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary, and more are all part of what makes ArenaNet a great place to work.

ArenaNet is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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