2K’s Cat Daddy studio, based in Kirkland, Washington, was started 25+ years ago by industry veterans and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive within the 2K Label, so we are part of a pretty big family. And while we love being part of something so impressive, the studio is a fun, hard-working, and dedicated family of incredibly talented game developers. We have shipped games on almost every genre and platform, with a current focus on mobile games. We are growing and seeking an experienced Project Art Manager to join our team!

 

The Project Art Manager leads the project art team in executing the visual design for one of our game titles. The ideal candidate is an experienced artist who is organized and self-motivated. They value teamwork and collaboration and know how to inspire confidence and excellence in others. This candidate also demonstrates the ability to delegate and trust others while maintaining a strong sense of personal accountability to the team, the project, and the company.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Studio Art Director and Director of Product to understand and uphold the vision of the game

  • Lead the project art team in carrying out the title's art vision; partnering with shared art teams to ensure alignment

  • Manage project art leads, including supporting career development

  • Lead, encourage and mentor project artists at all levels

  • Continually evaluate, critique, and communicate the game's visual state

  • Review art assets for the game and provide clear, meaningful feedback to artists as appropriate

  • Collaborate with project Game Designer to ensure art supports and improves the player experience.

  • Define art scope and schedule by working with lead artists and production.

  • Create and/or modify game art assets, defining the art vision with real examples
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with other teams (production, engineering, design, audio, etc.)

 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the games industry as an art manager or similar role with artistic leadership

  • Experience as a front-line artist and content creator. A focus on mobile UI/UX is strongly desired and encouraged
  • Deep understanding of all facets of game and art development

  • Experience in mobile and/or live services/continual content pipelines is a big plus

  • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record guiding teams and individuals in achieving objectives

  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal

  • A love of video games!

 

To be considered, applicants must provide an online portfolio showcasing previous work. Applicants without a portfolio, reel or demo work will not be considered.

 

At Cat Daddy, we believe diversity of experience is fundamental to crafting accessible and fun gaming experiences for *all* of our players. We encourage everyone to consider being a part of our team.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

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