At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!
How would you like to work with the best fantasy illustrators to make every Magic card worthy of an award?
Magic: the Gathering, the world’s first and best-in-class Trading Card Game, is hiring a new Commissioning Art Director!
What You'll Do:
Commission a high volume of artwork by: identifying freelance illustrators for each piece, providing continuous art direction on individual pieces, maintaining solid relationships with those partners, and providing regular updates to the card concent producer on art status.
Review print-ready files to ensure final card quality.
Participate in brainstorms on future Magic creative expressions.
What You’ll Bring:
2+ yrs commercial art experience.
A portfolio demonstrating strong creative vision with a cinematic lens.
Understanding of Magic as both a game and a brand.
Strong communication skills and comfort giving and receiving feedback.
High attention to detail and organization.
You keep current with fantasy illustration market/talent, and modern print/press techniques and processes.
Adept in Adobe Photoshop, proficient MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.
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. If you are selected to move forward in our application process and need to request an accommodation, please let your recruiter or coordinator know.