Art Director

Universal City, CA

Local Only


Up to $44.52/hr

Our client, a global broadcast media and entertainment company, is actively looking for an Art Director to join their team in Los Angeles, CA! This role will be onsite Tuesday-Thursday so local candidates are required.

***This is a 3 month initial contract with the opportunity to extend or convert***

This Art Director will be responsible for leading art direction across multiple games and digital content in the company’s portfolio. The ideal candidate will have direct experience leading 2D and 3D art on game and interactive production teams, including shipped products-ideally from pre-production through launch and live ops. Responsibilities
  • Ensure games are visually beautiful, functional, performant, and “on-brand” for the IP
  • Act as the visual visionary who makes sure the finished game fulfills team, studio, and company goals
  • Present project concepts and vision to department leadership
  • Manage the day-to-day process, providing hands-on feedback and concept ideation
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to facilitate well-planned and executed features
  • Develop strong relationships and partnerships with key business groups across the company including Production, Product Marketing, Franchise Management, Technology and Publishing
  • Initiate research and implementation of new techniques and processes to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of art production
Required Skills & Experience
  • Degree from a four-year college, with a preference for an advanced degree
  • 7+ years of experience leading 2D and 3D art on game and interactive production teams, including shipped product-ideally from pre-production through launch and live ops
  • Experience shipping multiple titles from established IP in a high-level art role
  • Specific hands-on experience with mobile game UX/UI and technical art challenges
  • Existing ability to work hands-on implementing art in game concept prototypes
  • Must have strong market knowledge and work with the team on innovation and tool development

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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