3D Character Art Director

Share Creators
San Francisco, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Share Creators is a hyper-growth design startup based in San Francisco, founded in 2018. In the past year, we worked on many famous IP games like Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Diablo, and Marvel games, etc. 

Share Creators also provides an AAA quality design platform that offers full cycle design project management with access to a pool of top artists worldwide. 

We are looking for 3D art directors to oversee our proud co-developing projects, eg. Star Wars, Marvel, Game of Thrones, Diablo, World of Warcraft IP games. 

If you are not working in the US right now. We also encourage you to apply! For all the remote art lead, we require them to freelance with us for minimum of 2 months then based on performance, we help you relocate to San Francisco.

There are two major jobs that all the Art Directors need to handle. 

1: Providing top tier AAA quality art that serves as an example to the team.

2: Helping our team with insightful feedback to ensure that art production is steadily progressing in the right direction.

Other responsibilities:

  • Own and supervise the high-quality delivery of assigned corresponding projects.
  • Provide clear, concise, consistent and timely visual direction, guidance and feedback across all aspects of art development and character to 3-5 artists
  • Work as individual contributor to provide AAA quality concept art.
  • Support, mentor and inspire the art team to deliver overall goals and project on time.
  • Partner with the Game Director, Production and Art Manager to ensure team meets business needs.
  • Instigate development best practices with Production Manager and Artists to guarantee delivery of all assets on time.
  • Work with Marketing and PR in the creation of game/studio promotional art materials, screenshots, and videos to ensure the elements are produced at a high quality representing the artistic vision for the game.

Skills & Requirements

Basic Qualifications 

•    Minimum of 4 years in a video game or VFX business

•    Ability to work in a team, with good leadership skills and to delegate work accordingly

•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with team members

•    Strong modeling, UVing, and texturing skills required

•    Strong knowledge of 3Ds Max and/or Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance Painter

•    Knowledge of the technical constraints relating to real-time, the 3D engines

•    Ability to work on different artistic styles

•    Willingness to observe, absorb and modify own work based on many avenues of artistic criticism

•    Must be creative, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects under pressure

•    Positive attitude and a genuine team player

•    Ability to take direction well

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option
  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Send the required info to contact@ShareCreators.com, CC: hr@sharecreators.com

With the email subject: Job Application_(Applied Position Name)

In the email List your portfolio first then list all the supporting information.

5+ years of game art production experience
Online Portfolio. (Art test may be required.)
We may ask for 3 reference letters later to do the background checks. eg. From previous supervisors.

About the Company

Share Creators is a hyper-growth startup based in Silicon Vally. We are working on a AAA quality design platform, design project management automation tools and design consulting services. 

Our clients including entertainment companies and tech companies around the world. Our proud projects in last are Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Marvel, Diablo, World of Warcraft IP games. 

We are looking for all types of entertainment designers, eg. concept artists, art directors, 3D artists, game engine TD, project managers, engineers etc. Please send Portfolio and resume to Contact@sharecreators.com. CC: hr@sharecreators.com