Associate Art Director - RPG Team

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Playground Games is seeking an Associate Art Director who will realise the game vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

As Playground’s Associate Art Director, you’ll work collaboratively with our Art Director to guide the implementation of art content according to the game’s visual language and art style. You will share the objective of delivering stunning visuals for Playground’s future titles, working with multiple art disciplines.

You’ll use your experience in the field to identify risks or opportunities for improvement throughout the team. You must be flexible, highly motivated and detail conscious.

In addition to candidates with professional Art Direction experience, we are also interested in speaking to candidates from a range of artistic disciplines who are seeking a move into Art Direction.

Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of silhouettes, colour, tone and lighting.
  • Excellent 2D and 3D skills.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of bleeding-edge Art Production techniques.
  • A passion for games!

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Playground Games is part of Xbox Game Studios and one of the highest rated video game developers in the world, with two AAA studios based in Leamington Spa. 

Famed for the critically-acclaimed Forza Horizon franchise, our latest release, Forza Horizon 4, is the highest rated Xbox exclusive this generation with a 92 metacritic. In both 2017 and 2018 the studio has awarded Best Place to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

Our newly-established second studio is committed to bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from around the world to develop an unannounced open-world action RPG.