Art Director - RPG Team

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Playground Games is looking for an Art Director to lead a world-class Art team on an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project. You will develop and drive the artistic vision for this AAA project and take responsibility for building and managing an exceptional Art team, as well as being a key member of the project leadership group.

 Your experience within the games industry will have seen you work on multiple high-profile console titles in the course of your career. As Art Director you'll take responsibility for Art production pipeline and will set quality standards.

You’ll be flexible, highly motivated and approachable, with excellent communication skills honed by your experience of leading teams.

Skills & Requirements

  • At least one published title in an Art leadership position or similar.
  • Multiple high-profile published console titles.
  • A demonstrable track record of quality in your previous work.
  • Inspirational team management skills.
  • A genuine 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.