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Bigpoint Recruiting Design Director, Director Art & 3D Artist

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Design Director

Category: Other
Company: Bigpoint
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Division: Game Design / Producing
Location: Hamburg
Reference Number: HH56194

Your Responsibilites:

The Director of Game Design is responsible for the advancement and guidance of the Game Design functional discipline at Bigpoint.
S/he staffs Game Designers to the appropriate new and live games.
S/he oversees small “task-force” teams (1-2) Game Designers that can deal with Game Design issues within the games on a clearly defined project basis for a limited time-frame and only upon request of the games teams (only for tasks that cannot be covered by game teams during regular operations).
S/he ensures professional development through adequate staffing on the right projects and through developing and conducting trainings and courses for Game Designers jointly with the Creative Director.
Steer and guide small Game Design task-force teams (1-2 GD) to support games teams on request
S/he ensures professional development of Game Designers.
S/he develops a efficient staffing system for Game Design staff jointly with other Heads/Directors with staffing responsibilities (Head of Art & UI/UX; Head of Development; Directors of CGO Departement, Marketing).

Your Skills:

You have broad experience in developing Hit games (at least 1 online hit)
You have experience of min. 3 years in working in a team leader / management Position and mnin. 3-5 as Game Designer.
You have experience in project management and leading teams on a project Basis.
Deep creative skills in Game DesignVisionary character with representative skills to be able to positively showcase creative developments and achievements to internal customers are a plus.
You are responsible for staffing efficiency as measured by annual average size of Game Design team (i.e. those staff not staffed to games teams).
You fullfill creative standards and skill level among creative employees staffed to teams, judged by an annual survey of leaders in the games department (CGO, Directors, MDs, producers).
You are responsible for operating cost (and adherence to annual cost Budgets).
You give creative guidance to his team and direct reports.
You Support the recruitment of additional key talent for creative functions (jointly with HR).
You guide the identification of performance improvement potential in Bigpoint games and setup adequate projects to be tackled by the task force teams.
You support professional and creative development of Game Designers.
You demonstrate to be an avid gamer with strong interest in pushing the industry and creative game development Forward.
You stay aware of current trends, consumer expectations and current demands of games community – “State of the Gaming Art”.

We offer:

A challenging and engaging software development environment with multiple proven and exciting games from start to end (e.g. Drakensang Online)
A professional and international team of specialists in all areas supporting you with extensive industry expertise
Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities to grow and supply your own ideas
Career paths and options to develop further over time
More than 300 Million Users waiting for your game!
If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online and make sure to mention your salary expectations and quoting reference number HH56194.
Please be aware, that we will only accept applications via our website. We regret that we won’t be able to consider applications which were send by post.

Apply here:- http://bigpoint.net/job-apply/?job=6923
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Director Art

Category: Other
Company: Bigpoint
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Division: Graphics / Web Design
Location: Hamburg
Reference Number: HH56201

The Director Art is responsible for supporting and improving the overall art practice within Bigpoint, driving the advancement of the artistic disciplines through guidance and the organization of trainings and community meet-ups and supports the recruitment of key talent for the artistic functions. S/he also fulfils a representative function, showcasing Bigpoint’s state-of-the-art developments in the industry to potential recruits and the press.

Your responsibilities:

You represent Bigpoint’s artistic achievements.
You drive advancement of artistic disciplines and support recruitment of artistic talent.
You support producers in the allocation of artistic resources in new and live games. You also make sure that we maintain the highest standard in our main competence center heads.
You provide input and feedback in key development stages (idea screening, creative concept, pre production etc..) of new games in development.
You assist in determining key materials / deliverables required to the control of game advancement.
You provide input for sourcing of creative technologies and software.
You are responsible for the development and maintenance of the file system and securing of a consistent graphic glossary.
You have Budget and employees responsibility of the Central Art unit.
You manage the human and the administrative resources of the unit in coordination with the producers.
You help building and maintaining artistic schedules to ensure a cost effective and timely production.

Your skills, abilities and experience:

University degree: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in fine arts, additional certifications in multimedia arts are preferred.
You have broad experience in developing Hit games (at least 1 online hit).
You have at least 5 years of experience as a Director of Art on an international level and at least 3 years in the gaming industry.
You possess strong knowledge of art production in the games industry.
You have up to date knowledge of latest design trends in a wide variety of areas including games, film, architecture, design and animation.
You have practical knowledge of current 3D and 2D software and demonstrated ability to integrate the creative and technical design processes.
You are experienced in project Management.
You are a team player and you have excellent interpersonal skills.
You have outstanding communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
You are thorough and precise in your work.
You possess superior time management and organizational skills.
You are highly self-motivated, flexible, practical and creative.

We offer:

A fresh, open-minded and international atmosphere
Space for ideas and initiative
Teamwork and a clear and short decision-making policy
Environment conducive to growing challenges and responsibilities
If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online and make sure to mention your salary expectations and quoting reference number HH56201.
Please be aware, that we will only accept applications via our website. We regret that we won’t be able to consider applications which were send by post.

Apply here:- http://bigpoint.net/job-apply/?job=6925
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3D Artist

Category: Other
Company: Bigpoint
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Division: Graphics / Web Design
Location: Hamburg
Reference Number: HH56124

We are looking for a motivated and passionate 3D Artist, who aspires to take browser games to the next level. In ambitious projects you will maintain high-value 3D asset productions as 3D Artist in a multi-disciplinary team. With your experience, preferably from previous game developments, you are able to provide a broad background and motivation to create a great games! You will be responsible for the creation of high quality 3D game content and will provide guidance and feedback for Junior 3D Artists.

Your responsibilities:

You’ll create and design high poly 3D assets from scratch or from Concept designs
You’ll Identify problems in your area/department, solve them and (if not possible) escalate them to your manager.
You’ll create a template asset creation and clearly communicates production approach to Junior 3D Artists
You’ll works in a source safe environment and with an organised professional approach.
You are willing to acquire new knowledge and skills.
You’ll contribute to a project asset list and clearly document progress.
You’ll apply defined file naming and folder structure conventions.

Your skills, experiences and abilities:

You have a Bachelor’s or master’s degree in fine arts, additional certifications in multimedia arts preferred.
You have at least 2 years of relevant experience in the gaming industry.
You have strong knowledge of preferred 3D software (including 3DS Max).
You provide further understanding of traditional art and design fundamentals.
You are experienced in creating strong 3D assets within tight production timeframes.
You are proficient in preferred 2D software (including Photoshop).
You speak and write German and English fluently.

We offer:

A professional and international team of specialists in all areas supporting you with extensive industry expertise
A challenging and engaging software development environment with multiple proven and exciting games from start to end
Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities to grow and supply own ideas
If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online and make sure to mention your salary expectations and quoting reference number HH56124.
Please be aware, that we will only accept applications via our website. We regret that we won’t be able to consider applications which were send by post.

Apply here:- http://bigpoint.net/job-apply/?job=6670
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