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Crytek Recruiting Art Director

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Art Director

Category: Art Director
Company: Crytek
Location: Frankfurt (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Crytek is looking for an experienced Art Director to join a new team.

As Art Director you will be responsible for the visual style, overall look and feel, as well as directing the art department and ensuring the artistic vision is carried through to the game at the highest quality. You will drive, inspire, and mentor the team to achieve the highest visual bar possible.

Job Responsibilities:

Creating and driving a compelling and unique artistic vision from concept to ship
Strong conceptual skills and ability to create a strong visual identity
Excellent understanding of lighting, mood, composition and color theory
Creating, communicating and executing the visual language for the entire team
Creating and maintaining the branding of the project as a whole
Champion exceptionally high visuals and production values
Direct and inspire an art team in the creation of a unified vision
Ensure game ready assets adhere to the product vision
Facilitate communication and focus with artists
Coordinate with internal technology groups as it relates to pipeline and process
Along with the art leads and managers, ensure the timely delivery of art assets
Regularly review work for the department and provide thorough feedback
Provide creative input, direction and mentoring / support to art leads and artists
Work with studio executives and department leads for continual process improvement
Willing to relocate to Frankfurt / Germany


A minimum of 5+ years of experience, with at least 3 years in an Art Director capacity
Credited Art Director on a minimum of 1 shipped AAA title
Ability to self manage and work in an open structured cross discipline team
Responsibility for you own actions and be able to admit your own mistakes
Contribute with innovative ideas towards all aspects of game development
Able to easily present ideas and information to the team
Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback
Open-minded to new ideas and concepts
Analytical eye for game design


Agile development knowhow
Knowhow of technology and pipelines, including Cryengine
Bachelor’s degree in fine arts

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