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Art Director - Unannounced Project

Ubisoft

Paris, France 02-26-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Art Director - Unannounced project (M/NB/W)

Ubisoft's 21,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players' lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

Thanks to its first successes like Assassin's Creed Pirates, Ubisoft Paris Mobile still contributes to the influence of Ubisoft's brands today with the development of titles like The Mighty Quest Rogue Palace in partnership with Neflix but also new licenses like Wild Arena Survivors. Other secret projects are yet to be announced and remain focused on gameplay, a key priority for the studio.

And let's not forget the Howrse phenomenon, a community equestrian management game with 10 million players in 25 countries: a free-to-play web and mobile reference with remarkable longevity.

With over 200 talents grouped in small and agile teams, the studio works daily to offer players new quality of experience.

Ready to join the adventure? We're waiting for you!

As Art Director, you will be responsible for the art direction of a new AA PC game in the early stages of development.

Reporting to the Executive Producer and working in close collaboration with the core team, your main tasks will be :
• Define the game's visual identity, in line with the creative vision, commercial ambition, production constraints and brand guidelines,
• Draw up the game's ''artistic bible'' (art documents, keyarts, mockups, references, etc.) as well as the project's scope art,
• Produce the concept arts or art briefs required for full artistic production (2D, 3D, UI, animations, VFX, etc.), in accordance with production constraints (technical, deadlines, resources),
• Supervise the artistic production of the project and be the main guarantor of the visual quality of the game,
• Participate in artistic production: Production and integration of assets for the game (2D, 3D), rendering polish (Lighting, Color grading, Post process, etc.),
• Participate in the development of the project's artistic pipeline,
• Participate in the production of marketing and community assets (keyarts, trailers, etc.).

Qualifications

Ideally, you have some initial experience as an Art Director, or at least a solid background in video game development relevant to this position (Senior Concept Artist, Senior 3D Artist, Lead Artist, Associate Lead Artist, Associate Art Director, etc.).

Skills required:
• Mastery of 2D & 3D creative software (Adobe suite & 3ds Max in particular) and knowledge of game engines (Unity in particular),
• Solid understanding of all stages of video game production,
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English,
• Leadership and open-mindedness,
• Ability to be demanding while generating a friendly working atmosphere,
• Knowledge of blockchain technology and web3 is a plus.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwpey-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams