Art Director (Video Games)

  • 1035 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fire Hose Games is growing! The studio behind Go Home Dinosaurs, Catlateral Damage, and 20XX is now working on 2 new unannounced games for PC/console that are more ambitious departures from our previous titles. We’re looking for talented, passionate developers to expand our team.

Job Description

  • Define the artistic vision of projects
  • Clearly message the artistic vision and direction to the team
  • Lead, manage, and provide guidance to the art team
  • Collaborate with design, engineering, and production
  • Manage team of 3-5 artists and outsourced art production
  • Contribute to the creation of game art assets

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Leadership role on at least one shipped title
  • Expertise in industry standard art tools (Photoshop, 3ds Max, etc.)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of different art pipelines
  • Ability to solve technical problems
  • Knowledge of business development, marketing, and game design
  • Experience with Unity
  • On site position - candidate must be willing to relocate to Boston

Preferences

  • Experience in both 2D and 3D
  • Experience with animation
  • Experience with creating VFX
  • Experience with agile/Scrum practices
  • Comfortable with publicly interfacing with our audience

Additional Information

Fire Hose Games is located in Cambridge MA, next door to Boston. We pay good salaries and our generous benefits package includes health care, dental, unlimited vacation/sick time, 401(k) with matching, excellent maternity/paternity leave, flexible work hours, relocation costs, and free snacks at the office. Fire Hose hasn’t crunched in years and we don’t intend to start. Our company culture is inclusive, supportive, and fun. We care about diversity and strongly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and voices to apply. We hope to hear from you!