Art Director

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August 20, 2021
Full Time

Funovus (formerly Crunchy Studios) is looking for a full-time Art Director to join our team in California (Remote OK).

To apply for this position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Passion for games
  • Experience of developing video games, managing outsource works, and leading an art team
  • Open minded and motivated towards teaching, helping other art team members
  • Welcome and encourage feedback, team discussions, and foster an environment of safe and productive iteration
  • Experience giving thorough direction and delivering timely, clear feedback
  • Get involved in the look and feel of further projects, including animation, community, and marketing
  • Knowledge about video games design, aesthetic, live operations, and monetization
  • Appreciation and understanding of User Interface design
  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality concept arts and game ready 3D assets
  • A clear understanding and vision for video game art trends
  • Familiar with Unity or Unreal Engine a bonus

Job Duties

  • Direct the art style for a new project, drive on developing new art themes, and direct a team of creatives to help execute that vision
  • Create concept paintings and other benchmark assets to establish quality bar and inspire others
  • Oversee the the work delivered by other artists and set high expectations of the team
  • Help build up an efficient art team, set a clear vision, provide consistent feedback
  • Collaborate with inhouse and external artists to deliver high quality production assets on time
  • Lead and iterate team rituals to support high quality craft and individual growth
  • Find creative and effective solutions to difficult problems

How to apply:

Please use this form to provide your resume, a link to your portfolio, and a brief description about why you’re interested in working with us.

We sponsor CPT/OPT/H1B for international students.

We are currently hiring artists, designers, and programmers. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

About Funovus

We believe games should be created by passionate gamers, regardless of programming skills or artistic ability. With our editor, anyone can create high-quality games without coding or drawing. For a taste of how moddable our engine is, here are 9 totally different games made in a couple of weeks:

About Wild Sky

Wild Sky is a next generation Tower Defense game developed using our editor that received Editor's Choice award on Google Play. In the game, players explore a world of shattered floating islands and defend its inhabitants from a variety of threats ranging from measly Goblins to daunting Dragons. The same tools are available to our creators now at

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