Game Art Director (Stylized Art)

Lucid Labs
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Posted
October 23, 2022
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Create an experience so beautiful yet functional that they all want to be a part of it.

That's what drives us every day. It's only possible with a team of passion-driven artists keen to push the creative boundaries of the medium.

We seek an experienced Art Director to lead the artistic & creative vision for an ambitious action roguelite for PC and consoles while supporting and inspiring the art team daily.

In return, we provide a playground, enabling you to do some of your life's best work. As a core part of an indie team, you get the creative freedom to experiment and build high-quality, innovative titles while leading the art department.

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of leadership experience as an Art Director or Lead Artist with at least two shipped titles.
  • Excellent understanding of art pipelines, capacities, and technical constraints of Unity and different genres.
  • Perfect artistic and technical skill sets (knowledge of 2D and 3D software).
  • Passionate about video games, with a strong understanding of art fundamentals and artistic culture.
  • Tactful and a strong communicator, able to mobilize and inspire a team.
  • Problem-solving oriented with excellent communication, presentation, and mentorship skills.
  • Fluent English.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Defining, driving, and holding the artistic vision of the game based on the initial direction.
  • Keeping a good balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints.
  • Taking part in the game's review and visual consistency, maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Mentoring, motivating, supporting, supervising, and giving feedback to the art team.
  • Collaborating with production to ensure high-quality projects and meet deadlines.
  • Be the link and visionary for different art disciplines like Concept Art, 3D, Level Art, and Tech Art.

 

Bonus bonus bonus:

  • Love for stylized visuals with styles similar to Ghibli-like, Anime-like, with an interest in exploring new styles.
  • Interest in indie games, especially RPG and roguelites or roguelikes.
  • Interest in F1, with a special fondness for a driver whose name rhymes with Fax.

 

We offer

  • Working environment based on a solid team spirit and positive energy.
  • Influence on various aspects of the game – the whole team is creating the game.
  • A young and talented team with a passion for making great games.
  • 100% remote and flexible working hours.

 

Work culture

We have taken pride in being a global, all-remote indie studio since 2015. Over the years, we've gotten good at running the studio remotely while respecting different time zones, thanks to a Nobel-prize-deserving invention - async standups!

Collaborating with folks from all over the world allows us to team up with the finest talent while learning about diverse cultures. A big shoutout to one of our artists in Brazil for live-streaming the world's largest carnival; it was remarkable!

About 
Lucid Labs

Backed by the Google Accelerator, Lucid Labs is an award-winning indie game studio passionate about molding experimental ideas into light-hearted casual games crowned with heartfelt stories. Everyone at Lucid Labs is united by one goal - to be the face of high-quality and innovative games crafted in India for the world.

Our previous game, Possessions, is the only game from India to launch on Apple Arcade, winning multiple _Game of the Year_ awards, among several other accolades.

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