[JOB] Art Director - iPhone apps / Gaming, Redwood Shores, CA full-time (recruiter)

6 Aug 2009 - 12:34pm
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Theresa Singh
2008

UxStation is seeking an experienced Art Director to join our client's
winning team. Our client is the #1 MMO gaming company on iPhone with many
hit titles enjoyed by millions of people. Each of their titles has reached
the top 10 in the free category on the App Store. This Redwood Shores-based
start-up is already profitable and currently just 10 people (including from
Facebook, Zynga & Hi5).

In this position, you will be responsible for setting the visual direction
of existing and upcoming games for the iPhone, managing both internal and
external team of designers, contractors, animators, and project managing the
asset delivery schedule. This opportunity is for a seasoned Art Director to
get hands-on to drive the artistic vision for all our games and drive it to
the very end. If you think you have the chops to deliver something unique on
the iPhone come talk to us!

Responsibilities
- Establish the artistic vision for all our games and execution plan for the
games
- Lead by example through hands-on development of key design elements
- Participate in the creative development of all assets
- Mentor the current design team
- Oversee production pipelines both within the company and with contractors

Qualifications
- Prior game industry experience; MMO/RPG experience is plus
- Prior experience as an Art Director is strongly preferred
- Solid understanding of art and development practices, techniques, and
technologies

- Commitment to creating awesome User Experiences

- Deep understanding of 2D & 3D software packages
- Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Max Studio (or equivalents)

* This position is located in our corporate office in Redwood Shores
* Competitive salary & stock options
* We provide full benefits: dental, vision, healthcare & 401k

Theresa D. Singh

President, UxStation

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