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Art Manager Atlanta, GA

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

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Job Description

Job Overview

The Art Manager will join our team-oriented creative group in the Game Development Department. The ideal candidate will be required to lead a group of artists to create the next highly-engaging and innovative slot games from start to finish.

Responsibilities

The duties of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for creative development and visual quality of products.
  • Apply analytical processes to the planning, designing, and implementation of the 3D art assets.
  • Oversee the Art development effort as a whole and guide the future of the products.
  • Work closely with the Director of Game Development and the Game Design Team to create quality products and improve our current game portfolio.
  • Participate in long-term product planning and roadmap development.
  • Train potential Leads and develop personnel growth opportunities.
  • Work with other departments to ensure that planned development meshes well with their efforts.
  • Plan annual software and hardware budget for the 3D Art and Sound department.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Accomplish financial objectives by preparing an annual software budget for the Art team.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives and procedures; confer with organization officials and staff members as necessary.
  • Manage staff and assigning specific duties.
  • Completing employee performance reviews for direct reports.
  • Approval of direct report time off.

 

Job Requirements

  • 5-8 years Professional Job Experience.
  • 3-5 years Leadership Experience within a team/studio.
  • Casino Industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in art/sequential art or equivalent.
  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas (produce concept sketches and quick concept edits).
  • Experience in making presentations to product owners and clients.
  • Experience leading both internal/outsourced art team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback and art critiques.
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop.
  • Basic animation knowledge.
  • After Effects, Maya and Unity skills/knowledge are pluses.

Note: All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and drug screen

*Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals.

AGS in an equal opportunity employer.