Art Director

Employer
Location
Munich
Posted
Jul 16, 2013
Closes
Aug 15, 2013
Contact
Christian Meister
Duration
Full Time
The Art Director is one of the corner stones of the Art team at MegaZebra GmbH. You will support and supervise your team through the whole game production process, together with the Chief Product Officer and Game Designers. Ideally, you have a high media and internet affinity and a practical experience in the design and creation of graphics on the web.


RESPONSIBILITIES

- Work closely with the Chief Product Officer and Game Designers on several social games for the Facebook and Mobile platforms
- Lead the team of internal and external artist
- You are responsible for the design of our social/mobile games

REQUIREMENTS

- A minimum of 4 years experience in art creation
- Very creative person with a passion for games
- Self-motivation, excellent English communications skills, and a great team-player attitude
- Experience leading artists in developing a unique and cohesive style for game
- Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in illustration or concept drawing
- You value user experience over anything else
- An exceptional understanding of form, shape, and UI in social/mobile games
- Expert-level knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and other graphic design tools
- Strong understanding (and opinions) of effective design and advertising solutions
- Able to handle multiple tasks at once from different sources of accountability and to meet both milestone and final deadlines with minimal supervision
- Able to work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, team environment
- Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
- Proven ability to mentor effectively

Join our international team, many of whom have recently relocated to Munich to join MegaZebra. The language in the office is English and we'll help you to quickly get settled in, both at work and outside. And, by the way, Munich is constantly voted one of the world's most livable cities, plus, we have the original Oktoberfest!