Art Director

Art Director

Wushu Studios is seeking an exceptional Art Director to oversee all visual aspects of an original narrative sci-fi title. This title will be developed in Unreal Engine 4. The ideal candidate will nurture inspiration in all phases of the development cycle, from pre-production right through to launch. This position requires a high level of creative and technical originality in the direction of concepts and the approach to defining and developing this new IP. Being a highly collaborative role, you will possess strong communication and organisation skills and a desire to innovate and go above and beyond in the pursuit of quality.

If this sounds like you, get in touch and send your CV and portfolio to careers@wushustudios.com. Let us know why you’d be a great fit! 

Responsibilities
  • Support the art, narrative and design goals of the project
  • Partner with creative leadership to identify & manage issues related to both technical & stylistic direction of the project
  • Drive and oversee 2D and 3D concepts to modelling, lighting, animation and VFX to maintain cohesion
  • Work alongside design teams to support and improve gameplay experience via art-driven solutions to design challenges
  • Coordinate art schedules and staffing to achieve specific goals and execute artistic vision of the project

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Qualifications
  • 3 or more years’ experience displaying hands on creative leadership within game development
  • An outstanding portfolio that showcases both professional and personal artistic achievements
  • Ideally two or more years’ experience and at least one shipped title using Unreal Engine 4
  • Strong technical understanding of modern 3D pipelines and real-time engines
  • Fundamental understanding of the broader game development pipelines and processes
  • An understanding and appreciation of deadlines and working to them
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to write and maintain key art documentation
  • Able to mentor and guide the art team to create your vision

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Perks & Benefits

These are just some of many offered by Wushu Studios.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Anti-Crunch Ethos
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Branded Merchandise
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Socials Events, Project Launch/Wrap Parties
  • Charity Events

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About Us

Founded in 2017 by a group of industry veterans, we are a highly experienced and professional team of developers with a shared passion for video games. Nestled in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter, our stylish studio is situated close to hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a stone’s throw from Lime Street station, connecting us with the rest of the country.