BioWare: Art Director

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

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Requisition Number: 157366

Position Title: Art Director 2

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets.

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios. We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.
BioWare is looking for an Art Director to join their team.

What the Art Director will do at BioWare:

Responsibilities:

  • Define the vision for all disciplines of the art team
  • Deliver the visuals of the game to quality, within budget, and on-time
  • Act as a leader for the art team, and provide mentorship and guidance
  • Provide in-person and visual feedback in the form of art reviews, paintovers, and at-desk conversations
  • Collaborate with writing, design, programming, and production
  • Partner with a variety of external vendors to create the highest quality art in the industry

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of related industry experience would be preferred.  Ideal candidate has experience in the full development cycle of AAA gaming.
  • A degree in Fine Arts, Animation, Graphic Design, or related diploma
  • Experience leading medium to large teams to success
  • Experience working closely with external art vendors
  • Strong traditional art skills in a variety of media including good use of line, light, shadow and color 

Portfolio:

  • All submissions must include a portfolio showing personal and/or professional artwork

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More about our locations: 
https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/austin

Katie Bieber: kbieber@ea.com

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-08-28 18:39:11.717

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