Director of Tech Art

Jan 20, 2023
Dublin, Ireland
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

What We Need

Global Services, 2K\'s premier in-house central resource agency, is seeking a Technical Art Manager to build and lead a dynamic team of Technical Artists to support our portfolio of AAA games. You will be responsible for ensuring project quality and the well-being of team members as they work across our entire portfolio, providing high quality tools, technology, and processes, in support of top-tier developers. This role is pivotal in developing the next generation of game content-creation services.

What You Will Do

  • Build a world-class Technical Art team of Riggers, Material Designers, Tools Scripters, Simulation Experts, and more.
  • Build and maintain multi-project production schedules, staff development plans, and department growth opportunities.
  • Connect with development partners to understand technical art needs and define opportunities to evolve the team\'s craft.
  • Provide constructive feedback to team members and guide their career development and progression.
  • Create an inclusive environment and thriving team culture.
  • Maintain a comprehensive view of team budget and staff allocations.
  • Develop standards and metrics for budgeting and supervising technical art tasks.
  • Champion the development of standardized tools and pipelines to benefit all studios and games.

What Will Make You a Great Fit

  • 5+ years project management experience and 5+ years team leadership experience.
  • Excellent at cultivating positive working relationships with internal partners and development teams.
  • Proven experience in video games, film, or television.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the technical art landscape within game development.
  • Demonstrable solutions-based approach to sophisticated challenges across teams and disciplines.
  • Experience in project management methodologies, such as Waterfall and Agile.
  • Familiar with project management tools, such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

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