Assistant Art Director - Star Wars: Eclipse™ (M/F/NB)

Paris, Ile de France
Graphisme – Direction Artistique /
On "STAR WARS: ECLIPSE", Quantic Dream is looking for a self-motivated, keen, and versatile Assistant Art Director who has proven ability to manage and encourage a team of concept artists and game artists, ensuring that visual elements are of the highest quality and technically compliant.

The candidate will have strong skills in driving concept and reference, 2D and 3D art together with a deep understanding of 3D technical pipelines and familiarity with optimizing and implementing art assets for game engines.

Your missions

    • Work closely with the Art Director to establish a unified vision for teams of internal and external artists producing 2D, 3D and VFX assets for games on multiple platforms.
    • Ensure that the artistic vision translates into clear guidelines for all artists.
    • Ensure that a unified vision is maintained and that artists have clear benchmarks for asset production.
    • Find artistic solutions which balance creative vision with production realities.
    • Review artists’ work and provide feedback to ensure the highest quality expectations are met.
    • Collaborate with technical artists, designers and programmers to develop efficient and productive art pipelines and establish metrics which ensure artistic goals are met within technical performance targets.
    • Develop and own art creation guidelines and pipeline specifications for game environments and characters.
    • Produce assets to inspire and decline the art direction for environments; mood videos, image mockups etc
    • Keep informed about the latest advances in game art technique and technologies.
    • Be an active mentor, leader and role model for the art team.
    • Work to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm.
    • Be actively involved with recruitment, vetting candidates, performing interviews.

Your Qualities that Make the Difference:

    • One shipped title as an Assistant Art Director, 5 or more years at a Senior Level or above.
    • Experience of working on a published AAA game from conception to release.
    • Strong portfolio demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity in one or more game art disciplines across a range of styles.
    • Expert knowledge of Photoshop.
    • Deep understanding of the latest techniques in 3D modeling
    • Good knowledge of Maya, Blender, ZBrush and Substance Painter.
    • Understanding of fundamental art theory including principles of color, light, composition, and anatomy.
    • Shown ability to balance aesthetics with performance and usability.
    • Excellent communication skills (English spoken and written).
    • French speaking skills is a plus.
    • Positive influence and leadership skills - Motivates and encourages others to generate new ideas.
We offer you the opportunity to join experienced and passionate teams and to work in a creative and innovative environment. If you are interested in this position and if your profile matches, send us your application to join our team! 

QUANTIC DREAM is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Our team is the reflection of this commitment.

Location: Paris, France
Contract Type: Permanent
Remote Work: 2 days per week, Mondays and Fridays
Please include a portfolio demonstrating your skills and style/sensitivity with your application. We sincerely thank you for your interest by sending us your CV and cover letter.