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Renton, Washington - United States
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Digital Art Director, Magic


Suits Optional...
...Brains Required!!

Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game and Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Art Director, Magic to join our team. Only local candidates need apply. There is no relocation assistance for this position. Please include your portfolio when applying.

We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and the excitement of working in a creative organization. But the best part of working here is that we think creating products that bring hours of enjoyment to millions around the globe is an inherently cool way to earn a living.

POSITION: Digital Art Director, Magic the Gathering

ROLE: Digital Product Development, brand look & feel support

REPORTS TO: Magic Senior Creative Art Director


The Digital Art Director role is responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining the visual or graphical elements of our digital products to ensure that they are consistent with brand objectives. The Digital Art Director is also responsible for guiding the aesthetic quality of the game from pre-production, through to final production. Works with the Studio Producer to identify critical milestones and deliverables in relation to art needs as well as define art development workflow and process requirements.



- Does not supervise others.

Other Key Relationships:

- This individual will initiate and maintain working relationships with employees across the entire spectrum of Wizards of the Coast and at a variety of staff and management levels, both inside and outside of the Wizards Company.
- Internal contacts frequently include other Art Directors, Graphic Designers, Engineering, Web Developers, Game & Web Producers, R&D, Brand, Marketing, and all Creative Services members.
- External contacts may include vendors, illustrators, game designers, web developers, and licensors/partners.


Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

- Responsible for all design and art development for Wizards digital products.
- Work closely with R&D in interpreting the game design into a visual experience and setting the artistic vision.
- Ensuring the aesthetic quality of the game throughout pre-production and during production.
- Work with Producer of projects to develop high-level milestones and deliverables in relation to art needs.
- Partnering with Producer and other team members on the game team to ensure art pipelines and resources are sound and deliverables are being met
- Work with Producer, technical writer and others to assemble style guides and design documents for game products.
- Manage creative team: 3D artist/animators, UI game designers & concept artists.
- Manage outside vendor relationships in acquisition of art assets.
- Present design concepts and final designs to key decision makers
- Work with brand/marketing to ensure products are consistent with brand objectives.

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