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Demiurge Studios

Cambridge, Massachusetts - United States
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Art Manager

Description

Demiurge Studios is searching for an experienced artist with a huge streak of producer. The art department at Demiurge is growing! Are you interested in joining us on this adventure, providing guidance along the way?  As a leading representative of the art team, you will be responsible for career management, training, and the overall well-being of artists with diverse skills.

The position will be rewarding for you on several levels. As a trusted advocate, you’ll create opportunities for others to feel challenged and to progress in their careers. You will also have the opportunity to support art creation via feedback, guidance, or by direct contribution yourself. Finally, the variety of projects here at Demiurge will give you an opportunity to experience a broad range of styles and artistic visions.

As a studio, Demiurge works on original titles as well as co-development engagements with industry-leading partners. We place high value on our teams, our company culture, and our thoughtful approach to video game development. We’d love to have you join us in the journey!

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Determine our studio's art needs, and hire amazing talents to develop our art department
  • Mentor artists to ensure team cohesion and help develop their short & long-term career goals
  • Manage offsite contractors and outsource vendors
  • Work with Project Management to help create and maintain clear and consistent schedules
  • Communicate with other departments to understand needs, and guide artists to solutions
  • Contribute to our projects through insightful feedback and pieces of production art. You still get to make stuff!
Qualifications:
  • Excellent personal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience hiring artists and managing their careers over several years
  • Leadership history on prior projects - Lead, or art director, or department head, or artist-founder of a company.... etc
  • Broad understanding of the many requirements and steps involved in delivering high quality game art
  • 5+ years game industry employment
  • Must be eligible to work in United States
Preference to Applicants with:
  • Skill with industry tools: Photoshop, Max/Maya, etc
  • Experience working in game engines: Unreal, Unity, or equivalent
  • Portfolio or demo reel that demonstrates games experience
  • Traditional illustration/fine arts training
  • BFA (or higher)
  • Demonstrated passion for games of all sorts
  • Outside interests!

Demiurge Studios is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, or Veteran status. Demiurge Studios also makes workplace accommodations for individuals with disabilities or special needs.