BRAND ART DIRECTOR

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Brand Art Director who is ready for the challenge of producing world-class marketing materials for an exciting AAA game. This role will take overall responsibility for applying a consistent, high quality visual identity to all non-game assets, including key art, trailers, screenshots, promo art, metadata, behind-the-scenes content, and packaging.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as creative lead on the art style of all promotional assets produced to support Rocksteady’s titles
  • Lead an internal team of promo artists to deliver outstanding quality assets in a high-pressure campaign with multiple stakeholders
  • Act as coach and mentor for internal promo artists, developing and building their talents
  • To develop and execute creative ideas to the highest quality standards
  • Understand the strategic requirements of assets, and how their use achieves campaign objectives
  • Deliver on creative briefs from all areas of the studio, including game project work, corporate comms, and internal comms
  • Ensure that all non-game visual assets produced in support of Rocksteady’s objectives are exceptional in concept and execution.
  • Become an expert in all aspects of our projects and studio
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member
  • To be proactive and help with problem solving

 

Start Date: 3rd October 2019

Closing Date: 1st November 2019

Salary: Competitive

Location (London, UK)

Technical Requirements

  • Highly creative and imaginative, with provable success in executing original concepts
  • Excellent eye for image composition in both still and moving contexts
  • Detailed understanding of typography for both print and screen
  • Experience briefing, producing and formatting artwork for print
  • Strong experience creating and formatting effective art for the web
  • Experience with display media banners and visual design for websites
  • Full understanding of browser and platform limitations and their influence on online design
  • Understanding of formatting best practices for social media

Skill Requirements

  • A good understanding of the games industry and its competitive landscape
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting the production of world-class creative assets
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits

  • Private family medical care.
  • Private family dental care.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme.
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment.
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes.
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening.
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site.
  • Access to multiple online training websites.
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • State of the art office with the entire 190+ dev team in 1 open-plan room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.