Art Director
Job Details
Works Remotely At Home - ,
Fully Remote
Full Time

The Company 

Asmodee North America (ANA) locally headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top tier titles such as, “CATAN,” “Arkham Horror,” and “Spot It” among others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overarching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories.

 

The Studio  

Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) is a pioneering publisher of hobby board and card games, including trademarked Living Card Games®. Established in 1995, FFG has earned a reputation for its epic themes, immersive gameplay, and top-level components. Many of FFG’s most popular titles are based on beloved licenses such as Star Wars™, Marvel, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. In addition, FFG has its own iconic universes such as Arkham Horror FilesTerrinoth Legends, and Twilight Imperium. Throughout the course of the studio’s rich history, FFG has published games in over thirty languages and distributed to more than fifty territories. Fantasy Flight Games is a subsidiary of Paris-based Asmodee Group, a leading global publisher of tabletop games.

 

Summary of Position

The Art Director guides the creation of exciting and imaginative artwork and illustration for our games by collaborating with internal teams and directing freelance artists to develop concepts into final artwork.

 

Essential Functions

  • Commission and direct artwork from freelance artists - including but not limited to providing references and giving constructive feedback and direction to freelancers on their work from concept to final.
  • Work collaboratively, regarding artwork, with internal teams and licensors as part of a studio pipeline.
  • Facilitate communication between freelance artists, internal teams and Licensing department.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Art Department team.
  • Scout for new artistic talent; review portfolios.
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with new and existing freelance artists.
  • Use and maintain active artist and project databases.
  • Represent the Art Department in story groups as part of intellectual property development.
  • All other tasks as required by management.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Fine Art, Illustration or Visual Design and two to three years in visual art and/or equivalent creative industry work experience.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of visual storytelling and artistic principles (composition, color, value, proportion, anatomy, texture, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills and understanding of visual communication principles required.
  • Ability to take the initiative and to be self-motivated.
  • Ability to take direction and collaborate effectively with teams and individuals.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines while working independently.
  • Detail oriented and dedicated to making visually rich tabletop games.

 

​​​​​​Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity, and fairness.

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