Art Director | Avatars

New York, New York

Posted in Retail

Job Info

RL is currently seeking a visionary Art Director to work with team leaders to establish and communicate a cohesive vision for our avatar platform's features. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a passion for AR/VR technology, character art, machine learning, and hands-on development skills to tackle our most ambitious problems.

Art Director | Avatars Responsibilities:

  • Establish a unified artistic direction, vision, and high production standard in the creation of AR/VR avatar based experiences across various platforms
  • Push the boundaries of how characters and humans are represented in digital form
  • Work closely with engineers to explore foundational digital character and human 3D pipelines
  • Lead in the collaborative development of conceptual artwork, models, style guides, sketches, storyboards and project pitches which define and convey your artistic vision
  • Communicate art direction goals at an executive level with both internal and external partners
  • Manage expectations for key stakeholders across RL regarding the execution of quality AR/VR character based experiences and content
  • Partner with the management team to create project pitches and actionable production plans
  • Regularly meet with art leads to define art quality standards
  • Provide Inspiration to art staff and facilitate training opportunities to develop all art disciplines
  • Oversee all art hiring, training, managing, development & resourcing
  • Build a strong understanding of AR/VR experiences and coach others in successful execution in that space
  • Assist in building a predictable schedule with production and cross-functional partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated decision making & communication skills
  • Portfolio of stylized character work
  • Experience leading a team and collaborating with senior and executive level leadership teams
  • Hands-on experience with 3D workflows as a generalist, character artist, or art director
  • 3D portfolio demonstrating an understanding of anatomy and the human form

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AR/VR experience
  • Experience creating character creation pipelines and flows
  • Experience working with machine learning data and pipelines

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