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Art DEPARTMENT MANAGER

The Art Department Manager has the high-level objective to maintain and grow Vertigo’s Art talent to the highest possible level.


The Art Department Manager reports to the Operations Director and works closely with the other Department Managers and all the project Leads/HR team.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Art Team
  • Final responsibility for the evaluation and performance reviews of art team personnel
  • Coaching and personal development of artists
  • Scouts for talent for the art team

Company-wide Responsibilities

  • Representation of the studio for promotional activities related to team growth and recruitment
  • Assistance to the art team leads/primaries where required

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 6+ years’ experience in game development, having worked closely with art teams
  • Knowledge of the different art disciplines, their processes, and their pipelines
  • Experience in managing and evaluating people

BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:


  • Art outsourcing experience
  • Hands on digital artist skills
  • Recruitment experience
  • Interest in immersive gaming

ABOUT YOU:

  • Drive to improve the skills and capabilities of artistic people in game development, both in the short and longer term
  • Have an eye for quality work and quality people
  • EU citizen or eligible to work in the EU

WHAT WE OFFER:


  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more
  • A healthy lunch in our canteen (when working from the office)
  • 30% Income tax reduction for eligible expats
  • Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation
  • Free pension plan
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam
  • Group activities and an annual VR game jam (also whilst working from home)
  • Friday afternoon drinks (online)
  • The latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home
  • Whilst working from home we provide all the relevant hardware, budget for desk and chair and a contribution toward your energy costs

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