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Art Director

As our elite team of artists grows in size, so does our need for world-class Art Direction. That’s why at Mooncolony, we are searching for a talented and passionate Art Director to join our core team in Cambridge, UK*.

Working alongside the Creative Director, the Art Director will hold a key position within our team liaising closely with Client, Project Management and Art teams. As a world class artist and manager, the Art Director will be managing and guiding an elite team of artists, making sure that the artwork created within the studio is top quality.


  • Managing and guiding a highly skilled team of concept artists and illustrators.

  • Giving hands-on artistic feedback and doing paintovers if necessary.

  • Acting as a gatekeeper for providing the highest quality art within the industry.

  • Being in direct communication with our partners/clients, making sure the required quality standards are met and the deadlines are hit.

  • Being in constant communication with Project Managers and Lead Artists, making sure that the projects are delivered to the highest quality standards and within deadlines.

  • Liasing with the Studio Director to make sure that the studio goals are met.

  • Provide Art Direction for internal projects and IP’s.

  • Making sure that the projects are delivered with highest attention to detail.

Skills & Requirements

  • A world class artist, designer and mentor.

  • A great all-rounder. Can give feedback on characters, environments, creatures, props, composition, etc.

  • Amazing drawing and digital painting skills.

  • xceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • 5+ years experience in the entertainment industry as an Art Director or Lead Artist.

  • Experience in managing small to medium size art teams. Vast experience in giving artistic feedback and doing paint overs.

  • Immaculate attention to detail is a must.

  • Proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in using 3D packages such as Blender, Modo, ZBrush, etc.

  • Experience in using cloud project management softwares such as Basecamp, Slack, Google Workplace, etc.

  • Experience as an Art Director within an art outsourcing team is a plus.

Employee Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary

  • Yearly performance bonus

  • Client referral bonus (£1000 for each signed client)

  • Employer contributory pension plan. (%8 - %5 Employee - %3 Employer)

  • Educational material and expenses

  • 21 days paid holiday per year ( +1 Day for each year of service).

  • Flexible working. Choice of working from home or office

  • Free snacks and quality coffee (work from the office)

  • No bureaucracy. This is a small, tight-knit team (Transparency)

  • Private Health Insurance (Vitality)

  • Any additional employee benefits that the company may provide in the future

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Job Type



Cambridge, CAM, England

Publishing Date

Feb 15, 2023