Job Description

Technical Art Director

Full-time | Studio | Remote | Creative | Remote

Join Dapper Labs, a pioneering company at the forefront of blockchain technology and creator of world-renowned projects like NBA Top Shot and CryptoKitties. As a Technical Art Director, you will be an integral part of our innovative team, leveraging your technical art expertise and strong communication skills to manage outsourced teams and optimize our interactive pipeline.

What we’ll accomplish together:

  • Ensure the smooth operation of our interactive pipeline.
  • Identify suitable outsource partners for asset content creation, considering their capabilities and compatibility with our project requirements.
  • Define processes and approval workflows for content delivery, ensuring efficient and effective collaboration between internal and external teams.
  • Assist in the final output approvals by coordinating with license holders and ensuring compliance with their guidelines.
  • Establish processes for content selection and approval, ensuring that the right assets are created and integrated seamlessly into the pipeline.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define features and requirements for asset creation pipelines, contributing to the development of robust and scalable systems.

A little about you:

  • You have experience as a Technical Artist in interactive pipelines, either in the Film/VFX or Game industry.
  • You have strong communication skills that will enable you to effectively collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and license holders.
  • You have a proven track record in project management and art asset approval, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality content.
  • You are well-versed in managing large pipelines and possess a comprehensive understanding of game assets, licensed IP, and original illustration through contract work.
  • You are able to understand multiple rendering engines. Blender, Unity, Max etc.
  • You are able to coordinate between multiple teams as well as outsourcing studios to deliver artwork in specific formats to work with rendering technology
  • You have an ability to produce artistic content within technical limitations.
  • With your technical expertise and network of contacts, you can identify and manage outsource teams to fulfill any artwork requirements and maintain the smooth operation of the pipeline.
  • Experience working in the games industry is considered a bonus.