Video Game Art Directors

Video game art directors play a key role in every stage of the creation of a video game, from formulating concepts to supervising production. They work with 2D and 3D artists, animators, modelers, and other artistic staff to coordinate all the visual images used in a game. Video game art directors supervise both in-house and off-site staff, handle management issues, and oversee the entire artistic production process.


Quick Facts
Duties Manage the entire artistic production process during the creation of a video game
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but many software publishers are located in California, Texas, Washington, New York, and Massachusetts
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
Experience Several years' experience required
Skills
  • Computer
  • Digital Media
  • Drawing/Design
Personality Traits
  • Artistic
  • Creative
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Video Game Producer or Art Director at a More Prestigious Company
  • Video Game Art Director
  • Assistant Video Game Art Director

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