Senior Art Director (Full-time)

About Tribe Gaming

Tribe Gaming is a mobile gaming esports organization founded in 2017 by mobile gaming content creator Patrick “Chief Pat” Carney to drive the growth of mobile gaming media, entertainment, and esports. Exclusively representing the biggest names in mobile content and most talented players in mobile esports, Tribe’s powerhouse of creators has garnered 20+ million subscribers and 110+ million monthly views on YouTube alone, and Tribe’s esports teams compete in five major mobile titles – having won multiple world championships.

In 2021, Tribe Gaming raised funding from Spurs Sports & Entertainment and announced multiple first-of-their-kind partnerships within mobile gaming. Tribe Gaming is based in Austin, Texas with contractors located around the world.

About the Role:

Asthe Senior Art Director at Tribe Gaming, you will be working closely with our Creative Director, project managers, and lead a team of junior creatives to produce complex creative projects & campaigns. In this leadership role, you require a natural eye for creativity and a drive to inspire new ideas and lead them until completion. In addition, you should be curious about the (mobile) gaming and content universe and demonstrate comfort working in a fast-paced environment. This role requires a strong passion for brand identity building and the ability to problem-solve every step of the way, from ideation to production.

What you will be doing:

  • A to Z management from campaign brief to delivering the end product
  • Spearheading the production of creative materials for complex social media campaigns around our Esport Teams, sponsor content, and other white label products
  • Independently produce compelling brand identities
  • Create and communicate effective concepts by applying brand-level awareness as well as campaign tactics
  • Apply brand consistency across various deliverables in the design and layout of all projects
  • Create original artwork that illustrates design concepts and captures stories
  • Create and maintain a clean working file system for all art files
  • Coordinate animation with the motion graphics team
  • Contribute to team meetings by offering strategic and innovative ideas

The projects you are going to work on will contain an exciting variety of, but not limited to, tasks. Such as building a broadcast package from zero – including a compelling visual identity and development of key visuals with purpose, developing a new brand identity for a large mobile gaming content creator. As a large amount of our creative team speaks Portuguese, but parts of your daily work will be communicated in English, a sufficient amount of written and spoken English is critical.

What you should bring:

  • 3+ years experience in Art Direction position, with experience in directing a small team of artists
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in graphic design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, and other relevant design software
  • You have a standout portfolio that demonstrates high-quality art direction, storytelling, and a clean, up-to-date design aesthetic within various campaigns.
  • It is easy for you to come up with complex brand identity solutions
  • Organization skills to lead and execute creative campaigns and ensure they run efficiently within set deadlines and expectations.
  • Ability to work creatively within provided IP guidelines
  • You have no issue with taking a step back to self-critique your own work, and also can provide constructive feedback to your team members
  • Ability to accurately predict, communicate and archive your given projects turnaround times
  • General knowledge of animation and motion graphics
  • Collaborative personality that can perform’s well in a team

We highly value the ability to provide constructive feedback. It is a critical component of how we operate as a creative team at Tribe Gaming. We strongly believe in the collective way of producing, keeping a clean working file system is key to ensuring progress and that our open collaboration is frictionless.

A plus

  • A passion for mobile gaming, games, its creators, and ecosystem
  • Love for esports and anything gaming period

We are deeply rooted in the mobile gaming universe, we would love to welcome you on our mission to push the boundaries of mobile gaming & content.