Art Manager

King Show Games, Inc., a video game development company, is currently interviewing qualified applicants interested in pursuing a career in video game development. We are looking for people who are innovative, talented, creative, and passionate about the gaming industry. If you’re a self-motivated team player who is able to multi-task and can handle the following responsibilities, we look forward to hearing from you!

POSITION: Art Manager
LOCATION: Minnetonka, MN

Job Summary
The Art Manager will manage a team of Lead Artists, Animator/Illustrators, and Technical Artists in the production of the next generation of innovative casino games. This person will provide daily leadership and guidance through mentoring, attending critiques, and reviewing game progress throughout the development cycle.


  • Ensure high quality games are completed within designated timelines.
    - Proactively manage internal milestones for review and approval.
  • Provide work direction for Art Leads, Technical Artists, and Artists.
    - Provide guidance during the delivery process of key milestones.
    - Provide constructive feedback during all stages of game development, to include regular critiques.
  • Identify, maintain and communicate best practice workflow and process standards.
    - Create and maintain templates that contribute to establishing and assuring consistency across the department.
    - Identify and recommend areas of training based on existing or new market standards.
  • Accurately report team related updates for operational meetings.
  • Evaluate and recommend new tools and resources (software, hardware, literature, etc.) as needed.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews.
  • Additional art related projects as required.
Qualifications Required
  • Post-secondary art-related degree
  • 4+ years providing creative direction to a team as well as managing various schedules and milestones in a creative environment (game development preferred).
  • Knowledge of various art and design styles (Illustration, character design, audio, 2D/3D animation, etc.)
  • Experience with various creative software tools.
  • - Photoshop, After Effects, ZBrush, 3DS Max, and Unity are preferred
  • Keen ability to provide feedback in a constructive and clear manner.
  • - Strong critique skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with QA and Project Management processes and software tools preferred.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Problem solver.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. Team members may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above.

About King Show Games
Founded in 1998, King Show Games is a Minnesota based company providing entertaining video games that are played around the world. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers, mathematicians and producers that have created over 200 games. Our Company Belief consists of 4 principals:

THINK BIG – Think outside the box; strive to be successful.
BE FRANK – Be open and sincere in your dealings with others; be forthright.
FIGHT HARD – Believe in your ideas; speak up for your convictions.
After the call, MOVE AS A TEAM!

King Show Games offers competitive salaries and a full range of comprehensive benefits including a bonus plan, medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, as well as a matching 401k.

King Show Games is an equal opportunity employer.

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