Art Lead

| Greater LA Area
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Talespin is building the platform to transform talent development and skill alignment for the future of work. Our spatial computing products deliver a new standard for learning and workforce data, empowering organizations and individuals to make better talent and career decisions. We are looking for an exceptionally skilled and highly motivated Art Lead to help visualize the future of virtual reality and lead the Art team in creating world class enterprise experiences.

The successful Art Lead candidate is an excellent communicator, and he/she is someone who leads by example and has the ability to inspire teams to create world class content. In this role, the Art Lead will manage the creative team utilizing exceptional people and technical art skills.

 In this role you will:

  • Manage and mentor the Los Angeles based Art team by balancing quality and productivity
  • Conduct daily stand-ups with the Art team
  • In collaboration with the discipline leads, manage art production projects
  • Create and manage art documentation
  • Work with the Art Director to establish art design visions and complex compound art solutions; as well as, create benchmark art assets
  • Engage in daily communication at a company-wide level to actively discover where your insight is required and act with a sense of urgency
  • Keep up-to-date (or be ahead) of industry developments in order to propose and coordinate implementation of innovative improvements in the Art department

Skills and abilities we are looking for:

  • 4+ years of experience shipping games or products in Unity as a visual artist
  • 3+ years of experience leading a team of artists
  • Working knowledge of industry standard 3D/2D content creation tools (Maya, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, Substance Painter/Designer, Zbrush, Mudbox)
  • Strong artistic sense of shape, proportion and color. Practical experience combining lighting (baked & realtime), reflections, post-processing FX, and emerging rendering techniques to make scenes visually compelling
  • Flexible and adaptable to new tools, environments, and unexpected challenges
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to lead and collaborate 
  • Be an expert authority within your specialization and knowledgeable in several related subjects

One or more of these is a plus:

  • Art Degree
  • Experience with and/or passion for VR/AR/MR
  • Drawing/painting skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • Unity 3DLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

600 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230

What are Talespin Perks + Benefits

Talespin Benefits Overview

We offer everything from medical benefits, stock options, flexible time off, wellbeing, and professional development programs! Year after year we're constantly improving and adding to our benefits to ensure we are taking care of our employees.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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