Art Director

Nyan Heroes

Nyan Heroes

England, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Make your positive impact on the future of gaming

As the gaming industry undergoes rapid transformation, from the rise of free-to-play to the emergence of play-to-earn games and GameFi, Nyan Heroes stands at the vanguard of this revolution. With a focus on crafting a AAA multiplayer shooter set to launch its alpha in late 2024, we're committed to pushing the envelope.

By harnessing the power of blockchain technology, Nyan Heroes aims to involve and empower players equitably in all aspects of the game and its economy. Our mission is to set the gold standard for fair, sustainable game development in the GameFi space, leading the industry's advancement technologically, ethically, and inspirationally.

About the role

Nyan Heroes are seeking to hire an experienced Art Director to take responsibility for making sure all visual aspects of our game meet the expectations of the leadership team and ultimately, the quality of our project. You’ll work directly and indirectly with all artists, forming partnerships with the wider team, with a strong focus on the big picture.

What you’ll be doing

The Art Director will be expected to fulfil the following activities:

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director to define an artistic vision that aligns the IP and the target audience
  • Own the artistic vision and communicate it effectively across the team.
  • Work with producers and leadership in planning and scoping of deliverables
  • Motivate, mentor, supervise and support team of artists with clear and consistent direction
  • Build, and maintain the Art approach and philosophy
  • In collaboration with Producers and the Game Director, conduct regular reviews of content and offer feedback in-line with the art direction
  • Create and maintain a positive culture across the art team and promote a healthy work/life balance
  • Go hands-on with content creation if necessary

About you

  • 8+ years of game dev experience
  • Shipped at least one AAA game in an Art Director role - Multiplayer preferred
  • Deep understanding of all departments and phases of game development
  • Experience in building a team and managing people
  • Passion about gaming, crypto and blockchain technology
  • Ability to work remotely and independently with flexible hours
  • Strong communication skills
  • Optional: you love cats and enjoy our humour


We would love to see your creative work! For this role, we ask that you provide:

  1. A showreel or portfolio (online is preferred, can also be attached to your CV)
  2. A complete shot breakdown of the work within showreel or portfolio
  3. Clear guidance about your specific responsibilities and contribution to the work within the showreel or portfolio.


  • Location: From anywhere in the world. We are globally remote.
  • Equity/tokens available: Yes
  • Start date: ASAP

The Studio:

We are a well-funded gaming studio seeking talented, motivated team members to help build an industry-defining title on PC from the ground up. We are gamers ourselves and believe in allowing talented people to express their own creative freedom. We are looking for many experienced industry heroes to help build and craft an AAA-rated game with a unique innovative twist on the standard formula.

We currently have more than 30 talented Nyan members across the world with two-thirds of our team coming from AAA-rated gaming studios and titles.

In addition to reshaping the future of gaming, we are committed to creating the top gaming studio culture founded on kindness and our love of cats! Nyan Heroes has already donated $250,000 from its first NFT sale towards our mission of saving 1 billion cats.