Lead Artist with exp of dealing with external publishers LONDON

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Job Title Lead Artist with exp of dealing with external publishers LONDON
Job Category Web / Graphic Designer,Animator,Character Artist,Vehicle Artist,Environment Artist,2D / Concept / Texture Artist,UI / UX Designer / Artist,Lead Artist,Technical Animator,VFX / Lighting Artist,Art Director,Technical Artist,Lead Animator
Job Description We are a leading independent developer, focused on building and operating live games.We’ve been in business for 13 years and with a development team of over 120 people, we’re one of the largest independent studios in the UK.

Role:
We are looking for a Game Art Lead to manage the art team in a high performing mobile-focussed environment.As Game Art Lead you are responsible for visually establishing, developing and maintaining the game artistic style and visual quality.Responsibilities:
A Game Art Lead is a highly creative thinker who establishes and maintains strong artistic direction which best fits the Game Design and business ambitions. They lead a game art team in delivering the game vision as directed in collaboration with the Studio Art Director. A talented an analytical artist, plus an experienced and respected leader.

Requirements:
  • Previous experience of managing relationships with external partners
  • A comprehensive portfolio showing wonderful examples of your craft in different styles
  • Experience leading a project or mentoring a team
  • Experience in estimating/scheduling (ideally within an agile environment)
  • Excellent organisational mind
  • Skilled in one or more of the craft areas - knowledgeable in all 
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive demeanour
  • Ability to understand business and product needs and ability to decipher and adhere to existing IP styles
  • Experience on multiple games and ability to work across varied art styles
  • Keeps up to date with visual trends in entertainment - able to reference popular and obscure cultural IP...not just games 

Desirable skills / experience:
  • Industry experience at multiple game/entertainment studios an advantage
  • Experience building teams an advantage
  • Experience with outsourced art and external contract support an advantage
  • Experience on a successful free-to-play mobile game

Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 01279 871330 cassandra@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs

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Salary Competitive with Benefits
Location London, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 26/11/2018
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