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Lead Artist

Freejam is looking for a Lead Artist to join the team currently developing Robocraft 2.

This is a full time, permanent, in-studio role based in Portsmouth, UK. We can arrange / sponsor visas if required.

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the art style across the whole product from in-game content to promotional and marketing material to ensure a cohesive and attractive art style
  • Identify the team requirements of the art team, interview, hire, mentor and onboard new and junior artists
  • Ensure the art team are properly trained, resourced and have the equipment they need to be productive
  • Develop and document art processes, techniques, and workflows including communicating and managing the team to adhere to their principles
  • Organise, schedule and manage the art team to meet agreed deadlines
  • Effectively profile and optimise art content to ensure it is framerate efficient
  • Stay up to date with new art tools, techniques and development practices

Requirements

  • At least one published title / AAA games experience
  • Excellent leadership experience
  • Proven experience with hard-surface modelling and texturing to AAA standards
  • Experience with environment art, landscape, foliage, and prop asset creation
  • Experience with Unity HDRP lighting, atmospherics, post-processes, PBR materials
  • An understanding of building shaders with node graphs such as Unity Shader Graph
  • The software we use are Maya, Photoshop, Substance, Illustrator, XD, Speedtree, ZBrush - any other tools that can help you produce higher quality art or be more productive are always welcome
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Meticulous and well organized
  • Respect for deadlines and be a team player
  • Pro-active team player, able to prioritize tasks and manage your time effectively
  • You must be friendly, have no ego, open to other opinions, and also confident in your own ability and skills. How you integrate as a person within the team will be critical to your success within the role.
  • A genuine interest and passion for creating and playing games.

Bonus Points

  • Budgeting and outsourcing management
  • Managing distributed teams

 

 

 

Lead Artist

Freejam
Portsmouth, UK
Full time

Published on 27 Mar 2024

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