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Lead Artist – Console and PC titles – Guildford, UK

Project: Console and PC titles

Our client is seeking a Lead Artist who will be to create high fidelity art and manage the Art team, in close collaboration with other disciplines’ Leads.


The successful candidate will work on a exciting new strategy games studio and are looking for a Senior/Lead Artist, for a new premium tactics game being developed


  • Proven track record of previous contributions to successful titles, including several games made with Unity
  • Good Technical Skills:
    • Deep technical knowledge of Unity's art pipeline
    • Proven ability to work within constraints of the engine and target platform
    • Can define good working practices and pipelines for other team members to follow
    • Ability to define texture, polygon and other rendering budgets
    • Strong communication skills with other disciplines, include code and design
    • Ability to optimise existing art, both internal and from third party sources
    • Experience of shipping games on console
  • Good modelling skills
  • High-fidelity, realistic graphics to fit our art style and the standards of high-end PCs and consoles.
  • Dependable, creative and resourceful
  • Trouble-shooter, self-motivated
  • Knowledge of Maya/Max, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Unity
  • Team player, will be asked to help on multiple fronts
  • Must already be fully eligible to work in the UK, we are unable to sponsor work permits/visas



  • Liaise with the CEO, CTO, Senior Producer and Lead Designer to understand the work needed and distribute it across the Art team.
  • Flesh out realistic, engaging visuals from briefs created by the Design team.
  • Manage art team: schedule work, follow up, critique, troubleshoot
  • Encourage and maintain best practices in the art pipeline, and review work accordingly, to keep the art optimised and ensure best rendering performance, as well as maintaining a high-quality bar and visual fidelity
  • Manage outsourcers: identify assets needed, brief outsourcers, and review their work
  • Document the art pipeline, to communicate it to the team and our publisher.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!

Lead Artist – Console and PC titles – Guildford, UK

Guildford, UK
Full time

Published on 01/18/2022

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