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Lead Artist – Console/PC Games – North East, UK

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: Console/PC Games

Our client is seeking an experienced Lead Artist to join a studio evolving the games industry by being different.

As you the Lead Artist, you will be responsible for driving further the development and motivating a team of talented Artists

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated experience as an artist with multiple shipped titles displayed in a digital portfolio
  • Degree equivalent professional experience in the game industry
  • Experience as a Senior or Lead Artist in the games industry
  • Experience mentoring artists on an individual basis
  • Familiarity with: 3DMax, Maya, or equivalent
  • Skilled with Photoshop or other 2D software
  • Knowledge of popular game engines (Unity / Unreal)
  • Familiarity with shaders and real-time rendering pipelines
  • Visual art skills, e.g., illustration, graphic design, VFX experience
  • Strong knowledge of the video game industry and awareness of the video game development processes
  • Experience working in an Agile workflow

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Lead the artistic team in the development of high-quality environments and assets Train, develop and mentor other members of the art team
  • Participate in the scheduling of projects and maintain planning foresight
  • Maintains effective information flow to the team to ensure the team members are aligned with the project objectives
  • Provide regular review and feedback on teams work in a clear and constructive manner
  • Encourage creativity and participation from all team members
  • Maintain efficient collaboration between the team members and other dependent teams
  • Maintain a close working relationship with your direct manager, producers, leads, and other teams to push project quality
  • Actively participate in the constant improvement of work methods and pipelines
  • Share knowledge and recommend best practices in your area of operation
  • Ensure that produced and integrated assets respect the artistic vision of the game and meet the quality standards

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

Lead Artist – Console/PC Games – North East, UK

OPM
Middlesbrough, UK
Full time

Published on 07/28/2021

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