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Lead Artist – Story Driven FPS – Galway, Ireland

One Player Missions client are looking for a talented Lead Artist to join their growing team. This is an unprecedented opportunity to join a thriving independent development studio and work on a high-profile title that will be played by millions of gamers worldwide.


  •  Manage, develop and mentor a multifaceted art team: concept, environment, characters, animation, and more
  • Ensure that the visual direction and quality for our game is reflected in every asset
  • Inspire and motivate the art team through clear and concise constructive critiques 
  • Work with the art team to create efficient and performant pipelines and workflows
  • Collaborate closely with the Design, Programming and Production teams
  • Communicate with publishers and marketing teams as needed to ensure our products are represented well visually
  • Understand technical restraints while seeking out innovative solutions


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • A proven track record of leading a AAA team in a production environment
  • A portfolio reflecting high-quality game art
  • Full understanding of game contemporary development workflows and pipelines
  • Working knowledge in a range of common game development art tools – 3DS Max/Maya/Blender/Zbrush, Substance, Photoshop, etc.
  • A desire to learn new techniques and technologies
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the games industry producing game art
  • 3 years of experience as an associate art director or art lead

What is nice to have:

  • Experience with various styles of art direction
  • Experience with Unreal
  • Drawing/painting skills to help convey ideas


  • Ownership. Everyone in the company benefits from ownership in the company. 
  • Vacation: Time off for vacation. Five weeks vacation per year + 10 national holidays. Extra vacation days after 5 and 10 years of service.
  • Hybrid Working. Flexible working hours, including work-from-home and remote work.
  • Sabbaticals: At 5+ years, should you choose to take unpaid time for a personal project, we will cover 20% of your pay provided that it is in your area of interest.
  • Premium Health. Premium health benefits, plus extended healthcare coverage.
  • Relocation assistance. Flexible start dates, relocation reimbursement and assistance in finding housing. 
  • Social Events
  • Bike to Work Programme

And lots more…

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214428!

Lead Artist – Story Driven FPS – Galway, Ireland

Full time

Published on 09/12/2023

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