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Lead Technical Artist - AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

Lead Technical Artist - AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

A Barcelona based Games studio are currently looking to expand their art team, who are aiming to create the best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories, with a new AAA quality, open world title. The studio is looking for a Lead Technical Artist to collaborate with the Art Director, to help with bridging the gap between artists and engineers, ensuring an efficient art pipeline and optimised game.

As the Lead Technical Artist, you will work closely with the Art Director in defining the vision to the title. The ideal candidate will have a 50/50 split with code and art skills and help with pipeline issues and generate tools that will help streamline processes, also helping with aspects like shaders.

This role will offer you the chance to work with people on a day-to-day basis who bring a collective portfolio of high-selling games. As the Lead in this team, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills and wear multiple hats, if you are a tools/pipeline/hardware/graphics specialist or a generalist, there will be an opportunity to develop your disciplines and skills.

There is a competitive salary on offer, including exclusive studio benefits, relocation assistance, a generous holiday allowance, flexible work hours, private health care (including dental) and the chance to work in an amazing city centre location. 

This role offers a Hybrid working model, with 2-3 onsite days in Barcelona.


  • At least 5 years’ experience in the games industry
  • Past Console or PC game development experience
  • Experience with at least one of Python, MEL, C#, C++ (or similar)
  • An awareness of performance for a high-end AAA title
  • Experience with Houdini would be a bonus
  • Unreal 4 experience would be a bonus

If you are interested in this role then send your CV to

Lead Technical Artist - AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 03/16/2023

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