Lead Artist (Video Games)

50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP60000/annum
10 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to GBP60,000 D.O.E.

Are you a passionate artist looking to impart your wealth of design expertise and lead your team at a major game developer company? If you've worked on AAA titles and you're looking to add your artistic flair to an internationally-renowned video game series, then this role is for you!

The Role:

* Award-winning game developer based in Wakefield
* As Lead Artist, you will help shape the growing art department
* You will need to be an exceptional artist with experience in leading a team of designers
* You will need to work alongside producers, designers, and programmers to drive projects through the firm - meeting deadlines and exceeding milestones

The person:

* An outstanding portfolio, demonstrating your work for AAA titles
* Experience of Unity 5 and Unreal Engine 4
* Good understanding of particle systems, shaders and post-processing effects
* Expert technical proficiency in areas of 2D and 3D art
* Experience in leading a team of artists in a design studio environment
* Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
* An imaginative and creative individual who approaches projects with energy and proactivity

The benefits:

* The opportunity to work on a huge array of different titles and projects in an award winning and growing company, where talent and dedication is rewarded
* A highly-competitive salary dependent on experience
* Annual bonus
* Private medical insurance and pension scheme

Does this sound like you? - Apply now!

If you have got any questions, please feel free to ring Edwin from Authentic Recruitment