Job description

Lead 3D Artist

  1. Permanent
  2. £40 - 50,000, £50 - 60,000
  3. UK
  4. Art
£50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits & Fully Remote
Posting date: 04/01/2024
9034
  1. Permanent
  2. £40 - 50,000, £50 - 60,000
  3. UK
  4. Art

Lead 3D Artist (Generalist)

Are you an experienced Lead 3D Artist with a passion for crafting stunning, stylized worlds? My client are on the lookout for a talented individual to spearhead our art team in the creation of existing and brand-new, captivating IP. As the Lead 3D Artist, you'll collaborate with the other Lead Artist, Lead Designer, Lead Programmer, and Producer to ensure the game exudes a unique style and maintains a polished, high-quality finish. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creative Leadership: Take charge of the artistic vision, ensuring alignment with game design and player experience. Effectively guide and communicate artistic intent to the team of 8 artist.

  • Pipeline Oversight: Manage the end-to-end art pipeline process, from problem-solving and scoping tasks to assigning responsibilities and monitoring progress. Collaborate with cross-functional teams for seamless implementation.

  • Resource Management: Identify art resource needs and contribute to the recruitment process when necessary. Mentor and guide less experienced artists, and manage outsourcing efforts.

  • Technical Proficiency: Showcase a versatile skill set encompassing 3D modeling, texturing, VFX, lighting, shaders, and look dev. Proficiency in common Game Art tools such as Unity, 3DS Max/Blender, Substance Designer/Painter, Zbrush, and Photoshop.

  • Team: Inspire, support, and guide the art team to deliver their best work. Foster a positive and proactive culture within the team.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a lead artist, or mentoring or otherwise managing a small team.
  • Recent Games Industry experience.
  • Strong Unity skills.
  • Proficiency in 3DS Max/Blender, Substance Designer/Painter, Zbrush, and Photoshop.
  • Solid understanding of lighting, shaders, and scene setup.
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive demeanor.
  • Ability to effectively manage and delegate tasks.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience. (£50,000 - £55,000)
  • Performance-related bonus.
  • Annual salary reviews.
  • Work from anywhere in the UK!
  • Opportunities to attend and speak at gaming events/conferences.
  • Generous annual leave
  • Duvet days and extra day off for your birthday.
  • Studio closure over the Christmas period.
  • Bike2work scheme.
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave.
  • Enhanced Sick Pay.
  • Enhanced Pension.
  • Private Healthcare.

If you're a dynamic and experienced Lead 3D Artist ready to contribute to the creation of a visually stunning and unique gaming experience, we want to hear from you! Apply now or contact Alan Dixon for more information

Note: This role is open to UK residents or those with a valid UK work permit and based in the UK.

Alan Dixon our consultant managing the role
Author: Alan Dixon
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