Job title: Lead Artist (UK Remote)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FX
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £55,000.00
Location: Bromsgrove, UK
Job published: 09/11/2023
Job ID: 65612

Job Description

🚨 mustardFX are working with a Remote-First studio, specializing in Unreal Engine and they are pushing the boundaries of games with proprietary & high-profile collaboration projects. 🎮 

Job Title - Lead Artist
Salary - Circa £49k - £55k
Location - UK Remote
Reporting to - Head of Art

We are looking for a highly experienced and skilled creativee leader to play a pivotal role in crafting visually stunning and immersive game content, producing work that seamlessly blends aesthetics, gameplay, and storytelling.

- Be responsible for the art team across an entire project – managing and guiding highly skilled teams across multiple disciplines to deliver game art content to exceptional quality by delivery deadlines – whilst meeting all performance, gameplay and aesthetic targets.
- Oversee the day-to-day progress of the team and ensure compliance with project specific update/feedback/production processes.
- Establish and communicate a clear artistic vision for the project, aligning it with the overall game design and narrative.
- Champion best pipeline practices for asset creation, optimization, and performance, ensuring artwork meets visual quality standards and runs smoothly across target platforms.

- Shipped at least one title in a leadership position, within a relevant game art production pipeline.
- Excellent understanding of the art production pipeline for Unreal Engine content.
- Expert level understanding of game art creation in your area of expertise and proven understanding of the wider art pipeline, including environment/prop art, character creation, concept art, visual effects, animation, lighting, cinematics and UI.
- Advanced understanding of relevant software such as Maya, Photoshop, Substance, Zbrush or equivalents.

Bonus Experience/Skills:
- High proficiency with real-time dynamic lighting setups, able to use light and atmospherics to enhance a scene.

Key Studio Benefits:
- Fully Remote
- Bonus scheme
- Private healthcare

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please reach out to Tom Winter |✉ - |📞 - 0117 284 0422 | | Tom leads mustard's Gaming recruitment team, working closely with some of the best and innovative AAA studios in the UK, Europe and US.