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Senior/ Lead Artist


Team17 Digital Ltd

£0 - £0 Per Annum

Wakefield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


This is a great opportunity to join the UK’s most exciting award winning developer and games label – Team 17. We are looking for an experienced Lead Artist to join us in delivering a plethora of brilliant games across all formats. Who could pass on the opportunity to work with the developer/publisher behind titles such as Worms, The Escapists, Yooka-Laylee and so much more!


Highly competitive salary and perks including relocation assistance are offered.


Job Description:

  • Creating or assisting in the creation of artwork to a high standard as per the specification laid out by the game design and or concept artwork.
  • Working with the Director of Art and or production staff to create realistic and efficient schedule
  • Working with the Lead Programmer to create the technical constraints for the project
  • Helping to create and maintain the technical constraints set for the project
  • Working side by side with programmers, designers, other artists and production staff to produce game art that will accomplish the best possible aesthetic gaming experience. 
  • Maintaining the visual style of the game
  • Communicating project concerns to the producer and director of art
  • Regularly reviewing artist work and provide them with feedback when required, to achieve the artistic vision set out for the project
  • Championing any feedback on the games visuals from the art director and from milestone reviews to the art team in a consistent, professional, positive way.
  • Troubleshooting and seeking solutions to art related problems and to assist and mentor less experiences artists
  • Guiding the team on best working practices and techniques
  • Leading from the front, set an example in productive and efficient working practices. 
  • Championing the quality of the artwork and visual appeal of the game. 
  • Representing the art team in all development meetings.  
  • Undertaking daily reviews of assets, artwork and the visual style of the game within a working build of the game. 
  • Overseeing and helping to coordinate all of the work of the art team on the project. 
  • Undertaking a daily walk around of all members of the art team on the project, then discussing your concerns or risks to your producer.

Essential Skills: 

Candidates must demonstrate the following experience, skills and characteristics:

  • Proven track record of working in a senior or lead artist role
  • Proven track record within the gaming industry 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Imagination and creativity 
  • Flexibility in art style and practices
  • Competency in relevant art software

Desirable Skills:

  • A passion for gaming and the gaming industry


  • Highly competitive salary and perks including relocation assistance are offered.


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