Lead Artist (m/f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
France
City:
Lyon
Posted:
19-Sep-16
Company:
Bigpoint GmbH
Job Ref:
456657

Are you passionate, creative artist? Are you looking to make your mark on a new project? Always enjoying to work on a new style and striving for doing it better? If the answer is a resounding ldquo;YES!rdquo; then you are the perfect fit for working within a fun, independent 40-person studio with the support and backing of a large gaming company.
This role will have you create and own the game art vision of a NEW product and delivering a fun, colourful unique look that creates an outstanding atmospheric visual experience.

Responsibilities:

- Create the Art vision

- Produce strong inspiring artwork to sell the vision internally and externally

- Articulate the components needed to achieve a high visual quality

- Enforce the quality bar across all elements of the game and be responsible for delivering the final look of the game on the device

- Work in collaboration with the Art team to define pipeline and processes for all visual aspects of the game

- Actively communicate with code and design to create a unified experience

- Give feedback and clear briefings to the art team

- Operate pro-actively and self-sufficiently in your daily work with department heads to anticipate issues and reach solutions

- Must love the idea of leading a bunch of crazy artists

Requirements:

- University/Bachelor degree in Art, Design or related/comparable qualification

- Minimum 3-5 years experience in creative game development with at least 2 years leadership experience

- Experience in owning oversight of game creative vision

- Excellent communication is a must (English, French very helpful)

- Excellent knowledge of the mobile market and the overall gaming business

- Advanced 2D skills shown in a strong and varied portfolio

- 3D skills is a plus

- Ability to work in a fast-pace environment and prioritize work to meet specific deadlines

- Must be mature, self-motivated, and results oriented

- Resourceful in getting work done, and proactive in every way

- Must give good high-fives (not necessary, but still a pretty sweet skill to have)


Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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