Lead 2D and UI Artist – Nottingham, UK

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Job Description

Lead 2D and UI Artist 

Deep Silver Dambusters – Nottingham, UK

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios have an exciting opportunity within their highly talented and experienced art department for a Lead 2D and UI Artist. Reporting to the Art Director, you will be working on an established AAA Title for Next Gen Consoles and PC platforms. The role encompasses leading a talented team through the exciting and challenging demands of an AAA product from conception through to completion, planning and managing the needs of the team while balancing the commercial needs of the business and delivering on time.

Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • Developing and maintaining UI & 2D style guides
  • Effectively and efficiently managing a team of 2D & UI Artists
  • Keeping consistent the art vision and style set out by the Art Director
  • Inspiring the 2D and UI art team and driving the UI art and technology forward
  • Designing and implementing game menus and interfaces
  • Alongside the Art Director, performing regular appraisals, reviews and objective setting for the 2D team.
  • Assisting with recruitment and selection of staff for your team.
  • Liaison with external service providers if required
  • Preparing and monitoring task schedules for the 2D team
  • Defining and enforcing good working practices based on the project's scope and resources
  • Monitoring and coordinating dependencies between different departments


The skills and experience you'll need…

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash
  • At least one shipped title in a Lead position and a strong UI-focused portfolio
  • Extensive game development track record
  • A history of management and project planning
  • Excellent communications skillset and an ability to work with other departments
  • A genuine passion for games

Interested in this role? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Margaret Smith on 01709 834777 or margaret@aswift.com

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