Lead Artist – Liverpool, UK

Job Description

Lead Artist

Firesprite – Liverpool, UK

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing studio in the heart of the northern development hub of Liverpool. Founded by a cult team of developers that have created an envious portfolio of titles across many different genres, this studio are looking to add new and exciting talent to their team – that could be YOU!

They are looking for an experienced Lead Artist with a proven ability to work from the initial concept, through to publish ready game assets, both in the form of realism and in a stylistic design. You will get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality titles. Have a hand in creating a game which is destined to be a hit! 

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Set and maintain an exciting and engaging vision for a new IP
  • Create or brief concept art that supports the IP
  • Work with key project stakeholders to achieve your targets
  • Create and maintain style guides for the project
  • Clearly communicate your vision to the project stakeholders and art team through the use of artwork and presentations
  • Maintain and develop the artistic vision for the game throughout development
  • Review and critique artwork, communicating feedback back to art leads or the artist of a given piece of work

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Energetic and positive attitude with strong leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to create an artistic vision from scratch across multiple styles and genres
  • Proven in a similar role with at least one AAA title completed from initial concept to final product
  • 5+ years lead project management experience
  • Eagerness to learn new working practices and software, but can bring their own experience of best working practices to the team and the studio
  • A thorough understanding of the latest art workflows
  • Excellent and demonstrable art skills with a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of art
  • A passion for games and an understanding of the gaming market

Interested in learning more about this role?

Get in touch with us! 

Email jasmin@aswift.com  or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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