Experienced Lead Artist (Generalist) Salary up to 50k+ DoE Vienna

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Job Title Experienced Lead Artist (Generalist) Salary up to 50k+ DoE Vienna
Skills Required Lead Artist
Job Description Experienced Lead Artist (Generalist) – Salary up to €50k+ DoE – Vienna

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of Austria’s largest and most successful Games Development Studios. The company is based in Vienna, a city that is widely regarded as one of the top places to live in the world in terms of quality of life and culture.

They are looking for an experienced Art Lead to join the team and help, as both a mentor and hands on artist, take the team to the next level in terms quality.

Your tasks...
  • Manage and lead a small to medium sized art team
  • Work with your Project Manager on programming your team's schedules, deliverables, milestones and estimation
  • Assign tasks to the team members, according to their strengths
  • Interface with other departments (Code, Design, QA, Upper Management)
  • Mentoring Junior Artists
  • Overseeing the quality of your art team’s production
  • Foresee risks and adapt with flexibility to the contingencies of the production
  • Ability to document, plan and articulate work: architect and streamline content production pipelines, both internally and with outsourcers


Your profile...
  • Ability to keep an overview of all aspects of a project
  • Ability to identify the risks, dependencies, and priorities of your project
  • Experience in leading an art team and working in teams
  • Excellent English skills (oral and written), German optional
  • Communicative and conscientious working skills
  • Love for video games and digital art
  • Motivation and creativity
  • Proactive problem solver


Ideally...
  • Deep knowledge of realtime technologies (shaders, lighting, rendering, features implementation)
  • Strong artistic background and concepting skills
  • 5+ years of experience in the videogames industry


They offer you...
  • Good balance between leading tasks and production tasks
  • A stable work environment in a long-lasting independent company
  • A creative, friendly and positive work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • A wonderful and vibrant city to live in: Vienna
  • No insane crunching!

For further information or to apply to this role please contact Lee Burns on 0044 1925 839 722 or email me on lee.burns@amiqus.com
Salary Up to 50k DoE
Location Vienna, Austria
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 20/01/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Amiqus Games using their internal reference LB-LArt112.
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