Lead Artist - Malta (Oxford based HQ) - Art Manager

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - UK & Europe

Job Title Lead Artist - Malta (Oxford based HQ) - Art Manager
Skills Required Art / Animation
Job Description Time served video games artist with a flair for leading and creating award winning teams? Want to work on a sun drenched island just hours away from the UK? If so, this could be the role you have been looking for!

Following the exciting new announcement of their new studio in Malta, my Oxford based client is looking for a Lead Artist to take the helm of their talented art team. This studio has a number of titles across multiple platforms; they have produced titles which have become household names.

So... what sort of art skills are we looking for:

- A passion for games and creating art
- Evidence of previous 'hands on' art roles, with a supporting portfolio
- Ideally background/continued interest in fine art
- A good 'eye' for lighting, composition and form

And... what about the tech side of things?

- Proficient in Max or/and Maya and Photoshop
- Experienced developing for XBOX 360 & PS3, Tablet or Handheld consoles
- Ability to liaise with coders, producers and QA teams
- Previous experience in being responsible for production of all art assets
- Exposure to planning and managing the delivery of all artwork
- Someone who can develop a consistent style and manage its implementation

This role is a real chance to go into a new studio and IP at a ground level, you will be able to take a good amount of ownership over the art direction of this existing IP and future titles. You will be working in a state of the art studio in a picturesque port in Malta. As such you will be able to take advantage of generous tax benefits and relocation packages.

Get in touch today to find out more! alan.dixon@amiqus.com 01925 839 737
Salary €45000 - €60000
Location Up & Europe, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 19/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Amiqus Games using their internal reference 944d1d7d-80d3-46c7-b3e1-3167ff048422.
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