Lead 3D Art (m/f)

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Germany

Job Title Lead 3D Art (m/f)
Skills Required Lead Artist
Job Description We are currently looking for a
Lead 3D Art (m/f)

Goodgame Studios is Europe’s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany’s most successful technology businesses. With more than 900 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 200 million players in 25 languages across 200 countries. Our talented, motivated team of experts and newcomers forms the basis of our success. Become a part of the success story and apply now!

This position is subject to an employment contract. We kindly request that freelancers and companies who would like to offer us their services do not respond to this advertisement.

As our Lead 3D Art (m/f) you will be tasked with leading our 3D department in both technical and supervisory matters. You will be jointly responsible for maintaining the consistent style of our products and creating reference materials as well as style guides to serve as orientation for our 3D artists.


Your Job:


  • Lead the 3D art team in technical and supervisory matters and oversee its development
  • Coordinate and schedule the 3D department's workflow
  • Visual development and drafting of new and existing game projects in collaboration with the other leads
  • Responsibility for the creation of high quality characters, vehicles, environments and other graphic elements for our products
  • Responsibility for the compilation of reference materials and visual and technical style guides for all 3D artists
  • Implement concept artworks and your own ideas
  • Give instruction and feedback to 3D artists at all career levels
  • Work closely with our Art Director and Senior Lead Artist
  • Time management, prioritize and coordinate deadlines
  • Develop and preside over in-house design concepts and further training programs


Your Profile:

  • Completed degree or equivalent training in the field of graphic design, ideally with 3D art as a focus
  • Several years sound professional experience as a lead or 3D artist
  • Excellent communication skills and enthusiastic attitude towards teamwork
  • Extensive experience in modeling, animation and rendering
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and Autodesk Maya or other 3D-programs (e.g. 3ds Max)
  • Structured, result-oriented working approach, tailored to each individual project
  • Experience in explaining technical skills and information, e.g. in workshops
  • Very good social and communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Passion for developing online games
  • A valid work and residence permit is required prior to commencement of employment


We offer:

  • An exciting job where you can assume responsibility and develop professionally
  • A dynamic team with friendly, highly-qualified colleagues from all over the world
  • Strong, sustainable growth and fresh challenges every day
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • A culture of mutual respect and an outstanding working environment
  • Further training with workshops, language courses and technical reference works, a healthy work-life balance, regular team events, sporting and leisure activities and much more!


Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. A maritime atmosphere and its Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life – and safety. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat, offer you a German course, and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

Your contact person for this job offer is Karsten Krausch. 

We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, your CV and references) as well as your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date, preferably through our online application form.
If you have questions regarding your application, please send an email to the following address: artjobs@goodgamestudios.com
Salary /
Location Hamburg, Germany, Germany
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 08/07/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Goodgame Studios using their internal reference .
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