Lead Artist – Malta – Relocation Support + Attractive Benefits – AAA Games

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Job Title Lead Artist – Malta – Relocation Support + Attractive Benefits – AAA Games
Skills Required Art / Animation
Job Description Job Title: Lead Artist
Location: Malta
Salary: Depending on experience
Job Type: Permanent
Project: Multi-Platform Games

My client requires a talented and experienced full time Lead Artist to join a multi-disciplined team based at their studio in Malta. They are working with world renowned publishers and likewise the projects are as attractive. You will be specifically responsible for the management and leadership of the art team and artistic production of the studio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Reporting to the studio Game Director
• Responsible for the production of all art assets
• Plan and manage the delivery of all artwork
• Develop a consistent style and manage its implementation
• Liaise with design and coding engineers
• Demonstrate and uphold a high standard of artwork at all times
• Contribute to the planning and scheduling of art production
• Train and Mentor Junior Staff

REQUIREMENTS:
• Games industry experience at a Lead level or higher
• Degree level education or equivalent experience in professional field.
• A passion for games and creating art
• Proficient in Max or/and Maya and Photoshop
• Experienced developing for XBOX 360 & PS3, Tablet or Handheld consoles

PERSONAL QUALITIES:
• Able to critique artwork, providing constructive feedback
• Able to lead a team, motivate and direct them on a daily basis
• Able to communicate across multiple disciplines
• Excellent oral and written communications
• Fast learner, adaptive to a highly changing business
• A positive can do attitude, not afraid of a challenge
• Work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
• Can demonstrate traditional art skills
• A passion for games

All applicants must be eligible to work in the EU otherwise have a proven AAA games background noted in CV with examples in your reel.

If this sounds like your next role then email your CV along with demo work (max 5mg) to officemanager@opmjobs.com (MS Word format)

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |
Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |
Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm
LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/claireramshawopm
Twitter: OPMCreative

The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 24/04/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 2719.
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