Lead Artist

CO Dev Working with AAA Title - Working on Own IP - Fully Remote in Europe

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We are looking for a creative and dedicated Lead Artist to join our client's inclusive and welcoming team. This full-time Artist role is remote in Europe or on-site in the Netherlands and offers an attractive salary and benefits, along with the chance to be part of a positive and diverse workplace culture. 

As a flexible Lead Artist, you will be responsible for producing in-house and outsourced art assets on schedule and within the established quality limits set by the Art Director. You will also set the visual benchmark and be responsible for training and coaching your team members to achieve their goals on time and within budget.  

To give you an idea of how this Lead Artist role would look and feel, here are some things you could expect to do: 

  • Collaborate with production to organise, schedule and manage your team's daily activities 
  • Guide, mentor and train artists in your team 
  • Take an active position during team discussions by providing creative and constructive input 
  • Guide the implementation of the art style through toolchains and workflow 
  • Act as liaison between art and code 

To apply for this Artist job, you will need 3+ years of experience in the game industry, including one year as a Lead Artist. You should also have shipped multiple games on more than one platform, one of them being a console. Additional requirements include: 

  • Experience with multiple game engines and their limitations, 2D art tools and 3D software 
  • Familiarity with bug tracking software and version management systems 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Proactive, responsible and highly self-motivated with a passion for games 
  • Previous experience managing out-sourced art assets production is desirable

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture.  

To learn more and apply for this remote Lead Artist job in Europe, please get in touch with Sam at Skillsearch today at sr@skillsearch.com 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Art Consultant Sam Rummery

Besides throwing shapes at his favourite bar, Sam’s second favourite Brighton-based activity is finding the best game art talent in the office. But when he’s not busy with either of these things, he’s got his hands full with his three pet lizards, scorpion and tarantula waiting for him at home!

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