Lead Concept Artist

AAA Growing Company - Award Winning Studio - Competitive Salary

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have concept art experience, and are you seeking a new job in Cambridge? If so, we want to hear from you! Skillsearch is looking for a creative and committed Lead Concept Artist to join our client's inclusive and welcoming team. This full-time concept art role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Lead Concept Artist, you'll work closely with the creative and art directors to help develop an artistic vision. You'll also mentor, manage and guide a team of concept artists to bring that vision to life through concept art production.  

In your first few weeks in this concept art job, you can expect to: 

  • Support the Art Director in developing the look and feel of the game 
  • Work with producers, other leads and directors to improve the quality of the project 
  • Generate key concepts and set benchmarks 
  • Mentor, manage and support a team of concept artists 
  • Help with the recruitment of new concept artists 

To succeed in this Lead Concept Artist role, you will need excellent organisational and problem-solving skills and experience building trust and guiding a team, mentoring and providing feedback to artists. You will also require experience producing concept art on several shipped game titles. In addition, you should have proven observational skills and an understanding of anatomy, proportion, scale, perspective, lighting and colour theory. A natural desire to create fantastic player experiences is also essential. 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and the following benefits: 

  • An annual bonus 
  • Share option schemes 
  • Pension 
  • Private family healthcare 
  • An enhanced maternity/paternity package and more! 

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with Ashley from the Skillsearch team today at ab@skillsearch.com to apply and register your interest in this full-time Lead Concept Artist position in Cambridge. We'd love to hear from you! 


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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Senior Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing) Ashley Baker

Ash is one of our Animation, Development & Marketing consultants, working on Joe's team to find the best candidates the market has to offer! However, being great at finding the best people the best jobs isn’t Ash’s only claim to fame... His first taste of success was when he featured in an ad for the Champion’s League! If a job in animation, development or marketing is your goal, get in touch with Ash today!

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