Lead Game Artist

Fast Growing International Studio – Exciting Mobile IP – Industry Leading Benefits

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Lead Game Artist in Barcelona 

If you’re a Game Artist with leadership experience and you like the sound of leading a brand-new team at a brand-new studio, then we have the perfect role for you! Read on to find out more and apply today... 

As a Lead Game Artist at this studio in Barcelona, you will be leading the game art team, setting the art direction, and more. Within the role it will be your responsibility to grow and develop the art team, so this opportunity is perfect for someone who is looking to take on a high responsibility new position. 

This fast-growing studio home to a bunch of industry veterans is on a mission to create the best mobile games around through their tight-knit, collaborative environment. If you love all things games, you’ll be a great fit here. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy a learning and development allowance, health insurance, a gym membership, cycle to work scheme, cocktail parties and a load more! 

Lead Game Artist key responsibilities: 

  • Lead and mentor the game art team 
  • Stay up to date on trends in mobile gaming art 
  • Communicate the vision for game art direction across teams 
  • Define technical requirements for titles 
  • Create assets 
  • Manage outsourced asset production 

Essential requirements for this role in Barcelona: 

  • Skilled in 2D and UI mobile game (cartoony) 
  • Significant experience leading and growing a mobile art team 
  • Extensive Unity engine experience 
  • Experience working on multiple game life cycles from prototyping through to live operations 
  • Experience managing external production sources 
  • Familiar with UX, SFX, music production and more
  • Able to work in Spain 

If you think this role could be the one you’ve been waiting for, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Ben on bj@skillsearch.com or apply online now by submitting your CV in the form below. 

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A little bit about the city: Barcelona     

Barcelona’s stunning beaches, balmy weather and striking architecture are all great reasons to settle in this beautiful city. Home to many restaurants, museums and traditions, there’s certainly a lot to explore. One feature the city is certainly proud of is that it is home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, largely thanks to Gaudi’s architecture which can be found at various sites citywide.     

Barcelona’s compact city centre and excellent transport system make getting around trouble-free and commuting time minimal. Home to a flourishing international community, Barcelona is a great city to relocate to if you’re hoping to feel at home.

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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