Principle Creative Design Lead

Global Studio - Competitive Salary - Great Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
15 days ago

Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for a talented Character Concept Lead (Realism) to join our client's vibrant and inclusive team. This full-time Lead Artist role is based in the United Kingdom and offers an attractive salary and benefits.

As a skilled Character Concept Lead, you will be responsible for guiding your teams to create concepts per the requirements of each project/client. The role involves creating artwork and design at all stages of the development cycle, including concept and idea generation, fast sketching (including storyboards), colour/light studies and polished illustration work, and providing team management and feedback. Please note that this position involves approximately 50% art creation and 50% management.

In your first few weeks in this Character Concept Lead role, you can expect to:

  • Direct multiple teams to deliver work for a variety of projects in various styles to different levels of finish and time constraints
  • Be responsible for effectively briefing teams on new and existing work
  • Ensure that the work captivates the viewer’s imagination with effective storytelling
  • Set schedules and break down workflows for new projects alongside production
  • Give regular feedback to teams with the ability to inspire those around you

To succeed in this Lead Artist job, you must be able to work quickly and should consistently deliver innovative/high-quality ideas and polished final art/designs. You should also have prior experience working directly with clients and be comfortable discussing projects with members of the production and senior management teams. In addition, you should have fluency in Photoshop and an understanding of complementary software and tools. Experience using 3D software such as Core, Mudbox, Blender, 3DsMax, Z-Brush and Maya is also essential.

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

If this full-time Character Concept Lead (Realism) job in the UK motivates and inspires you, please get in touch with Victoria Zhiyi at Skillsearch today We'd love to help you get your next role.

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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Victoria Chen

APAC Games Consultant

As a member of our APAC team, when Victoria isn't finding her candidates the perfect role, she’s busy taking advantage of her waterside location by flexing her SCUBA diving skills! Be sure to get in touch with her if you’re looking for a new role in games and she will dive headfirst into finding the role you’ve been waiting for! 

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