Lead Artist - Malta

  • Malta
  • Unspecified
Ref: ARTSH01

Exient Ltd. requires a talented and experienced full time Lead Artist to join a multi-disciplined team based at our studio in Valletta, Malta, working with world renowned publishers like Rovio, Sony and Activision. The candidate will be responsible for the management and leadership of the art team and artistic production of the studio.

Roles & Duties

  • To lead small – medium art teams, consisting of Concept, UI, 2D and 3D artists
  • Responsible for the production of all project art assets
  • Reporting to the Studio Art Director
  • To help develop a games style and manage its implementation
  • Plan and manage the delivery of all project artwork
  • 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 less senior Art Staff
  • Conduct one to ones and appraisals for your team

Skills & Expertise

  • 5+ years of Industry experience
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience in professional field
  • A passion for games and creating art
  • Proficient in Max/Maya and Photoshop
  • Experience in iOS and Android development beneficial
  • Experience in Unity or Unreal beneficial

Personal Attributes

  • Able to lead a team, motivate and direct them daily
  • Able to critique, providing constructive feedback
  • Able to communicate across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to contribute to innovative and original ideas across the development team
  • Good (English language) verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive can do attitude, not afraid of a challenge
  • Work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates thoroughness and attention to detail

Additional Qualities

  • Can demonstrate traditional art skills
  • An understanding of visual language and how art can enhance a game experience.
  • An understanding of game-play mechanics and how they relate to a scene/story or visual composition.

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