Vacancies in Art & Animation

Lead Artist PC/Console Games North-West England – REF 2897


A cutting-edge game development studio delivering co-development services to global triple-A clients. As a Lead Artist, you will collaborate with the Art Director, manage the art team, and ensure the delivery of high-quality assets. This role is offered fully remote if based in the United Kingdom.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with the Art Director to achieve client's aesthetic targets and maintain high craft excellence standards.
  • Create benchmark assets to inspire and guide the art team, ensuring quality and efficient workflows.
  • Foster relationships with the client's art team, providing regular communication and reassurance.
  • Conduct artwork reviews, offering concise feedback for cohesive and high-quality results.
  • Support artists with resources, technical problem-solving, and adherence to guidelines while promoting a culture of innovation and continuous learning.

What we need from you:

  • Excellent artistic ability with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Maya/Max/Blender, Substance, and Unreal.
  • Strong understanding of fundamental art principles and techniques.
  • Confident art leader with effective communication skills and the ability to provide clear feedback and guidance.
  • Practical problem-solving skills and experience in mentoring other artists.
  • Positive, collaborative team player with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Passion for staying updated with the latest technology and embracing new game art techniques.


  • Generous holiday package with 25 days leave, bank holidays, and additional days based on length of service.
  • Comprehensive benefits including company pension scheme, private medical insurance, and eye care scheme.
  • Flexible working hours to promote work-life balance.
  • Employee share scheme to share in the company's success.
  • Supportive working environment with an anti-crunch ethos, annual bonus, and various social events and perks.

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2897.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.

Get in Touch

phone: +44 (0) 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz