Art Lead

Outfit7 BCN SRL, Barcelona, Spain Full Time
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As an experienced Art Lead you make sure priorities are clear, the workflow’s optimized, and everyone knows what they’re supposed to do and by when. And as a great manager, you always make sure to be there for the team if they need your help. From start to finish, you drive production from the art side and work closely with the Art Director to make sure everything you create together is the best it can be.

  • Create art that impacts millions of people around the world every day.
  • Learn from the industry's best and brightest through regular art workshops.
  • Thrive in a creative work environment that has a great social life and no office politics.
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Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain the art project schedule, and constantly align with the other team leads (Tech Director, Product, Producer).
  • Work closely with the product owner, artists, and developers on the project to establish the production pipeline and best practices to ensure a smooth production.
  • Regularly assess artist schedules and task assignments, and prioritize, organize, and make sure tasks are completed on time and according to plan, and be able to adapt and reschedule if necessary.
  • Oversee project-specific production processes, increasing their efficiency and effectiveness wherever possible.
  • Conduct regular one-to-ones with team members and team leaders to make sure problems within the team or with the team’s communication get solved ahead of time.
  • Motivate the team and keep their spirits up, and act as the glue between the artists.
  • Oversee external contractors and service providers, managing issues of cost, quality, and timeliness.

Put your superpowers to work

Required skills
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to adapt your communication style to the needs of various situations.
  • Fluency in the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Proactive, pragmatic, and autonomous approach to work and problem solving, with the ability to identify potential problems.
  • Strong knowledge of best practises in workflow in order to constantly optimize the process and make game production smoother.
  • Ability to accept and deliver feedback, as well as the ability to adapt to change any necessary project features or priorities.
  • Positive, make-it-happen, lead-by-example attitude.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude when faced with challenging situations.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

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Required experience
  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a Video Games Artist or other relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership or management role, or other relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the video game industry.

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What we offer
  • Employment relationship with Outfit7 Barcelona subsidiary.
  • Trial Period applies
  • Diverse work in a relaxed, international environment taking on exciting daily challenges as part of a talented young team.
  • The opportunity for personal and professional development.
  • Participation in attractive projects.

Get rewarded

Compensation

An attractive compensation package will be constructed, consisting of a base salary and participation in a profit-sharing scheme.

We believe in fun. We’re passionate about creating entertainment that brings people together from all over the world. Sound good? Then fill out our application form and become part of our creative adventure.

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