Lead Artist

404 - Game Development Atlanta, Georgia


The Lead Artist will join our team-oriented group of creative talent in the Game Development Department. The ideal candidate will be required to lead a group of artists to create the next highly-engaging and innovative slot games from start to finish.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

The duties of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading the creation of the art assets from game concept through production, testing and handoff.
  • Motivating and training other artists in best practices and processes relating to game development.
  • Contributing to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games
SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Portfolio required.
  • Bachelor degree in art/sequential art or equivalent
  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas (produce concept sketches and quick concept edits).
  • Create digital character illustrations/paintings, compositions/layouts, logos, UI elements.
  • Design and create overall look and feel for projects.
  • Experience in making presentations to product owners and clients.
  • Experience leading both internal/outsourced art team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • 2-3 years Leadership Experience within a team/studio
  • 3-5 years Professional Job Experience
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to give constructive feedback
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop
  • Basic animation knowledge
  • After Effects, Maya and Unity skills/knowledge are pluses
  • Casino Industry experience a huge plus
  • Position is located in Midtown
Local Candidates Encouraged To Apply
Position Does Not Cover Relocation Costs

AGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer