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The role

As a Lead Environment Artist at Sharkmob you will be a part of a passionate team working on an ambitious new IP. Working immediately under the Art Director and in close working with the production team you will oversee:

Responsibilities

  • Delivery of high-quality environments that meet the visual standards of the project.

  • Collaboration with the tech and level design teams to define and maintain environment content pipelines and work.

  • Communication with internal artist and external outsourcing vendors.

  • Collaboration with the extended team to drive our project forwards with exciting ideas.

  • Hiring and development of yourself and those around you.

  • Working closely with the Art Director and Concept Artists to develop and maintain a consistent visual direction.

  • Working closely with the production team to inform our project timelines.

Requirements

  • Shipped at least one AAA game from end-to-end as a Lead Environment Artist.

  • Experience managing and leading a team of environment artists.

  • Comfortable making decision that can affect the entire studio with a clear and level head.

  • Has a very high degree of level design and narrative understanding

  • Is motivated by leading others.

  • Excellent organisation and project planning skills

  • Comfortable working with other disciplines to define environment content pipelines.

  • Experienced and comfortable setting up and running outsourcing arrangements.

  • A passion for problem-solving and driving innovation.

  • A positive and creative force, who is proactive and takes initiative.

  • Passionate in creating and playing games.

Sharkmob London is a brand-new AAA studio in the heart of London, with aspirations to build one of the largest and most creatively ambitious development teams in the world. Just like the original Sharkmob studio in Malmรถ, Sharkmob London was founded by a team of industry veterans. As a part of Tencent Games we have the experience, backing, and ambition to build the games of the future!

Remuneration and benefits

  • Competitive salaries based on up-to-date data from external benchmarking providers & reviewed annually.

  • 30 days annual leave, in addition to all UK Bank Holidays.

  • Hybrid work-from-home policy.

  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus.

  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob).

  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy.

  • ยฃ425 yearly preventative healthcare allowance.

  • Core studio hours 10:00-16:00 with 1 'wellness hour' to be used per week.

  • Daily breakfasts, snacks & refreshments at the studio.

  • VISA sponsorship (individual & dependents).

  • Relocation assistance for people outside the UK (1 month accommodation, flights/travel paid for, logistics/removal costs reimbursed).

  • Assistance for people relocating within the UK (reimbursement for expenses on travel into London for flat viewings and moving vans/couriers).