Lead Artist – Competitive Salary

London, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

This is an exceptionally rare opportunity for the best and brightest to make an impact. Brightlobe is looking for an imaginative and highly-skilled creative to help guide and deliver the art vision for a groundbreaking IP title designed for children.

You will:

  • Develop the art style, tools, techniques and pipelines for our platform
  • Turn your concepts (for environments and characters) into final, implemented game assets
  • Produce high-quality, game-ready and optimized artwork
  • Work closely with other engineers, designers and artists to analyze visual requirements
  • Participate in agile development and SCRUM 
  • Engage in collective responsibility for maintaining our platform

What's in it for you? In addition to a competitive salary 💰 and the opportunity to work on something that really matters, check out our benefits below 🙂

Remote working? Yes. If you bring the talent, we're willing to consider this.

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of professional experience as an illustrator, working on at least 1 shipped title
  • Exceptional artistic ability and direction, as evidenced by your portfolio
  • Knowledge of using 2D and 3D art tools, like Maya or ZBrush
  • Experience in optimizing assets for mobile platforms

Desirable Skills

  • Formal art education and qualification
  • Demonstrable interest in storytelling
  • Experience in level lighting
  • Experience in creating 3D art
  • Experience in creating 3D assets for AR/VR environments
  • Experience in guiding others on best practices, suggesting and maintaining pipelines (including planning and scheduling), re-use and optimization1

Valued Characteristics

  • Effective communication and collaboration
  • Highly-imaginative and proactive approach
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Strong leadership skills

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

Following portfolio review, candidates moving on to the next stage will have a Skype call. An art test may be required. Please send your CV and portfolio to work@brightlobe.com.

About the Company

Brightlobe is a VC-backed startup with a powerful mission: to build a pioneering game-based 🎮 platform that supports children’s growth 🌱 and development – and brings together the families, doctors and teachers who look after them. 

Join the crew

We’re looking for ambitious, visionary creative 🎨 and technical 💻 leads to help us build games that make an impact. Join our small – but highly-driven ⚡️– team and take on the challenge of shaping technology that could change the lives of children around the world 🌎


  • Work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Make a quantifiable difference in the world
  • Be part of a playful, creative working environment that prizes your imaginative ideas – whether they're inside or outside your realm of expertise
  • A workspace that provides cups of hot coffee, drinks and snacks, wellness activities, social events and discounted access to a number of area restaurants and bars