Lead Environment Artist [Omnidrone Studio]

Scopely Games Barcelona SL
Barcelona, Spain
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Omnidrone is a rapidly-growing start-up partnered with top US publisher Scopely to make the next generation of hit mobile games. Based in the heart of Barcelona with the Mediterranean and the Sagrada Familia on either side, Omnidrone is bringing together the best and brightest game makers in the world to create unforgettable player experiences. 

Omnidrone combines the agility and evolving experience of a startup with the security and intelligence of an established developer via Scopely's intimate and complete publishing partnership. 

Our game leadership team has worked on and run some of the most successful mobile franchises in history and has brought their experiences from top California developers to Barcelona, mixing in with the local dev culture to create a fresh, ambitious, and international development mindset. There's nothing like it happening in Europe.

We’re looking for a Environment Art Team Lead to direct our efforts in establishing a culture of quality deliverables, help refine processes and ramp up a team for the production stage. We value teamwork and a sense of humour. We are constantly challenging ourselves to make something great even better. Our ideal candidate has a passion for establishing procedures and an affinity for process improvements. That person should be very comfortable pushing themselves and others to achieve the very best in technical art standards

What will you do?

  • Create benchmark quality assets to exemplify visual and technical quality for the other members of the art team;
  • Responsible for reviewing, critiquing and, when necessary, correcting work from the art team;
  • Work with interdisciplinary leads, directors and producers to ensure clear communication and collaboration between teams;
  • Create, prioritize, assign and regularly follow up on tasks and the advancement of the team’s work with regards to deliverables
  • Organize and lead team meetings;
  • Know the game’s story and gameplay (game design documents) and understand the technical/artistic constraints so as to be able to lead/coach the team.
  • Anticipate and recognize potential issues, propose solutions to meet project objectives and track team’s work through regular reports for the Producer.
  • Be a mentor in terms of technical/artistic aspects for team members (where necessary)
  • Take part in performance assessments in collaboration with the Producer & Art Director.
  • Recruit and integrate new team members;
  • Conduct regular 1:1 with each team member

Skills & Requirements

What will you need?

  • 5+ years experience working on mobile games for Android and/or iOS up to and including live operations.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong 3D Modeling & texturing experience (3dsMax / Maya. Experience with Blender strongly recommended);
  • Very strong Unity experience including asset import and management, optimization, UI, 2D and 3D animation, material and VFX creation.
  • Must have developed and shipped titles using Unity Game Engine
  • Excellent bilingual knowledge (English/Spanish)
  • Very strong sense of layout, composition, graphic design, color, font, typeface
  • Must have art outsourcing experience.
  • People management experience including managing performance and career development for artists.
  • Experience running complex art pipelines
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Work permit for Spain is a must

Please enclose your CV and a link to your portfolio, otherwise we cannot consider your application unfortunately. 

How to Apply

Please apply here to this role.

About the Company

Omnidrone is a rapidly-growing start-up partnered with top US publisher Scopely to make the next generation of hit mobile games. Based in the heart of Barcelona with the Mediterranean and the Sagrada Familia on either side, Omnidrone is bringing together the best and brightest game makers in the world to create unforgettable player experiences.

We combine the agility and evolving experience of a startup with the security and intelligence of an established developer via Scopely's intimate and complete publishing partnership.

Our game leadership team has worked on and run some of the most successful mobile franchises in history and has brought their experiences from top California developers to Barcelona, mixing in with the local dev culture to create a fresh, ambitious, and international development mindset. There's nothing like it happening in Europe.