Associate Art Manager - Forza Team

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Playground Games are seeking an Associate Art Manager to assist in overseeing production for our world-class Forza Horizon Art team and to help realise our game vision.

As Playground’s Associate Art Manager, you’ll work with our Art Director, Art Manager and the Production team to oversee the creation and completion of Art content.

You will have a good understanding of art, design and technical fundamentals. Your keen eye for detail and experience of AAA production will allow you to identify project risks and dependencies, proposing solutions where issues emerge.

You must be flexible, highly motivated and approachable in a role that will see you interact with all disciplines.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious artist to further their career at one of the world’s most exciting games studios which creates highly successful world class games using cutting edge technology.

Skills & Requirements

  • A proven track record in the management and delivery of high performance, high quality assets for AAA titles.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of a range of art production processes.
  • The ability to identify project risks and recommend appropriate mitigations and contingencies.
  • Demonstrable leadership & management experience.
  • A passion for games.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Playground Games is part of Xbox Game Studios and one of the highest rated video game developers in the world, with two AAA studios based in Leamington Spa. 

Famed for the critically-acclaimed Forza Horizon franchise, our latest release, Forza Horizon 4, is the highest rated Xbox exclusive this generation with a 92 metacritic. In both 2017 and 2018 the studio has awarded Best Place to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

Our newly-established second studio is committed to bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from around the world to develop an unannounced open-world action RPG.