Lead 2D Artist / Art Director (#1063)

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N-iX Game & VR Studio is a team of 200+ professionals delivering top-quality games and VR solutions to various game and media enterprises and startups. Among our clients are Paradox Interactive, Supermasive Games, Gearbox Interactive, Wargaming.net and other established game businesses and VR startups. We aim for AAA quality of work and offer competitive benefits to our employees.

As Art Lead, you will lead our creative and gifted Art Team ensuring the ultimate quality of art assets we produce. This is a great opportunity for those who want to work on exciting projects and use their artistic talent to create compelling games enjoyed by millions.

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a 2D artist in Game Development
  • Strong portfolio with at least 2 successful finished projects
  • Excellent knowledge of 2D art and techniques and related software
  • Great leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to convey thoughts and messages in a clear and neat way
  • The confidence to communicate your ideas and sell them to management & clients
  • Ability to develop comprehensive and competitive art style for games
  • Ability to keep an eye on the latest popular trends in Game Art
  • Upper-intermediate or advanced English level

Good to have:

  • Experience as an Lead Artist in Game Development
  • Understanding of 3D modeling / texturing processes, techniques & related software
  • Knowledge of Animation, its processes, and techniques
  • Passion for video games

Job responsibilities:

  • Developing the art vision of projects, leading the creation of a visual style, design, and overall look & feel of games
  • Developing concept artwork, defining art style guidelines & processes
  • Communicating with clients to identify opportunities for improvement to ensure that the product is of the highest quality
  • Leading the art production of internal & external teams, providing detailed feedback to artists
  • Participating and leading  the estimation process of art assets and game features
  • Ensuring that final production art is up to expected standards of design and polish


We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Paid vacation days, sick leaves, and days off
  • Healthcare & Sport program
  • Medical insurance
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings

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