Lead 3D Artist

Sony Playstation

Berlin, Germany 100% Remote

Full time

3D Artist


Nov 20

We are looking for a Lead 3D Artist to join our passionate team in Helsinki or Berlin. You should be proactive and have a strong motivation to lead your team of artists to create captivating and visually stunning games that engage players worldwide.

As the Lead 3D Artist, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the visual direction of our games and driving the artistic excellence of our projects.

You should have a strong understanding of creating environment 3D assets from versatile modular environment sets to unique hero assets. You’ll be working closely within a team of experienced game developers and have a significant impact on the final technical performance and quality of all 3D environment assets.


  • Lead and manage a team of talented 3D artists, providing guidance, feedback, and mentorship to foster their professional growth and optimise their creative output
  • Collaborate closely with Art Directors, Game Designers, and Technical Artists to define and execute the visual style and quality standards for our mobile games
  • Create and oversee the production of high-quality 3D assets, including characters, environments, props, and special effects, ensuring they meet the artistic vision and technical requirements of the projects
  • Create high-quality environment 3D assets according to our game’s requirements and vision while working closely with the Concept Artist to ensure the quality of the deliverables
  • Communicate and collaborate with other teams to align and to plan and schedule 3D-asset productions
  • Implement assets into Unreal Engine 5 and communicate with artists, designers and programmers
  • Maintain a flexible iterative approach and research and share knowledge of 3D asset techniques and game development work practices
  • Offer feedback, support team morale and facilitate free and open creative communication
  • Manage outsourced teams of 3D artists by briefing and guiding them and reviewing their work
  • Experiment and research alongside Technical department and Art direction enabling better world-building and visual choices

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in 3D environment art for game development
  • Previous managerial or team leadership experience
  • Strong expertise creating environment 3D asset props and versatile modular environment asset sets
  • Strong artistic understanding of shape, composition and colour, excited to work within a stylised art style
  • Portfolio examples of beautiful environment assets you have made that show your understanding of form, composition and colour
  • Strong proficiency in 3D and 2D content creation tools of your choice
  • Strong technical understanding of game engines and awareness of the performance and optimization and good problem solving ability in 3D asset related technical issues
  • Experience in analysing and maintaining performance and visual fidelity of the environments

Desirable Skills

  • Unreal Engine 5 experience
  • Experience in mobile game development
  • Traditional art skills and passion for art in general
  • Deeper interest in architecture and nature as a visual inspiration

Why join us?

Although we’re a new company, we’re committed to making this a great place to work, so this is only the beginning of our benefits:

  • Annual bonus
  • Paid lunches
  • Budget towards commuting costs
  • Gym or sporting subscription to spend as you wish
  • Home internet or mobile data plan provided
  • Educational budget: for language learning, self-training, attending conferences, buying games and books etc
  • Financial and practical assistance with relocation through our relocation partner and a relocation budget
  • Twice yearly off-sites, this year we held one in Berlin and one in Helsinki
  • PBG - Pizza, beer and games on the last Friday of every month
  • 30 days holiday plus additional days from Christmas and New Year
  • Discounts on PlayStation products and games

We're an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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