Outplay Job Role

Lead Game Artist - New Game


Details of this position:

Location: Flexi Hybrid - incl. Remote options (UK/EU), United Kingdom,
Department: Art
Contract: Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Artist in our new game team. We would like your help to concept and craft visuals, taking design wireframes and producing themed UI Artwork (screens, icons, buttons) from concept to in-game quality assets  

The opportunity -  

  • Concepting and crafting visuals for New Games
    • Taking design wireframes and producing themed UI Artwork (Screens, Icons, Buttons) from concept to in-game.
  • Developing with Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Esoteric Spine + In-house Tools.
  • Working with the design and art team to realize an easily navigable and aesthetically pleasing UI experience for a very established player community.
    • Feeding directly into design and Art for reoccurring and upcoming events.
  • Helping to direct and delegate tasks on projects.

Desired talent 

  • Deep understanding of mobile game development and approaches to UI.
  • Strong portfolio showing your contribution to previously released/upcoming mobile/PC/console projects.
  • High-quality Illustration skills and ability to match a pre-existing style.
  • The ability to quickly illustrate your ideas and present to a fast moving and engaged team.
  • Well versed with UI for Unity. - Unity is our platform of choice for all new games
  • Somebody who really enjoys working within a team environment and can advise, visualise, and direct where needed.

Bonus points 

  • Animation skills.
  • Art direction.
  • Brand development.

This role would suit an experienced UI artist with illustrative skills. We are open to artists that may be looking to step up in responsibility. 

About us!

Founded in 2010 and based in Dundee, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK.

To date, the studio’s games have received over 160 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice, won TIGA awards, and received a BAFTA nomination.  

With a passionate focus on making the best games, our talented and dynamic team has developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast and Mystery Match Village are the latest titles in the portfolio, bringing more of the high-quality visuals, production values, and casual yet engaging gameplay that Outplay is known for. 

With an exciting pipeline of future titles in development and continued growth on our existing games, Outplay is just getting started. 

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We also offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexi Hybrid working model
  • Enhanced Parental leaves
  • Worldwide travel insurance
  • Private health and dental care
  • Wellbeing resources
  • 33 days Holidays
  • Learning and Development
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Working at Outplay:

We have a flexible hybrid work model at Outplay, prioritising flexibility, inclusion, health and enjoyment. With our work model, our roles can be fulfilled with the flexibility to choose to relocate to work fully onsite in Dundee or in a hybrid mode, either locally or from anywhere in the UK or European work locations.

At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.

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