HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, PS5, XboxOne, Xbox Series X/S and PC. We have an opportunity for an Art Lead to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development!

Our Art Lead provides direction to a team of professionals in bringing the artistic vision to reality resulting in the highest quality games on time and within budget. We are looking for someone who excels as a team member and strives to improve team and departmental performance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Production to clearly understand the game design, provide artistic expertise, and plan resourcing needs.
  • Schedule the project in liaison with Production, Senior Artists, and Software Engineers to ensure their team stays on schedule.
  • Develop, refine, and communicate artistic style of the game to their team of artists and outsourcing partners.
  • Build an open and creative environment, where people are encouraged to learn, generate, and follow through on their ideas.
  • Lead and coordinate the creative, feature, and technical documentation path and process within the project.
  • Coordinate and conduct meetings with art team on a regular basis to resolve artistic or technical issues expediently.
  • Participate in the strategic investigation of techniques and methodologies that improve the quality and efficiency of art resources.
  • Evaluate and engage external partners to meet the project’s creative goals and timeline.
  • Conduct milestone, performance reviews, and 1:1s with each Artist.
  • Identify problematic situations before they occur and offer solutions.
  • Ensure company art practices are followed within their team.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Full project development cycle in an Art Lead-related role.
  • Solid understanding of technical art fundamentals.
  • High attention to detail with management and interpersonal skills.
  • Expertise in Maya, Max, and/or other 3D Software.
  • Experience with Unity, Photoshop/Illustrator.
  • Scripting experience is a strong plus.

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