Job Overview

As a Lead Artist you will be handling all aspects of the art production such as art processes, tools, final quality rendering, tasks definition and scheduling. You will be communicating with the Discipline Leads, Art Directors, Project Managers and the Producers to identify risks in the production features, integrating their feedback to the team and optimizing pipelines.

This role requires a sharp eye, exceptional drawing skills, understanding of light, perspective and materials so as and ability to generate new ideas on the go. You are capable to improve all the arts from your artists. As a Team Lead you will be empowering your team, meeting deadlines and mentoring artists.

If you can balance creativity and discipline, have strong organizational skills as well as self-management and motivation this role is for you.

Successful candidate will be required to relocate to Prague, Czech Republic. Wargaming Prague provides assistance during relocation process.

What will you do?

  • Lead art team in development of AAA quality assets

  • Distribute team tasks, schedule features production and maintain planning foresight

  • Align artists with specified tasks

  • Maintain effective communication flow to the team to ensure all the members are aligned with the project requirements

  • Provide regular review and give constructive feedback 

  • Empower team creativity and participation from all team members

  • Maintain efficient collaboration between the team members, communicate effectively with other teams within the product group

  • Maintain a close working relationship with your direct manager, producers, leads, directors and other teams to push project quality

  • Raise the bar for the project by demanding high results from self and team members

  • Actively participate in constant improvement of work methods and pipelines

  • Share knowledge, mentor artists and recommend best practices in your area of operation

What are we looking for?

  • Ability to mentor and develop the art team

  • Strong art, leadership and team management skills

  • Excellent knowledge of 2D software (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Excellent drawing skills on Wacom tablet

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

  • Ability to inspire others to generate new ideas

  • Team player 

What do we offer?

  • Possibility to work on amazing titles, within an international team that combines decades of experience from all over the world

  • Complex interesting job back to back with a high level professionals

  • Opportunity to develop as an artist by attending internal courses and trainings held by our experienced team members

  • Regular salary reviews and an annual bonus system

  • 25 business days annual leave

  • Premium health care

  • Convenient office location in the heart of Prague 

  • English speaking creative environment, ability to take inhouse English lessons

  • Team buildings and family like atmosphere

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5,500 employees and 18 offices spread worldwide. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks and World of Warships, as well as World of Tanks Blitz — the critically acclaimed mobile tank shooter with cross-platform support.

A career in our company is always an interesting challenge, as well as the experience that you gain working together with world-class experts.

Are you up to the challenge?!

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