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Lead 2D/UI Artist- AAA Franchise Title! – Hybrid

A fantastic UK based games studio is looking for a Lead 2D/UI Artist to join their dedicated Art team working on some incredible and exciting AAA IP projects.

This role is a Hybrid position with Visa and relocation also being offered.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Able to create UI & 2D style guides.
  • Effectively manage a team of 2D & UI Artists.
  • Maintain the art vision and style set out by the Art Director.
  • Inspire the 2D / UI art team and driving the UI art and techology forward.
  • Design and implementation of game menus and interfaces.
  • With the Art Director, perform regular appraisals, reviews and objective setting for the 2D team.
  • Assist with recruitment and selection of staff for own team.
  • Liaise with external service providers if required.
  • Prepare and monitor task schedules for the 2D team.
  • Define and enforce good working practices based on the project’s scope and resources.
  • Monitor and coordinate dependencies between different departments.


  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash.
  • At least 1+ shipped title in a Lead position and a strong UI focused portfolio.
  • Extensive game development experience.
  • Management and project planning experience.
  • Excellent communications skills to work with other departments.
  • Strong passion for games.


  • Excellent understanding of production procedures and software employed in the team.
  • Good interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Able to manage, plan and organise time.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines at all levels.
  • Team leadership qualities and a team player

Nice to Haves:

  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine and the according toolset.
  • Video Editing and Motion Graphics experience.
  • Traditional painting and drawing skills.