Lead Artist (f/m/d)

HandyGames Studios GmbH,Posted 1 month ago


Full time


Relocate, Giebelstadt


Games are our passion. Since our founding at the turn of the millennium, we have been steadily evolving our company and portfolio to publish and produce award-winning titles for cutting-edge consoles, PC, and VR, as well as premium mobile games from great teams around the world. 

We are proud of our ever-growing and colorful portfolio - from hilarious games for the whole family to deep and sometimes dark topics presented in an interactive format. Games are and always will be entertainment media, but we firmly believe they are capable of much more.

HandyGames is at home in beautiful Giebelstadt in Northern Bavaria, close to the Franconian university and city of Würzburg and a proud part of the German and European gaming scene. Always on track towards lasting growth, we have significantly expanded our office space to create room for up to 120 colleagues and look forward to continuing to successfully shape the future of the international games industry as a sustainable employer.

As a team, we stand united against any form of discrimination. Regardless of sexual, cultural, or ethnic identity, we try to ensure that everyone feels welcome at HandyGames. It is very important to us to help new colleagues who move to our beautiful Franconian home to find like-minded interest groups, even outside their work environment.

No matter who you are, you're part of the family and we got your back.

What are you working on?
  • The name of the project(s): Townsmen
  • Genres: Strategy
For which tasks (responsibilities)?

You will guide the skilled members of our art team, and support them with your coaching and feedback.

You will work closely with producers, department leads, and the team to bring our game ideas to life.

You will implement necessary processes to ensure that assets are created to the desired quality and within the given timeframe.

As part of the game project, you will be working primarily with the following programs:

- Adobe Photoshop

- Blender

- Unity 2D/3D

Your creative input and expertise will help us take the Townsmen brand to the next level.

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • You have at least 5 years of industry experience in game development.

  • You bring a strong sense of lighting, atmosphere, form, anatomy, composition and color theory, as well as experience creating characters and animations.

  • You can specify different 2D and 3D styles with ease.

  • You have a good understanding of flow, usability, and creating UI elements.

  • You know common industry-standard 3D tools like Maya, 3DS Max or Blender and the game engine Unity 2D/3D.

  • You have very good written and spoken English skills.

What is important for us in a person?
  • You demonstrate high self-motivation, a sense of responsibility and a proactive way of working and you have good organizational and communication skills.

  • You are skilled in constructive conflict management.

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • A short and quick decision-making process due to flat hierarchies

  • The opportunity to work with a team of experienced professional

  • Modern workplaces with state-of-the-art technology

  • Further training opportunities

What are the conditions and bonuses?
  • 40 hours per week thanks to Scrum

  • Flexible working hours

  • 30 days of paid vacation

  • We support our foreign language employees with offered language courses in German

  • Free company flat for the first month

  • In-house fitness room 

  • Free drinks, snacks and fruit

The selection process

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HandyGames Studios GmbH

Company type: developer, publisher, indie

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC, Mobile, Browser, VR, iOS, Android, Console

Genres: Action, Adventure, Puzzle, Role-playing, Simulation, Strategy, Music / Rhythm, Sports, Platformer, Educational, Kids Games, MMO, Hyper-casual


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