Game Artist Job Role

Game Artist Job Role

 14 Apr 2020

    Game Artist,
    Gaming Industry,
    Gaming Job Insights

Game Artist Job Role

Talk Recruitment are specialist recruiters for Artist jobs in the gaming industry, helping employers find top talent and assisting job seekers throughout their career as an Artist. Read further below to find out more about Artist jobs / Artist Careers.


Summary of Role:

Game Artists create visual elements of a game using software packages.

The role requires both technical skills and a creative flair.

Artists will work as part of a team with other departments including Animators, Designers and Developers.

Within Gaming there are many fields of specialisation for an artist including 2D & 3D, Lighting Artist , Environment Artist and Character artist.

Artists will also work on design from concept stage, so need to have the ability to run with nothing more than an idea, for a new character for example and turn a basic sketch into a fully detailed design.


Related Job Titles:

Cinematic Artists, VFX Artist, 2D Artist, 3D Artist, Environment Artist, Art Manager, UI Artist, Concept Artist, Character Artist, Lighting Artist, Marketing Artist


Sectors / Industries

You will find career opportunities for Artists in sectors including:

-Video Games

-Film & TV

-Marketing & Media Companies


What are the job duties of a Game Artist?

  • Create high-quality artwork for a game, such as characters or environments.
  • Create designs and characters using Adobe Illustrate, Adobe photoshop, Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop and Substance
  • Preparing and optimising textures
  • Work with other game artists, as well as other departments including Designers, Animators, Developers and the marketing team.
  • Implement feedback from the art lead by making amendments to the artwork produced.
  • Work to deadlines to help the team to produce the game on schedule.

Finding Artist Vacancies

Talk Recruitment Ltd is a specialist recruiter of Artists UK-Wide and would be delighted to assist you with your job search by introducing you to our client portfolio.

Follow the link to view our Latest Artist vacancies or alternatively speak to one of our consultants on 0121 748 1433

Recruiting for Artists?

Talk Recruitment Ltd are specialists in providing Artists on a permanent and freelance basis UK-Wide.

Visit our Employers page for more information on the services we offer and please contact us to discuss your requirement further on 0121 748 1433




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