Lead Concept Artist

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

Gameloft the publishing company behind the mobile gaming hits Despicable Me: Minion Rush and Asphalt 9: Legends is looking for a Lead Concept Artist to join the team.

About Gameloft

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from App Annie. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 4,600 people worldwide. Every month, 114 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft Advertising Solutions, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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About Gameloft Advertising Solutions

With a monthly audience of more than 113 million unique players and an inventory of 2.4 billion impressions, Gameloft Advertising Solutions offers advertisers a unique level of visibility and engagement. To date, Gameloft Advertising Solutions has delivered more than 3000 campaigns for prestigious brands such as Air France, Coca-Cola®, Ford, FOX™, Kellogg’s®, McDonalds, ©Netflix, Procter & Gamble, Samsung and Unilever, in over 40 countries around the world (North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, etc.).

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Job Description

Want to join an award winning creation team and take part in the art design of our cross-platform games?

Working directly under the studio Art Director, as Lead Concept Artist you'll have the chance to guide the concept team into delivering pre-production roughs and concepts for Gameloft’s upcoming hits.

Currently working in the anticipated title Disney Speedstorm and the consolidated Asphalt 9: Legends, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Work with Art Director and other Leads to ensure artistic unity across the game
  • Collaborating with other Art Leads and Producers and the game team generally to coordinate Concept Art resources, establishing priorities for the team
  • Lead, mentor and motivate concept artists as they develop and polish their work throughout the art pipeline
  • Review completed work, and provide constructive feedback ensuring its aligned with the artistic direction and 3D requirements
  • Create sketches and detailed renderings of props, characters and environment
  • Help advancing and improving concept art quality through reviews of work with a critical, artistic eye
  • Stay up to date on skill sets and abilities by keeping aware of industry trends and standards
  • Find the balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints.
  • Participate, with the help of the Art director in recruitment to build the artistic team & foster their growth.
  • Work with the producer and core creative team to define the vision of a game under the supervision of the Art Director and Studio Lead 3D Artist.



  • >4 years of experience in video game production and at least 2 in a Lead or Senior position.
  • Solid expertise in speed painting using Photoshop and/or Painter
  • Able to produce original graphic compositions (framing, camera angles, etc.)
  • Strong expertise in academic drawing, proportions and anatomy
  • Expertise in photomontage and 2D special effects
  • Ability to take graphical initiative
  • Ability to lead and mentor an artistic team
  • Able to adapt quickly
  • Able to draw in several styles (cartoon, realistic, etc.)
  • Able to imagine architectures / fashion outfits / product designs for the game content
  • Aware and interested in the graphical fashions and trends in the entertainment industry.
  • High level of English


  • Knowledge in 3D (camera manipulation, modeling, texturing, and lighting)
  • Design/fashion/architecture sensibility
  • Up to date with illustration and graphic design standards on forums, contests and specialized portals
  • Portfolio showing your talent as a speed painter and your sense of artistry
  • Understanding of French appreciated.

Additional Information

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
  • Because you want to be part of an international environment with daily contact with other countries & cultures!
  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!


  • Permanent contract, full-time job with excellent Social Benefits.
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • Private medical health insurance
  • Flexible compensation with Ticket Restaurant Card
  • Free language courses
  • Free afternoon on your birthday!
  • Merit based salary progression system and a competitive initial salary package.
  • Career-development opportunities.
  • Excellent local working conditions (quality of offices, geographical location of office in the centre of Barcelona).
  • ... and Thursday afterwork beers!

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted and your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months.

Want to know more? Please visit our Website: www.gameloft.com

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