Lead Artist

We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona, part of the Take-Two Interactive family. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world.

Job Description

We are delighted to be looking for a Lead Artist to join one of our largest and most successful games. We are looking for a strong manager to lead a team of incredibly talented artists and animators working on a huge Socialpoint IP. If you want to be part of something awesome through facilitating learning, knowledge sharing and helping us continue to create beautiful art - hit apply! 

Role Responsibilities

  • Define pipeline processes, art bibles, style guides and briefs.
  • Define, assign, prioritize, and ensure delivery of tasks in time. 
  • Research, test out and communicate new processes and techniques.
  • Ensure and facilitate communication with other departments.
  • Collect all department knowledge and keep it up to date.
  • Acts as a mentor, providing training in technical, artistic and industry knowledge. 
  • Show clear decision making and poise during challenging situations.

Desired Experience & Qualifications 

  • High level of English, both written and spoken (English is our official language!)
  • 4 years + of experience in the gaming industry.
  • Able to validate all (quality and technical) aspects of Art
  • Highly organized and able to act rationally and professionally under pressure.
  • Experienced collaborating with external vendors and outsourcing partners.
  • Highly proactive, self-driven and customer focused
  • Great team player and always with a smile.

Compensation & Benefits 

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here). 
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, just in case.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English, Spanish & Catalan).
  • Spotify Premium for the first 6 months of your employment with us.  
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam. 
  • People development is key for us: an amazing training budget just for you and our internal mobility program offers real growth opportunities!

If you choose to work in the office some days, don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our benefits tied to the office; 

  • State of the art gym facilities so you can level up your fitness game. 
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet).

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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Life at Socialpoint

One thing’s for sure – talent at Socialpoint is everywhere. From the game teams to the corporate and horizontal departments, each and every Socialpointer is undoubtedly a game maker.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

We're part of

a big family

As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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