Art Development Assistant


XR Games is an award-winning game development studio specialising in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, as well as work-for-hire development.


We make fun games people love to play and talk about. Led by a team with big game experience at studios like Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we've created games for some of the world's biggest brands, including Sony Pictures, Rovio, Dreamworks, BBC and LEGO. 


We’re looking for an Art Dev Assistant to join our in-house team on a full-time basis. In this role, you will be working closely with the Art Lead and other artists to realise our projects’ artistic ambitions. Candidates for this role must demonstrate a passion for the gaming industry and have strong art development credentials.

Objectives for the role:​

  • Process art work in the game pipeline

  • Optimise artwork to improve performance

  • Create support assets (LODs, collision, lighting, etc.)

  • Troubleshoot any new tools and plugins

  • Quality check


  • Good knowledge of industry standard packages : Maya, 3DS Max, Substance Designer/Painter etc.

  • An understanding of art trends and technologies

  • A passion for the gaming industry

  • Be pro-active when it comes to problem solving.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • High energy and a desire to achieve


Major pluses :

  • Any prior hands-on game development experience  - mods, University projects, etc


You will ideally live within travelling distance to Leeds, England to work within our studio in this post-lockdown world. Some work from home is expected, but the role is served best by presence in the studio.


​You must be eligible to work in the UK.


If the above sounds like you, we’re excited to hear from you!

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