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Lead Artist


Role description

The Content Team has an exciting opportunity for someone to join and Lead our Copenhagen-based team! The successful candidate will Lead and empower the team to build artwork at the highest aesthetic standards, whilst respecting technical and scheduling limitations.

As a Lead in the Content Team, you will work in collaboration with other software engineers and designers as you contribute to an array of Game, Metaverse, and VFX projects. This is a rare opportunity to work on a variety of projects, platforms, and art styles.

  • To Lead from the front with an existing team of talented artists, to guide, mentor, and nurture the whole team to success.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director to help define the content and aesthetic direction of individual projects.
  • To liaise with Project Managers to ensure art scope and vision is within the bounds of budget and schedule.
  • Collaborate with other technical and aesthetic experts in the company to build content that is beautiful and performant, as well as showcase best practices of the Unity toolset and pipeline
  • Keep abreast of groundbreaking rendering techniques
  • Experience in crafting CG artwork, be it from games or VFX.
  • Ideally have some leadership experience.
  • Familiarity with a number of modern 3D software packages (Maya, 3D Studio Max, Motion Builder, zBrush, Substance Designer, Houdini, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the game development process and optimizing game art assets for game engines.
  • Artistic skills in any number of these areas: concepting, UI art, environment creation, character art, material creation, lighting...
Bonus Points
  • Knowledge of Unity!
  • Knowledge of Photogrammetry or other scan processes
  • Procedural creation processes

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit 

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please fill out this form to let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Country: Denmark

Date found: 2023-01-04

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