The best art jobs in August 2019

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Are you looking for your next art job? Whether you're a traditional, digital or a games artist, we've got your next job move in the bag with our new art jobs listings. Creative Bloq have partnered with Lovedesignjobs to streamline the opportunities out there and present you with the best of the best.

You might be wondering where the next openings in the UK are going to be, maybe you are seeking a new adventure in the US or even elsewhere around the globe. Wherever you want to be, we'll be updating the listings with new art jobs all the time so bookmark this page and keep checking back. 

Our sparkling new graphic design jobs and web design jobs boards can help you if you have decided to embark on a new career adventure, it has thousands of active design job listings just waiting for you to apply.

Art jobs: UK


  • Location: West London, UK
  • Salary: £30,000-£35,000

A specialist studio that produces unique and exciting artwork schemes for hotel and luxury residential interiors requires a creative Artworker/Coordinator. This role is varied. Responsibilities will include taking a brief from art consultants and using it to look for relevant artwork, and working with graphic design agencies to produce unique art books for completed projects. For more details, click on the link.

VFX Motion Graphics Artist

  • Location: Aldersgate, London
  • Salary: Up to £42,000

An experienced Motion Graphics Artist is required to join a specialist Post Production house working with some amazing global brands. You will use your advanced motion graphics skills to drive and deliver creative post-production and edit solutions. You will also engage in the ongoing development of the company's video production offering.

Realtime Artist

  • Location: City of London, UK
  • Salary: £40,000-£50,000

A market-leading CGI studio that has projects spanning London and the rest of the UK is looking for a Realtime Artist. The right candidate will play a crucial role in the team, working with the Head of Visualisation to manage the realtime rendering workflow. Experience using Unreal Engine 4 is essential, as well as great knowledge of leading realtime rendering engine workflow. Knowledge of Archviz would also be an advantage.

2D/VFX Animator – Creative Agency

  • Location: Leeds, UK
  • Salary: DOE but likely £20,000 - £25,000

This is one of the most successful creative agencies in the north, specialising in video, content, animation, motion graphics and live video. It's an independent content advertising agency with clout and it is looking for a highly creative animator to join the team. You’ll be working on some very well-known brands across social media content, corporate communications and TV. If you’re looking to make your mark on your next big project, be a player and a contributor to the team then this role is for you.

2D Artist – Game Development

  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (DOE)

A standout artist is needed by an AAA games development house. You should specialise in 2D and demonstrate a wide range of styles. You will also be able to complete work on UI look and feel, marketing production and assist with concept art when required.

3D Digital Product Artist – CGI/CAD/Rendering

  • Location: Southampton, UK
  • Salary: £250-£350 per day

An experienced 3D Artist/CGI Artist is required by an established retailer. The role involves creating models from scratch using CAD. The right candidate will be skilled at scene creation from 3D assets, texture and material creation, high-end render output and post production using Adobe Photoshop. This is a contract role.

Games Artist/Ilustrator/Animator Mobile Gaming

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: DOE

An expanding mobile gaming business need an experienced Mid-Senior Games Artist/Illustrator to work at their new offices in Central London. Proficient in 2D/3D mobile gaming and Adobe Creative Suite, you will have solid drawing and digital illustration skills. The company is looking for someone with ambition, who is eager to up their game in graphics and animation. A portfolio including previous work is vital for this role.

UI Artist

  • Location: Oxford, UK
  • Salary: £30,000-£40,000 + benefits

A UI Artist/2D Designer is needed to join a small, but passionate, mobile games team at a sports gaming company. The ideal candidate will have experience in using Illustrator and Photoshop, excellent graphic design skills and an understanding of mobile UX techniques.

Senior/Midweight Motion Graphics Artist

  • Location: Sandhurst, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,000-£30,000 + benefits

If you have skills in using Adobe Creative Cloud, DUIK Element 3D,Video Copilots Lens Flare and more and you want to work with some amazing brands, this could be for you. Working directly with clients, you will need a good understanding of 2D and 2.5 animation and an interest in VR. 

Art jobs: US

Technical Artist

  • Location: San Mateo, CA
  • Salary: DOE

This is a company with an empowered culture of collaboration, candid dialogue and laughter and it is looking for Technical Artists to join its team. If you are an experienced and talented technical artist dedicated to your craft, and you have an eye for beauty and also an understanding of the technical requirements then this may be the role for you.  

The right candidate will naturally work well with both engineers and artists and have a deep passion for the craft of making games. That person will also be looking for an opportunity to shape a new culture and team that will build the future of interactive entertainment.

Realtime VFX Artist

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Salary: DOE

RIOT, creator of the world's most played PC game League of Legends, needs a Realtime Artist to join its team. You'll be utilising your passion and problem-solving skills in order to provide stunning experiences for a global audience.

Designing and implementing sleek, dynamic and thrilling special effects, you will draw, paint, animate and model whilst using your wide-ranging knowledge of visual effects and creating new assets from classic design. Your skills will include Photoshop, Maya or 3DS Max, as well as Unity, Unreal and similar VFX tools.

Lead Character Artist – Blizzard Entertainment

  • Location: Irving, California
  • Salary: DOE

Diablo have a new and unnanounced project that requires an experienced Character Artist who can use PBR pipelines to create, sculpt, mode, and texture compelling assets. The right candidate will be joining a close and diverse team of talented developers. They must have a thorough understanding of form, colour and light for 2D and 3D assets. As the official leader of the team, they must be eager to direct, inspire and lead the rest. A minimum of five years in game development is needed and they must be skilled at building character assets in ZBrush, Maya, Photoshop and Substance Designer.

Art jobs: Rest of the World

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