Art

Associate Art Manager - Permanent

About Us

London Studio are building a team from the ground up for an upcoming PlayStation 5 online game. Quality is something that we are immensely proud to be aiming for, and we are looking at putting the right team together to help take us forward. New starters will be joining at the perfect time to get involved in shaping our plans for a project we are exceptionally passionate about.

We are also part of a wider network of PlayStation Studios and there are lots of opportunities for collaboration and wider support from our sister studios like Insomniac, Guerrilla, Naughty Dog and Media Molecule to name a few.

About the Role

We are looking for an Associate Art Manager, to be at the beating heart of our Art team. This role is about orchestrating our people, partners, and processes in order to amplify our art’s value and impact at scale. It establishes clarity and organisation for the team and values empowering artists, prioritising empathy, and inclusion.

The ideal candidate will understand art, design, and technical fundamentals, so they can identify risks and dependencies, providing or seeking solutions to resolve creative and management issues so that it aligns with overall project goals. These unique abilities allow you to empower others, and ensuring Artists are supported in their growth opportunities. They will also have to be effective through all stages and aspects of development, including managing third parties which this role will have a key accountability for.

This is a key management role reporting to our Art Manager. It ensures our projects receive hands on direction, and our individual team members or business partner’s methods and measures are crafting consistent, high-quality projects and live service operations.

Scope of Work

External Development (Art & Animation)

Team Management

Essential Knowledge & Skills

Impact and Complexity

This is a sophisticated role as it’s a hands-on, fast paced role as part of an Art Leadership team responsible for quality, consistency and delivery of art and animation from internal and external teams on an ambitious first party PlayStation project. All whilst building a culture of high trust, and dedication to excellence.

Culture Ambassador

We encourage you to bring your best-unaltered self to work! We know that what makes for a phenomenal team culture is our team showing up and being themselves, which means they own a part of the team spirit. What makes us great is that we accept our people and their differences. We hope you have a willingness to continue to build outstanding working environments for everyone and not just yourself.

DE&I Advocate

You are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, and to you, they aren’t just buzzwords. You will understand that these words speak to people’s lived experiences that may differ from your own. You will embrace education around the subject and understand that your actions will showcase your commitment to DE&I, our culture and core values that promote inclusion and equality for all.

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Our roles can be flexible in terms of work location in the UK. We will consider the individual’s preference for hybrid, remote or onsite working. Unfortunately we are not in a position to accommodate remote working outside of the UK.

However, if you wish to relocate to the UK and require sponsorship, we can support you with the visa process.

We have so many benefits, and we felt that if we listed them all out here it might look like we are bragging! What we can say is that we have you covered, from health and wellbeing, to finance and personal development, there is something there for everyone! If you would like to know more head to our benefits and perks page!

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We are absolutely committed to promoting and increasing diversity across the studio, welcoming applications from all groups who are underrepresented in the games industry and if you don't feel you meet 100% of the criteria, we offer training to upskill our staff.

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