Production Design Assistant

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: ART1905003

Supermassive Games are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Production Design Assistant to play a key role in the studio.

The primary role of this position is to aid the Production Designer in providing high-quality reference material for the rest of the art team.


  • Educated with a Degree in Art, with an interest in film and games
  • A portfolio of work which demonstrates a good understanding of your area of expertise
  • Proven ability to research and produce reference material on a specific subject or location e.g. architecture, materials, history, clothing
  • Understanding of key art principles such as graphics, composition, colour and tone
  • Experience producing and editing video sequences would be an advantage

Key Skills and Responsibilities

The main and routine tasks of this position are:

  • Creating high-quality reference packs, style guides and videos in conjunction with the Production Designer which clarify and communicate the vision of the Game Director to the art team
  • Taking rough concept artwork and providing higher detail reference material for internal and external artists to work from
  • Gathering and organising reference materials in a diligent and methodical manner
  • Communicating well with other artists on the team to ensure they have all the information they require to produce high-quality assets for the game

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Excellent 2D art skills
  • Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Experience using Adobe Premier or other video editing package an advantage
  • Experience using Maya/Sketchup or other 3D package an advantage

The candidate should have

  • A drive to constantly push art quality and try out new ideas.
  • A highly positive and proactive work ethic.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

To enjoy working at Supermassive you also need to be:

  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Obsessed with quality
  • Team focussed
  • Creative and innovative

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