Lead Artist

Manchester, UK, Full Time. £30k-£50k DOE

Email applications to: careers@cghero.com

As a member of the production team, you will be involved with important decision-making and execution of the entire CG production pipeline / workflows. You will have a collaborative and team mindset, bringing together artists from around the world to deliver cutting-edge CG content for a huge range of clients. You will have a proven track record of delivering complex projects at scale, on sometimes very tight deadlines.

We are a lean team, which will provide you opportunities to present directly to management. Your impact will be felt immediately!


  • Designing and implementing the technical, artistic pipeline and workflow of a production.
  • Designing and implementing tools used in production.
  • Assisting management with budgets and timescales for production.
  • Developing off-the-shelf packaged solutions for common requested CG projects.
  • Assisting our network of Heroes with technical and artistic questions.
  • Designing and supervising the creation of CG imagery.


  • 3+ years of related work experience in a studio environment in a Senior or Lead role.
  • Portfolio of work managed and produced under your supervision with proven track record of delivering project within deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills, inspiring your team to deliver amazing results.
  • Clear communication both to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Get stuck in to solve problems, break log jams and move the project forwards.

Bonus points:

  • Managed remote teams of artists in multiple timezones.
  • Experience building automated workflows.

Interested? Contact us:

CGHero was founded in July, 2016 by lifelong friends and 3D industry professionals, Chris Lawrence and Jonathan Lloyd. Frustrated with existing freelance platforms, they set about creating a better alternative, one with a strong sense of community at it's core and a unique focus on the production of CGI.

Since our launch in July 2016, CGHero has received an amazing reception from artists and customers around the world. The CGHero community now includes hundreds of talented and passionate freelance CG artists. Together, we have helped companies of all sizes to source awe-inspiring CGI for everything from marketing and advertising products and services to assets used in the production of films and games.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at CGHero.