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Lead Artist / Game Visual Director

lowiro Tokyo | Remote
EN: none
JP: business
7 - 12 Million JPY
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for a lead artist to be tasked with overall visual direction of mobile games as well as helping to direct all visual facets: in-game art graphic/UI design and promotional materials.


You will also be tasked with production of character illustrations and visual assets for game projects as well as guiding and directing changes to other illustrations and designs in order to form a consistent visual direction across a game

You will work closely with the development team in communicating visual requirements and eliciting specifications for visual assets.


  • Experience in digital illustration (5+ years personal and 2+ years professional)
  • Experience in working as part of a team on projects requiring high visual-fidelity and communicating design/visual directions
  • Firm understanding of colors, lighting, rendering and anatomy as well as character design, with ability to illustrate in a style suited to lowiro games.
  • Knowledge and understanding of modern Japanese animation and illustration stylization

Favorable Skills

  • Skill in background/ world illustration for environmental design.
  • Experience in production of concept character & environment art
  • Knowledge of the Japanese language

About the Company 

Founded with a single goal to create unforgettable story-driven games, lowiro brings together skills from all over the world to craft what we are truly passionate about.

We strive for perfection and to push the boundaries of established formats, focusing on creating the experiences we personally want to create and making them available to the entire world.

Annual Salary

7 - 12 Million JPY
* For Tokyo location.
* For London location, salary will be adjusted.


Alongside your base pay, you will also be eligible for an annual bonus as well as:

  • Flexible work hours
  • A casual and friendly atmosphere amongst those with a passion for working on games
  • The ability to work remotely when necessary
  • The ability to work from London or Tokyo offices for part of the working year, at your discretion


Preferred: UK (London) or Japan (Tokyo)

International remote will be considered based on qualification.


Please apply by sending the following:

  • Cover Letter (link)
  • Resume (link)
  • Digital Illustration portfolio (link)

* Please note that applications not including a cover letter will not be reviewed