Lead Artist (M/F/NB)

Studio Camelia
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October 11, 2023
Full Time
CET +/- 6 hours
Up to €2500 gross

As part of the development of a stylized-3D turn-based J-RPG for consoles and PC, we are looking for a Lead Artist for a permanent contract (CDI) or freelance position to join our team.


Your main responsibilities will include :

  • Enhancing our artistic direction in collaboration with the Creative Director and the Art team
  • Contributing to the production of assets based on your core expertise
  • Defining production processes and milestones for the Art team
  • Managing all or part of the Art team based on your profile
  • Contributing to the improvement of production processes
  • Participating in collective discussions to enhance game quality
  • Engaging in artistic and technical research


Candidate profile :

  • You are a compassionate individual and can work in an organized and independent manner, within a team, with respect and attentive listening to others
  • You have a versatile artistic approach, having experience in various competency areas (3D, 2D, animation, UI)
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in artistic roles within the video game industry
  • You have some knowledge of stylized PBR (Physically Based Rendering)
  • You seek an experience where you can demonstrate leadership
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge and encouraging the development of your team
  • You have previous experience working on a Unity project in a professional setting
  • You are comfortable with 100% remote work. We consider the possibility of on-site work for those who prefer it in the future
  • You have a good level of spoken and written English. A minimum knowledge of French is required, or at least a willingness to learn it.
  • You are located in a time zone that is within approximately +/- 6 hours of France.


Ideally :

  • You have a good understanding of J-RPGs


Additional information :

  • Position available for a permanent contract (CDI) as soon as possible - We will also consider freelance applications.
  • 35 hours per week - flexible hours with a central core from 10 : 00 AM to 4 : 00 PM (with a lunch break, of course) - no crunch time.
  • Negotiable remuneration, up to euros 2500 gross, depending on your location and experience. The salary will be subject to review based on the success of our next milestone planned for August 2024 at the latest, and your performance.
  • For permanent contracts in France, good health insurance - paid 50% by the company.


To apply :

Please send us your CV, a note specifying your availability to start the contract, and your portfolio. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

To: Responsable du recrutement

Studio Camelia

Headquartered in Montpellier, France, Camelia is a video game development studio founded in 2021 out of a love for J-RPGs. We want to bring modernity to the genre through themes, gameplay and worlds – for experienced and new players alike.

We are driven by progressive values of empathy and kindness with an emphasis on showing how great games can be made in a sustainable way.


Our Values

  • Player Centric. Always put the player’s joy at the heart of our decisions.
  • Kindness. Treat people with respect, empathy and fairness.
  • Diversity. Be a reflection of society in both our team composition and our games.
  • Team Spirit. Do what is good for the project and the team.
Featured Game

SEED (working title) is our first project, currently in development for PC and consoles. A modern turn-based RPG set in a mediterranean fantasy world, the game carries a strong message about Sharing as a vector for Peace. We can’t wait to show you more!


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