Team lead Asset Creation (f/m/d)

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astragon Entertainment is one of the leading independent German games publishers. The focus of the diverse product portfolio of our company lies on high-quality technical simulation games such as Construction Simulator, or Bus Simulator, but also many other exciting games such as Police Simulator: Patrol Officers or the space strategy game Drone Swarm. The distribution of high-quality licensed and distribution products such as Farming Simulator, Transport Fever 2 and SnowRunner complete our attractive product range. astragon games are available world-wide on many different platforms such as consoles, smartphones, tablets, and PC.

A united and strong team – also when working from home: Despite challenging times like these, we are looking for a Team lead Asset Creation to support our team in Düsseldorf/Germany. You can look forward to a flexible home office solution with digital training in your fields of activity without any restrictions by Covid-19 inhibiting your onboarding. Contact-reducing security measures in our office located in the heart of Düsseldorf additionally ensure the safety of all employees during the times they may be required to be on site.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible to steer Asset Creation team and to ensure that assets are executed effectively
  • Oversees and directs the creation of graphic and video production
  • Review and manage all stages of asset creation from briefing to final approval
  • Allocate briefings efficiently based on people and resources
  • Lead and mentor asset team on a day-to-day basis to ensure a high level of quality
  • Empower the team with continuous coaching, development and ongoing motivation
  • Close collaboration with marketing, social media, and product management departments
  • Provide regular updates as well as communicate the deliverables to various stakeholders

Core Competencies

  • At least 6-8 years of professional experience in the field of video and/or graphic creation
  • Proven experience as a team manager of direct reports within a creative environment
  • Deep understanding and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with standard project management tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, MS Office)
  • Familiar with game engines and previous experience in the game industry is desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and German
  • Willingness to pro-actively pursue important topics and assume ownership as a great team player
  • Good problem solving, administrative and interpersonal skills are a must

What we can offer:

  • Hybrid work environment
  • An inspiring working environment within a driven, young team as well as dynamic career opportunities
  • Great benefits like bonus entitlement, employer-funded pension, and flexible working hours
  • City centre location with a great public transport link as well as the option of free parking
  • Free soft-drinks, coffee and tea and fresh fruits

Does this sound like you? If your answer is yes, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch and send your CV and cover letter

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