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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Senior 3D Artist PC and Console Game Studio Austria Ref 1488

We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in Austria who is looking for an all round, experienced 3D Artist with good examples of environments, props and characters. 

What will you be doing?

  • Creating top quality 3D assets
  • Building characters, environments, props and vehicles
  • Work documentation and planning
  • Ensuring art work supports and compliments game design and user experience

Who you are

  • 3+ years in the games industry with released titles
  • 3D modelling e.g. Maya...
  • Digital Scultping e.g. Zbrush, Mudbox...
  • Game engine experience
  • Appreciation of colour theory, human/creature anatomy and design theory
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adjacent field experience e.g. 2D art, concept, particles, animation, rigging...a bonus
  • Scrum framework a bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and friendly environment on challenging and interesting projects. This studio offers flexible working hours, holiday pay, a bonus scheme and a competitive salary.

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1488.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

UI Artist Mobile Games Cheshire UK Ref 1484

We are working with an award-winning, family friendly mobile game studio based in Cheshire, UK who is looking for a UI Artist to join their team. You will responsible for ensuring high quality game assets as well as interfaces which are both intuitive and graphically interesting.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring high quality visual UI
  • Keeping the project on track to deliver milestones
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, programmers, producers and creative lead
  • Anticipating problems and reacting pro-actively

Who you are

  • 1-2 years in the games industry
  • UX Design experience in F2P/service based mobile games
  • Demonstrable UI/UX skills including multiple projects
  • Paper concepting
  • Static and animated digital execution of contemporary UI systems
  • Packages such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator After Effects...

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.

Application

Please email your CV as a Word document and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1484.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

Senior Art Producer – AAA Games – Holland Ref 1073

Our client based in Amsterdam boasts critically acclaimed AAA titles and a carefully selected team, comprising some of the most accomplished and talented developers in the Industry. 

They are looking for a Senior Art Producer to nurture a completely new AAA massive multiplayer/RPG project,and oversee the methodologies by which their art content production is planned and executed.

What we need from you

  • You will have inception to post-release experience of at least one project in an art management or art production capacity
  • You have fundamental understanding of art, design and technical issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills letting you bulid strong relationships between teams. You'll be comfortable leading meetings and directing tasks as necessary


You must be flexible, highly motivated and approachable in a role that will see you interact with all development disciplines in pursuit of successful project delivery

Who you are

  • 6+ years in art production management
  • Educated to degree level or higher
  • Exposure to and fluency in a range of project management software packages
  • Ability to identify project risks and logical dependencies, proposing optimal solutions where issues emerge
  • Experience managing outsource engagements
  • Knowledge of art production processes


If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV as a Word document  to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1073

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Art Directors AAA Games China Ref 1468

We are working with a AAA game studio based in multiple locations in China looking for Art Directors to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the lead frontier of video games using cutting-edge technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing a team of artists, including communication with clients and technical aspects
  • AAA, mobile and VR/AR project management
  • Providing improvements to the art production pipeline
  • Ensuring high quality of all deliverables
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Participating in recruitment


Who you are

  • 4+ years as an Artist in the games industry, in a Senior/Lead/Team Leader position
  • 3+ years console games experience
  • 10+ years with various game styles including AAA experience
  • Expert with 3D packages e.g. Maya, 3Ds Max, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance Painter/Designer...to be able to manage a 10 person team
  • Bachelors degree in Arts, Graphic Design or similar
  • Understanding of Unreal Engine
  • Understanding of level art
  • SCRUM and Agile
  • A portfolio containing some realistic artwork
  • Art pipeline optimisation
  • Team management and leadership


Benefits 

This studio offers competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages and great work life balance. You will be given the opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1468.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Environment Artist AAA RPG – Midlands UK Ref 304

Our client is a AAA studio, well-known for delivering high standards of polish with all the titles they release. They are now seeking a Senior Environment Artist to join their talented team and realise their next high profile, AAA RPG project.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure both yours and the department’s 3D assets and environments are the required AAA quality
  • Realistic environment creation in collaboration with the art Leads and managers
  • Exploration of new technologies and practices to incorporate into production


Requirements:

  • 5 years' experience in AAA games production
  • Portfolio illustrating expert levels in environment art Low and High poly modelling
  • Experience and understanding of Physical Based Shaders (PBR), ideally Unreal Engine 4 experience as well
  • Expert at Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Animation experience a bonus


To be considered, submit your CV's in .doc or .docx format, complete with portfolio link to jane@big-planet.biz today.

Lead 3D Artist w Unity Mobile Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1461

We are working with a leading game studio based in the midlands, UK who is looking for a Lead Unity 3D artist to join their brand new mobile studio and work on their exciting forthcoming games.

What will you be doing?

  • Leading the art team and mentoring the junior members
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of product owners, directors, designers and programmers
  • Building visual benchmark assets
  • Managing milestone planning and communicating feedback on a daily basis
  • Providing improvements to the game's visual style and contents by building and discussing the visual material
  • Ensuring consistency within the art team through game asset documentation

Who you are

  • 2+ released titles as a Senior/Lead Artist
  • A varied portfolio demonstrating both causal mobile assets and high end renders
  • Mobile-focused low-polygon model and texture creation
  • 3D packages e.g. Maya, 3DsMax, Modo...
  • Animation, rigging and skinning
  • Lighting, surfaces, shaders and visual effects
  • Experience with Unity game engine for mobile
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unreal UE4 engine a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, holiday and flexi-time benefits and great social staff events.

Application

Please e-mail your CV and 3D art portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1461.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Illustrator/Concept Artist - F2P - Copenhagen Ref 1455

Our client is A Freeto Play studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen.

The studio is lookingto hire an experienced Illustrator/Concept Artist to join the team working onthe creative world of a fast-paced game, do you want to expand your career in achallenging, exciting studio?


In this role

You will:

· Work with the Art Director and amultidisciplinary team on the content of the game, as well as how the game willbe best represented through imagery and marketing art.

· Collaborate with the team using 2D concept artskills for character and environment concepts, making the game unique andexciting for the players.

· Do day to day work will include visually shapingthe existing content for live gameplay

· Assist the production of an unannounced project,using your concept and stylised skills for the character and environment artconcepts


Who you are

· You will be able to provide an impressiveportfolio of previous work showing stylised art 

· Have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience in thegames industry in a 2D role

· Understand how to produce storytelling throughillustration, composition and perspective

· Experience working in a team environment, ableto take on board critical feedback and share ideas of your own to the team

· Be able to work on multiple tasks as well asbeing able to figure out the shifting priority of each task due to demand

· Passion about the creation of games

Pluses

· Concept and Unity 3D experience

· Understanding of graphic design

· Previous, professional experience in splash art


Benefits

· The possibility to work on a game currentlyunder NDA

· Live and work in the scenic, lively capital city


Please send your CV as a word document referencing to jane@big-planet.bizto apply quoting reference 1455!

We are an equal opportunities recruitmentagency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


3D Artist - F2P - Copenhagen Ref 1454

Our client is A Free to Play studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen.

The studio is looking to hire a 3D Artist to join the team, do you want to expand your career in a challenging, exciting studio?


In this role

You will:

  • Work on high quality environment and character art, creating a unique experience for the players
  • Create your own 2D and 3D concepts
  • Work on projects through the full production cycle
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team, learning from feedback and creating your own ideas to improve the game

Who you are

  • Experience creating high quality and stylised work through Zbrush
  • Understand how to work with texture, shade, light and colour concepts
  • Fluent English skills

Pluses

  • 1+ years’ experience in the games industry
  • Worked on animation or 2D illustration
  • Previous experience working with Maya, Unity or creating VFX
  • Shipped titles

Benefits

  • The possibility to work on a game currently under NDA
  • Live and work in the scenic, lively capital city

Please send your CV as a word document referencing to jane@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1454 !

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


UI Artist Games South of England Ref 1000

An exciting new games studio in Guildford is looking for a UI artist with a bold, flamboyant and cartoonish style to work on a variety of multiplatform games.

Typically, you'll be working within one of our studio teams to lead the UI design and UX from the start to the end of a project. As part of the core team crafting games with us, you will need to be able to: 



  • Design original and beautiful user-interfaces

  • Illustrate UI components such as icons and assets

  • Lead the UI design and UX from the start to the end of a project

  • Champion UX, mapping our player journey and information flow

  • Ensure players have the information they need at precisely the right time

  • Contribute to concepts and pitches

  • Troubleshoot live products and designs

  • Work with technical delivery teams to solve technical and logistical issues with UI



  • In addition to those fundamentals, we’d also like to see the following where possible:



    • 2+ years commercial experience in the games industry, working on UI

    • Advanced skills in design software such as Photoshop & Illustrator

    • A strong portfolio of User Interface and Application designs (ideally for mobile or console games)

    • A passion for excellence in interface design and usability

    • In-depth knowledge of UI and UX principles

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Exceptional eye for detail and quality

    • Experience with Unity is (not essential but highly desirable)



    • To be considered, please submit CV's to jane@big-planet.biz citing Ref. 1000 today.

      We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
      Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

Environment Artist – AAA Studio - Holland Ref 1443

Our award-winning AAA client based in the exciting city of Amsterdamis looking for an Environment Artist for a new role that has opened in thisnext generation, console studio.


In this role


You will


· Work on the designand integration, as well as hard surface modeling of foundational assets

· Develop assets usedin the environments that are being created

· Environmental set designand dressing, working in custom building

· Review the work youhave designed, reworking and problem-solving areas to meet the high quality ofdesign for the project, able to give and receive constructive feedback

· Fix bugs,performance and optimisation


Who you are


· Yourportfolio shows an impressive range of environments and nature design, yourskills show how you understand how colour, composition and lighting work in thesurrounding environment

· Knowledgeand previous experience working on a game project through the full developmentcycle

· Able towork in an agile, collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team

· Experienceusing Maya, Zbrush or Photoshop and industry standard game editors

· Gamemodelling skills that you can design and produce to meet deadlines


Benefits


· Sociable,regular events for employees

· Trainingopportunities

· Holidayallowance and pension scheme

· Commutingand relocation allowances

· Discountsand bonuses


Please send your CV as a word document referencing to jane@big-planet.bizto apply quoting reference 1443!

We are an equal opportunities recruitmentagency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Vegetation Artist – AAA Studio - The Netherlands Ref 1442

Our award-winning AAA client based in The Netherlands islooking for an Vegetation Artist for a new role that has opened in this nextgeneration studio.


In this role

You will

· Workalongside a team creating vegetation assets that will be used within the game

· Optimisethe content of the game and the performance requirements

· Fix avariety of bugs to improve gameplay and the quality of the game design

· Collaboratewith the development team, working on the design and narrative requirements forthe game project

· Planand analyse for the creation of assets by collecting references for the differentareas of design


Who you are

· Previousexperience working on at least two full development cycle for a game project

· Experienceusing Maya, Zbrush or Photoshop and industry standard game editors

· Gamemodelling skills, clean and dynamic model designs that can be produced to meetdeadlines

· Understandingof nature and the outdoor environment that is reflected in your artwork

· Knowledgeof shader coding or creation would be a plus

· Able towork in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team

· Youhave an impressive nature and vegetation portfolio that shows your artisticdesign skills, understand how to work with colour, light and composition withinthe design


Benefits

· Sociable,regular events

· Pensionscheme

· Commutingand Relocation allowances

· Discountsand bonuses


Please send your CV as a word document referencing tojane@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1442!


We are an equal opportunities recruitmentagency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Senior Technical Animator - Leading Mobile Studio - London Ref 1016

World leading mobile studio - London - Senior Tech Artist


World leading mobile studio, focused on building and operating live games are looking for a skilled technical artist with AAA experience and an exceptional portfolio. 

Responsibilities include:


  • Support the art team to help achieve the desired art target in-game while also maintaining high technical standards and game performance.

  • Build art tools and automation processes to improve efficiency of the studio’s art pipeline

  • Propose, articulate and coordinate solutions working in cross-discipline teams

  • Strong communication across disciplines as well as good organisation and time management.

  • Performing asset benchmarking and profiling tests and game optimisation

  • Assist in defining and documenting art budgets, standards and guidelines

  • Assisting with a mix of asset rigging, shader programming, animation and in-game lighting

  • Participate in R&D of new techniques and incorporate into the art / production pipeline

  • Requirements:


    • At least 2 years of experience within the AAA games industry, with at least 1 shipped title

    • An excellent portfolio

    • 3D and 2D art skills

    • Knowledge of art pipelines and process automation plus familiarity with industry standard art software packages e.g. Photoshop and Maya

    • Experience creating procedural and parametric animations

    • Strong Unity experience

    • Experience scripting in Python and C# (Unity Editor Scripting)

    • A passion for playing and making games

    •  If you think you could join us please send a CV to jane@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1016We are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead VFX Artist – AAA Midlands, UK Ref 287

Our client is an independent game development studio. They excel with award-winning titles by some of the most experienced and talented developers in the UK. Currently working on an unannounced project, they are looking for an experienced VFX Artist who excels in realistic dramatic effects.

Responsibilities

Determine and drive the visual feel of projects
Manage and mentor the art and effects teams for the creation of dramatic, realistic effects
Collaborate with all the teams and set project workflows to deliver within game parameters 

Requirements

Prowess in a large range of disciplines, including particle systems, shaders, animation, ribbons and VFX, demonstrated in both portfolio and showreels
At least 2 released titles in a realistic cinematic style as senior
Demonstrable skills in: team management, 3DS Max, Maya, and XSI 

We Offer

Permanent key position in an internationally renowned studio
Opportunities to palpably contribute to a series of highly successful titles
Competitive salary and career advancement path 

Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to jane@big-planet.biz quoting ref 287

UX Designer - France Ref 1410

Our client, an award-winning studio based in France is looking for a UX Designer to join their successful team and to work on the next generation of games. Are you looking to advance your career and work in a world leading studio?  

In this role You will:


  • Work alongside the Design team on a game that is currently in development and be responsible for the user experience design

  • Collaborating with a UI designer on Interface and interactions

  • Assess daily and weekly workflows and milestones

  • Adobe tools or similar software to produce design ideas and blueprints

  • Ensure ease of use and accessibility in the user’s experience, concentrating on control and flow

  • Be proactive to ensure the project remains on schedule


  • Who you are

    • Great communicator with excellent English, French language skills is a bonus

    • Team player

    • Cognitive psychology and autonomy and decision-making process essential for the role


    • Benefits

      • Incentive policies

      • Free Health Insurance

      • Transport subsidy of 50% for public transport users

      • Profit and bonus schemes

      • Relocation assistance


      • Please send your CV as a word document referencing to jane@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1410 !

        We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant. 

UX Designer Game Publisher South England Ref 1383

We are working with a cross platform game studio who is looking for a UX Designer to join their team.

What will you be doing?



  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Designers, Product Managers, Art Leads and Play Testers

  • Designing interfaces

  • Illustrating UI components

  • Ensuring necessary and adequate information is provided to the player base

  • Troubleshooting live products

  • UX competitor research and evaluations

  • Building conceptual UX ideas

  • Visualising UX solutions using sketches and storyboards

  • User testing to consolidate ideas



  • Who you are



    • Design software e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator

    • User Interface and Application design experience (mobile or console games a bonus)

    • UI and UX knowledge

    • User experience project creation

    • Wireframing tool knowledge

    • Prototyping tools

    • Appreciation of visual santax e.g. colour, shape, motion...



    • Benefits 

      You will be given the opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios to create a product you can be genuinely proud of. This studio offers social events, pub trips, a competitive salary and a good pension scheme.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1383.

      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Animator Games Germany Ref 1137

Are you a senior animator looking to work on a AAA open world title?

This independent PC and console game studio based in western Germany is looking for a Senior Animator to join their team and work on all aspects of animation.

What will you be doing?


  • Building 3D character and creature animations

  • Using Unreal 4 to set animation graphs

  • Rigging and skinning

  • Editing motion capture data

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, concept artists and character modelers

  • Who you are

    • 2+ released titles as an animator

    • 5+ years in the gaming industry

    • Character movement

    • Action game animation e.g. combat actions timing

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • Analytical skills

    • Unreal 4 Engine a bonus

    • 3DS Max/Motion builder a bonus

    • Benefits This studio offers flexible working hours with on the job training, and a great relocation package with private medical and pension scheme.

      Application Please email me your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1137.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint. 

Senior Houdini Technical Artist AAA Games Studio Home Counties UK Ref 1224

Are you a Senior Technical Artist with experience with Houdini? Are you interested in working with a successful multi-award winning studio?

This leading independent AAA games studio and media company is looking for a Senior Houdini Technical Artist to join their team and work on their upcoming projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating between all disciplines to resolve issues and improve game quality
  • Presenting latest workflows
  • Identifying optimal workflows
  • Prototyping, developing and improving art pipelines


Who you are

  • Experience as a Technical Artist at a Senior or Lead level
  • Houdini skills
  • Tasks and scripting automation
  • Photogrammetry pipelines
  • Optimal workflow identification
  • Problem-solving oriented


Benefits

This studio offers a creative environment, competitive pay, full corporate benefits and job satisfaction. 

Application
Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1224.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

    Lead Animator - Leading 3rd Party Studio - Paris Ref 1040

    Lead Animator – Expert 3rd Party Studio - Paris 

    Successful Paris based third party studio, with a strong record of sports titles, quirky platformers and expansive fantasy RPGs are looking for a Lead Animator to head up the team.  The Lead Animator will have a broad expertise in characters, props and illustrate remarkable attention to detail in their work. 

    You will have: 



    • At least one published title covering the full life cycle of a game

    • At least 5 years experience in games animation

    • 3DMax or Maya

    • Knowledge of using at least one engine such as Unreal, Unity, Cry Engine…

    • Cross platform experience including mobile and console

    • Key frame and / or Mocap skills



    •  It would be a bonus if you could speak French but not essential. 

      We offer: 



      • A good work life balance

      • Excellent benefits

      • Highly competitive salary



      • Please submit a comprehensive animation showreel with your CV (ideally in Word format) to jane@big-planet.biz quoting job number 1040

    Lead Lighting Artist Game Studio - Racing Midlands UK Ref 1237

    This award-winning AAA games studio based in Leamington Spa, UK is looking for a Lighting Artist to join their team and work on their pillar racing titles.

    What will you be doing?


    • Driving lighting technology, processes and pipeline

    • Delivering lighting across all game aspects

    • Identifying risks and opportunities


    • Who you are


      • Lighting pipelines and art techniques

      • Team leadership

      • High quality lighting look-development

      • AAA lighting pipeline experience

      • Physically based game rendering

      • Lighting and colour theory

      • Off-line 3D rendering

      • Digital photography

      • 3DSMax

      • Animated VFX a bonus

      • Interpersonal and communication skills


      • Benefits This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

        Application Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1237.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

    Senior Animator – UK Midlands - Games Ref 445

    Our client is looking for an experienced animator with a broad range of skills and expertise in realistic animation, preferably with experience in AAA game titles. 

    Responsibilities
    Animation in both MoCap and KeyFrame for realistic characters, creatures and assets
    Design and implement animation mechanics
    Collaborate to optimise art/animation pipeline
    Liaise between art/animation and technical teams 

    Requirements
    At least 4 years relevant experience, with some in AAA games
    Confident utilising Maya, 3DS Max and Motionbuilder
    Good communicator, comfortable with technical vernacular
    Experience of creating animation networks
    Portfolio / showreel demonstrating a diverse range of animation styles and a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy 

    We Offer
    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio
    Opportunities to palpably contribute to a highly successful title
    Competitive salary and career advancement path 

    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format, showreel and portfolio links to Jane Slater Art & Animation Consultant reference 445 to jane@big-planet.biz

    Senior VFX Artist - World leading VR Studio - Amsterdam Ref 1038

    One of the world's largest VR and AR developers, based in the heart of Amsterdam is looking for an all round VFX Artist to create amazing real-time visual effects, using both existing and innovative techniques. The ideal candidate is a one-man VFX army, able to do all aspects of the art (shader effects, animations, particle systems, precomputed simulations etc).  Join a talented team in one of the worlds most exciting cities.

    WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:


    • A natural artistic talent for timing and animation;

    •  Strong technical insight; from content creation to getting it to run in a game;

    •  Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 shaders, blueprint, particle systems, etc.;

    • Modeling and texturing abilities;

    • Strong knowledge of pixel and vertex shaders;

    • Experience with Houdini essential



    • ITS A BONUS IF YOU HAVE:



      • Substance Painter & Designer experience

      • Knowledge of MEL and Python

      • Programming skills in C++ and/or C#

      •  Understanding of CGFX and/or HLSL shader languages.



      • ABOUT YOU:



        • You have a passion for creating real-time rendered visual effects and are constantly looking to improve existing techniques;

        • You have an interest in both technical systems and aesthetics, and how they influence each other;

        • Your background is in games or related fields, with several years of experience.



        • This company offers good benefits and a healthy work/life balance.If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV, (ideally in Word format) plus portfolio/show reel to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1038

    Senior Animator Maya AAA Games Warwick Ref 1245

    Are you a skilled animator? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working with a successful multi-award winning studio? 

    This AAA games studio based in Warwick, UK, is looking for a Senior Producer to join their team and work on their exciting new project.

    What will you be doing?


    • Creating high quality animations adhering to the project style

    • Ensuring work is completed on schedule

    • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, designers and coders to ensure the animation is progressing in line with the project requirements

    • Building on your own technical knowledge

    • Who you are

      • 2+ years game animation

      • Maya

      • Animation skills including application of weight, timing, pace, poses, storytelling...

      • Appreciation of how animation and design work in synchronization

      • Motion capture data

      • Interpersonal and communication skills

      • Problem-solving skills

      • Degree in a relevant field a bonus

      • Benefits This studio offers a creative environment, competitive pay, full corporate benefits and job satisfaction. 

        Application Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1245.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant. 

    Lead 3D Artist - Mobile Studio - Midlands Ref 1418

    Lead 3D Artist –Mobile Studio -  Midlands UK

    This midlands-based studio is looking for a talented 3D Lead Artist to overlook and review all art assets produced for their fun filled mobile games. You will enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team environment and supervise the team of artists. Your role will be crucial in the feel and success of any game, so a passion for your position is essential. 

    You will have:



    • A passion for games, mainly mobile!

    • An outstanding, polished and varied portfolio

    • Strong Unity 3D skills

    • A good understanding of what makes a game appealing to different audiences Be able to inspire artists to make the highest quality product possible

    • Ensure quality, consistency and compliance of the graphic production throughout the whole process of production

    • Be able to provide creative feedback and communicate professionally to others

    • Have an extensive knowledge of iOS Interfaces and requirements

    • Be able to make tough decisions that affect the game’s final look and feel



    • Benefits Include:



      • Flexible working hours

      • Free Breakfast, drinks and snacks

      • Regular team activities and events

      • Competitive Salary



      • To apply to this job please forward CV’s with your portfolio links to Jane Slater, Art & Animation Consultant - jane@big-planet.biz quoting job ref:1418

    Art Manager - Yorkshire Ref 1417

    Our client, a leading cross-platform, AAA game studio based in Yorkshire is looking to hire for a new Art Producer, are you looking to advance your career mentoring a team in a world-famous game studio?  You will be a rounded manager, able to apply the correct balance to process and the development of staff to improve their wellbeing and performance.  


    What will you be doing


    • Responsible for the scheduling of Art and Animation

    • Managing the production of Art and Animation for a AAA title

    • Overseeing the structure and development of the team

    • Communicate with the team leads to develop art planning processes

    • Work closely with the director on issues regarding Art and Animation

    • Advising on the 'make or buy' production decisions for Character and Environment Art


    • Who you are

      • Art Lead experience, worked on the project development through the complete life cycle

      • Able to lead and organise a team to work effectively on the projects

      • Skilled in scheduling, outsourcing and budgeting 

      • Knowledge of the art processes and engine technology

      • Good communication and negotiation skills


      • Benefits

        • Holiday and flexi-time benefits

        • Relaxed and positive team environment

        • Social staff events

        • Working for a well-known studio on a variety of projects

        • Excellent renumeration package


        • Applications

          Please send your CV and portfolio link to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1417.  

          We are an equal opps recruitment agency. We value diversity and don’t discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

    2D Artist Cross Platform Studio SE England Ref 1012

    We are multiplatform studio looking for a 2d artist to work on our latest games. You will collaborate daily with other artists and developers and be responsible for crafting a wide variety of digital artwork, ranging from environment and character art, logos and UI elements from concept to final implementation. This is an excellent position for an experienced 2D Artist in the games industry.  A part of the skillset needed is texturing.

    Who you are



    • All round perfection in design and digital illustration.

    • Digital painting

    • An ability to generate quick concepts and realize ideas.

    • Have a very creative and imaginative mind-set

    • Eye for composition and colour.

    • Possess a beautiful and up to date 2D art portfolio.

    • Examples of self-initiated projects.

    • An understanding of multi-platform development.

    • Ability to follow existing styles and brand guidelines.

    • Technical Skills

      • Adobe creative cloud

      • Illustrator

      • Photoshop

      • Substance Painter and Designer

      • Games UI experience a plus

      • Texturing

      • Strong drawing skills

      • 2+ years games industry experience after education



      • What we offer? Want to work on a pillar title and make your mark in the games industry and receive mentoring and training from top artists? Sounds like your dream job? Then please apply to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1012 including a link to your 2d art portfolio with examples of texturing.

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate! We are GDPR compliant.


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