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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Technical Artist Console Games Germany Ref 1814

Overview:
Our client is an independently-owned studio in Southern Germany and all about crafting engaging game experiences. 

The Role
By setting great examples and helping to mentor more junior developers, you will lead the team in planning and implementing solutions to support all aspects of game development.
You will maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines on the project, and work with other Technical Artists in the studio to improve general development practises.
You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience of pushing the technical limits and ensuring the Art team can work efficiently and comfortably. 
 
What will you do?


  • Making of in-house tools using Max, Houdini, substance...
  • Supporting Art and Tech teams as and when needed.
  • Fixing hold-ups in production and pipeline.
  • Improving and researching best content and production practices.
  • Responsible for Technical Art docs.
  • Acting as intermediary between Art and Engine programming teams on a daily basis to facilitate production needs.
  • Reviewing scenes and addressing issues with relevant stake-holders.


What experience do you have?

  • 3+ years of experience as a mid/senior Technical Artist on shipped titles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proactive problem-solving attitude
  • Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows
  • Extensive application scripting experience (e.g. Blueprints, Python, MAXScript, C++ or Javascript)
  • Solid understanding of real-time physically-based materials & rendering (PBR)
  • Passion for games and game development 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4 Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#


BenefitsThis studio offers great work life balance, a great salary package, holidays and a state-of-the-art office.

Application
If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1814.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Overview:
Our client is an independently-owned studio in Southern Germany and all about crafting engaging game experiences. 

The Role
By setting great examples and helping to mentor more junior developers, you will lead the team in planning and implementing solutions to support all aspects of game development.
You will maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines on the project, and work with other Technical Artists in the studio to improve general development practises.
You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience of pushing the technical limits and ensuring the Art team can work efficiently and comfortably. 
 
What will you do?


  • Making of in-house tools using Max, Houdini, substance...
  • Supporting Art and Tech teams as and when needed.
  • Fixing hold-ups in production and pipeline.
  • Improving and researching best content and production practices.
  • Responsible for Technical Art docs.
  • Acting as intermediary between Art and Engine programming teams on a daily basis to facilitate production needs.
  • Reviewing scenes and addressing issues with relevant stake-holders.


What experience do you have?

  • 3+ years of experience as a mid/senior Technical Artist on shipped titles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proactive problem-solving attitude
  • Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows
  • Extensive application scripting experience (e.g. Blueprints, Python, MAXScript, C++ or Javascript)
  • Solid understanding of real-time physically-based materials & rendering (PBR)
  • Passion for games and game development 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4 Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#


BenefitsThis studio offers great work life balance, a great salary package, holidays and a state-of-the-art office.

Application
If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1814.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Lighting Artist AAA RPG Midlands, UK Ref 1827

Our client is an independently-owned studio in the Midlands, involved in the crafting of engaging a AAA RPG experience that garnered numerous awards and nominations world-wide. They now seek to add a talented Lighting Artist to their studio at Senior Level to help deliver their next generation of hits.

What will you do

  • Collaborating closely with Lead Artists and the Art Director to establish and maintain a distinct and coherent artistic style and mood from inception to release
  • Stay in communication with both Design and Technical Art departments to mediate between design objectives and technical constraints, delivering within both quality and performance standards
  • Take ownership of the realisation of engaging, visually impressive levels fit for AAA, maintaining a high degree of quality, efficiency and consistency across your work


What skills will you need

  • 5+ years' experience within the games industry, with at least one released AAA game
  • Confidence in understanding artistic fundamentals such as colour theory and composition, photography and traditional art experience advantageous
  • Technical knowledge in the realisation of lighting within game engines such as Unreal, additional understanding of PBR rendering beneficial
  • Passion for creating high quality games, confident in communicating across all levels and able to receive and provide feedback, with ability to take part in the R&D of techniques and pipeline implementation highly desirable

To be considered, please submit CV's in with portfolio link, citing Ref. 1827 to bonnie@big-planet.biz 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. 

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Senior Animator AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1808

We are working with a world-famous AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Animator to join their team and work on their leading pillar racing titles. This is an ideal opportunity for a motivated Senior Animator to join a very well-established game studio and using their keen eye for detail and knowledge of the game development process, breathe life into the studio's characters, creatures and props.

Who you are

  • Demonstrable experience with facial, motion capture and keyframe animation
  • 3D software packages e.g. Maya, 3DS Max, Motionbuilder...
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing a range of animation styles
  • Appreciation of the human form
  • Animation network creation
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1808.

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


Junior-Principal VFX Artist AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1806

We are working with a fantastic, successful AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for VFX Artists of all levels to join their team. This is a great opportunity for a passionate VFX Artist, ranging from Junior to Principal level, to join a ground-breaking studio during their exciting period of growth. You will be responsible for defining their VFX pipeline and processes and working on a great range of game genres.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating stunning, optimised real-time VFX across multiple titles
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers and coders to meet gameplay requirements
  • Ensuring your VFX is optimised to both test and budget
  • Participating in the creation of new techniques and workflows to improve performance and visual effect quality
  • Building prototypes
  • Technical documentation
  • Content creation from concept to final result

Who you are

  • Previous experience working with real-time VFX in the video games industry
  • Knowledge of real-time VFX principles and authoring tools
  • Skilled in texture painting, colour theory and animation
  • Able to create 3D assets using 3D packages
  • Photoshop and After Effects
  • Appreciation of necessary platform considerations

A bonus...

  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Experience with game engines e.g. UE4, Unity, PopcornFX...
  • Fluid dynamics simulation software e.g. Houdini, FumeFX...
Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading game studio. This studio offers holiday and flexi-time benefits, a relaxed a positive team environment, social staff events and an excellent remuneration package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1806.

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


Texture Artist 12-Month Contract AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1802

We are working with a world-leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK. This studio is seeking a talented and passionate Texture Artist to join their team on a 12-month contract to work on their famous pillar titles. 

The successful Texture Artist will have experience with the technical side of the art and will be able to communicate on a technical level.

As this is a contract role, only candidates from the EU will be considered.

Who you are

  • 1+ released current-gen AAA title under your belt
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing top quality texture and Substance work
  • Technical experience e.g. asset optimisation, shaders, tileable texture creation...
  • Texture creation packages e.g. Substance Designer/Painter
  • PBR rendering and Light Interactions
  • Zbrush/Mudbox
  • Appreciation of current-gen production workflows
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Photogrammetry/Lighting a bonus
  • Implementation and maintenance of material pipeline experience a bonus

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1802.

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


UI Artist Contract Mobile Games South UK Ref 1800

We are working with a leading family-friendly mobile game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a talented UI Artist to join their team. This is an ideal role for a passionate UI Artist to gain some valuable experience in a AAA environment and to develop their skills.

This contract will last for a period of 3-6 months. 

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, designers, producers and coders
  • Creating assets of a high quality in line with the studio's production goals
  • Prototyping multiple concepts
  • Estimating timescales to ensure milestones are delivered

Who you are

  • Previous experience with mobile/console games
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing a variety of UI/UX projects
  • Experience with UI in Unity including the associated tools and animation system
  • Prototype wireframing
  • Iterating and solving usability issues
  • Modern animation processes
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/After Effects/XD/Figma

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 e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1800.

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


UI Artist Console Games South UK Ref 1798

We are working with one of the top independent game studios in the UK who is seeking a talented UI Artist to join their office based in the South of England. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and ambitious cross-platform studio and work on their exciting new project for console.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing the game user interface with top quality artwork
  • Ensuring accuracy and technical usability of your work
  • Able to assimilate your work into a variety of artistic styles
  • Quality checking menus and in-game assets 
  • Making sure your work is annotated clearly for swift handover to other disciplines
  • Supporting your art for transition into the game

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry in a UI Art role
  • Knowledge of art fundamentals and composition UI
  • Appreciation of motion for improved UI
  • Able to work with specific platform requirements
  • Design software e.g. Adobe CS, Flash...
  • UI game tools e.g. NGUI...
  • UI or interactive design as well as UX pipelines and workflow

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment, no crunch and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1798.

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



Lead Lighting Artist AAA Racing Games West Midlands UK Ref 1793

(Remote working possible)

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the West Midlands, UK who is seeking an exceptional Lead Lighting Artist to join their team and work on their highly successful pillar racing titles. You will be given an integral role in guiding the studio vision and creating a beautiful player experience. 


What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the studio vision both technical and artistic
  • Identifying tools and pipelines
  • Defining goals and progression paths for tools
  • Testing internal and external tools

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the video games industry with real-time lighting
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing technical credentials and excellent artistic creativity
  • Adobe Suite
  • 3DS Max
  • Photoshop
  • Generation of grading and Look Up Tables
  • Leadership skills and experience

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance, a collaborative working environment and great social events.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1793.

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

Unity Technical Artist Independent Games Midlands UK Ref 1792

We are working with an award-winning independent multi-platform game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Unity Technical Artist to join their passionate team and work on their family-friendly pillar platform titles. 

What will you be doing?

  • Creating and optimising shaders
  • Providing guidance to the art team on best shader creation practices
  • Using diagnostic and profiling tools to improve and optimise game content
  • Testing and developing new features and visual effects

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry including current gen console hardware
  • Strong Unity experience
  • Knowledge of 3D rendering pipeline
  • Maya
  • Shader programming
  • Content creation software e.g. Zbrish, Photoshop, Allegorithmic Substance Designer/Painter 
  • Python, C# and C++
  • Maya rigging a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable and diverse environment with a small and passionate team, as well as competitive salaries, a fantastic pension scheme and bonuses. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1792.

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

Vehicle Artist AAA Games France Ref 1375

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in France who is looking for a Vehicle Artist to join their art team.

What will you be doing?

  • Turning concept art into functioning interior and exterior artwork
  • Building and implementing textures
  • Task and time management


Who you are

  • Hard surface modelling
  • 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Industrial Design
  • Appreciation of form, mass and volume
  • Shader and physically based rendering experience a bonus
  • Vehicle design a bonus
  • French a bonus


Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a friendly and comfortable environment with a collaborative and diverse team. This studio values their staff and believes in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries and health insurance.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1375.

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

Senior UI Designer – UK South Ref 257

Our client is looking for a Senior UI Designer. Experience within puzzle gaming preferred, but not essential.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of UI, absorbing user created content
  • Design of static and motion graphics from conception to completion 
  • Development through collaboration with the whole creative team
  • Plan and determine your work schedule and communicate that productively


Requirements

  • 5+ years as an Interactive Designer/Visual Designer/Graphic Designer
  • 2+ years in the video games industry
  • User-interface design experience
  • Demonstrability in video, motion and traditional graphics, and artistry through an impressive portfolio
  • Team management
  • Experienced and enthusiastic gamer and designer of browser, console and mobile games
  • Motion graphics a bonus


Benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Permanent position in a studio in a technology hub in striking distance of London and countryside
  • Mentored career advancement
  • Health, leisure and insurance benefits


Application

Please send your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 257.

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

Animator 12-Month Contract AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1782

We are working with an award-winning AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Animator to join their team on a 12-month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Animator skilled in a vareity of animation styles, who is able to create compelling and dynamic animations to work on this studio's world-famous pillar titles.

As this is a contract role, only candidates from the EU will be considered.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating props, creatures and characters suitable for a realistic AAA title
  • Keyframes, motion capture and facial animation
  • Participating in the improvement of animation and art pipelines

Who you are

  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing a range of animation styles
  • 3D software packages e.g. Maya, 3DsMax, Motionbuilder...
  • Appreciation of the human form
  • Animation network creation
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits


We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1782.

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


Outsourcing Art Manager Indie Games France Ref 1775

We are working with a highly successful indie game studio based in France who is looking for an Outsourcing Art Manager to join their team and working on their exciting new simulator game. You will be responsible for the graphic asset management and content for this ambitious project.

What will you be doing?

  • Specifying technical specifications and asset quality criteria
  • Overseeing outsourcing requirements
  • Ensuring the delivered assets are at a high quality
  • Providing outsourcers with valuable qualitative feedback
  • Modification request management
  • Modelling and texture needs
  • Task management

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry
  • Educated to degree level in Project Management or similar
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • French speaking a distinct bonus

Benefits

We value our staff and believe in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1775.

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

Senior Technical Animator VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1772

We are working with an award-winning VR studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who is seeking an exceptional Senior Technical Animator to join their team. This studio prides itself on its unique and ambitious VR games and experiences and is now pushing the boundaries to create a new AAA VR title. 

What will you be doing?

  • Building custom rigs, tools and scripts 
  • Character and animation Blueprints
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of animators, designers, coders and character artists

Who you are

  • Strong experience with rigging and skinning
  • Cinematic pipelines and facial animation
  • ART (using Maya and UE4)
  • Previous experience implementing animation into a game engine
  • Animation both hand keyed and motion captured
  • Animation principles e.g. weight, timing...
  • Experience with and appreciation for VR

Tech Stack

  • Maya (Python and MEL)
  • Unreal Engine 4 
  • C#/C++

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading VR studio at one of the studio's most exciting times periods. This studio offers a healthy work-life balance, flexible working hours, relocation help, a pension scheme and access to VR games and equipment!

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1772.

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

Technical Artist 12 Month Contract AAA Racing Midlands UK Ref 1768

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking to hire a talented Technical Artist to work on their world-famous AAA racing titles. You will ensure art content and the asset pipeline are integrated into the game as well as well as creating internal art processes.

This role is for a 12-month contract so only candidates from the EU will be considered.

Who you are

  • Previous experience working on released console titles
  • Art creation pipelines, process automation and asset exporting
  • Max/Maya
  • Some knowledge of C++/C#
  • Some knowledge of 3D packaging specialising, e.g. plug-ins, scripts...

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1768.

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

In-Game Animator AAA RPG Midlands UK Ref 1762

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for an in-game animator to join their team and work on their super exciting new action RPG title. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top UK studio and work on their new project at early stages of development. You will be responsible for the animation of in-game content including creatures, characters and props. 

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing a deep understanding of body mechanics as well as the fundamentals of animation.

Who you are

  • 1-3 years in the games industry or a relevant field including AAA
  • Experience with interactive storytelling
  • Key-frame and motion capture workflows
  • Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Cinematography and scene staging
  • Previous experience with implementing core gameplay systems and mechanics
  • Performance capture pipelines a bonus

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading game studios on an exciting new title. This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work-life balance and an excellent bonus scheme.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1762.

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

Junior Environment Artist 1 Year Contract AAA Midlands UK Ref 1758

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Junior Environment Artist to join their team on a one-year contract and create realistic immersive environments. 

This is not a graduate role so some previous experience in a relevant position is required. 

Please not that only candidates from the EU will be considered.

Who you are

  • Previous experience in a similar role, can be an internship
  • 3DS Max, Photoshop and Substance
  • PBR techniques and materials
  • Contextual world building
  • Hard surface and texturing
  • Photogrammertry a bonus

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1758.

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

Lead 3D Character Artist Online Games Southern China Ref 872

This world renowned online games studio based in Southern China  are looking for a lead 3d character artist.

What are your responsibilities

  • Design game character art style,
  • Develop character production template and specifications;
  • Be capable of 3D character
  • modelling/sculpting/lighting/compositing/texturing, and etc.,
  • manage a team of character concept artists and 3d artists Max preferred and Photoshop
  • Participate in specific character production; review and guide outsourcing character production;
  • Participate in the character production review process;
  • Control the ultimate game effect of characters by using engine editor;
  • Accumulate and share character production experiences, compile courseware and facilitate new hires, share design experiences.


Who are you?

  • Have strong real passion for video games
  • Pay attention to gaming experience
  • Can cooperate with product developers in improving the overall game experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or above, art related majors, proven and awesome art skills
  • 5+ years’ experiences in 3D character game art production, with lead experience
  • Strong ability of comprehensive analysis and innovation, precisely understand work demands and can accomplish it expertly;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, high dedication to work, good partnership spirit with team members to achieve goals;
  • Master necessary software for this position, strong learning ability, take the initiative to research and apply new technologies to work.


We offer two annual bonuses, medical insurance, transportation reimbursement, housing fund, a great relocation package and much much more. 

To be considered please email me your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz  and include a 3D character art portfolio link with a range of styles including realistic characters.  Please quote reference 872.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and don't discriminate.

Art Director F2P Mobile Games Polish Seaside Ref 1755

Our client, based in Poland on the seaside, excels in developing F2P mobile games to the highest standards. They are seeking to hire an expert Art Director to lead their talented team in the delivery of their next line of successes.

What will you be doing?

  • Leading the various disciplines of concept, 3D, and UI artists, keeping their vision focused
  • It’s as much a hands-on role as management of the timeline and quality of the output
  • Developing the team by hiring, mentoring and liaising with the other studio Directors 

Who you are

  • Many years of Art Direction under your belt
  • Good communicator in English, across all levels
  • Excellence across the art disciplines, including animation, demonstrated in portfolio and showreel with fluency in Maya and Photoshop (or equivalent)
  • A true passion for breaking down video games and building upon them

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading game publishers. This studio offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, fresh fruit and a comfortable, modern working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1755.

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

Lead Concept Artist AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1753

We are working with a leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking to hire an experienced Lead Concept Artist to lead and inspire their concept art team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's top game studios and work on their famous pillar racing titles.

This role is a managerial based role and experience in concept art for AAA racing is essential. You will be taking ownership of the overall design and aesthetic of the game's environments, props, set concepts and keyframes


Who you are
  • 3+ years as a Lead Artist or similar on shipped AAA titles
  • Visual design principles e.g. colour, light...
  • Leadership skills
  • A self-initiating, confident approach to your work
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1753.

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

Environment Artist 12-Month Contract AAA Racing Midlands UK Ref 1752

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking to hire multiple talented Environment Artists. You will be creating beautiful and stunning 3D environments for the studio's world-famous racing titles. 

This role is for a 12-month contract so only candidates from the EU will be considered.

Who you are

  • 1-2 years+ in a similar role
  • 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance
  • PBR techniques and materials
  • Knowledge of contextual world building
  • Texturing and hard surface skills
  • Appreciation of scene composition, organic modelling and terrain sculpting
  • Photogrammertry experience a bonus

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1752.

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

Technical Artist Mobile Games NW England Ref 1750

We are working with a mobile game studio based in the North-West of England who is looking for a Technical Artist to join their team and work on their highly successful hit mobile title.

What will you be doing?

  • Implementing new game features
  • Providing improvements to UI screens, animations and VFX
  • Using code/scripts to implement improvements

Who you are

  • Degree in a field related to Technical Art/possess a strong portfolio demonstrating excellent technical art ability
  • Understanding of game content/asset implementation
  • Knowledge of 3D hierarchical concepts and tree structures
  • Game state flow and logic
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • 3D packages e.g. 3D Max, Maya...
  • Animation concepts

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 e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1750.

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

12-month Contract UI Artist AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1744

We are working with a AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a UI Artist to join their team on a 12 month contract and work on their world-famous racing title.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating top quality UI art
  • Design and implementation of integral aspects of the overall presentation
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers and coders


Who you are

  • Able to demonstrate excellent skills in Graphic Design
  • Knowledge of UI/UX Design
  • Adobe Suite
  • Motion Graphics and Typography
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1744.

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

Texture Artist AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1745

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Texture Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new RPG title. You will be responsible for creating a wide range of materials and textures required for this open world project.

Who you are

  • 1+ shipped AAA game on any current-gen console platform
  • Appreciation of the technical aspects required for current-gen art production
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing texture and Substance work 
  • Photogrammetry
  • PBR rendering and Light Interactions
  • Zbrush/Mudbox
  • Lighting/Photography skills a bonus
  • Knowledge of Photogrammetry Workflows a bonus
  • Material pipeline implementation and maintenance a bonus

Technical requirements

  • Excellent skills in Substance Designer
  • Substance Painter
  • Shaders
  • Asset optimisation
  • Efficient tileable texture creation

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1745.

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


Get in Touch

phone: +44 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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