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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Technical Animator AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 1975

This AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Technical Animator to join their animation team.

What will you be doing?

    • Producing animation solutions and rigging/animation pipelines


    • Animation workflow development


    • Show a good understanding of animation principles and processes.


    • A good communicator and at ease with working in a team.


Who you are

    • Rigging and deformation in Maya & 3DS Max


    • Python & Maxscript


    • Animation networks


    • Runtime IK solutions


    • AAA animation rigs and rigging tools development


    • C++ plugin development a bonus


Benefits

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


Do you think this role is for you? Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1975.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Lead Character Artist AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 1968

Lead Character Artist -   AAA Studio Midlands UK

We are working with a well-known family friendly AAA game studio based in the Midlands UK, who is looking for an exceptional Lead Character Artist to oversee the art team, working in conjunction with the Art Director and Art Manager.  

What will you be doing?

· Be responsible for the oversight of production of excellent quality high polygon models

· Supervision of the Transfer of high poly models to low in game meshes

· Overseeing the creation of high quality in-game assets

· Assistance with Troubleshooting character art issues from a creative and technical standpoint

· Liaise with the concept team by highlighting and providing solutions to any design problems before the modelling stage

· Setting standards for the art team in conjunction with the Art Director.

Who you are

• You are familiar with the industry standard software packages such as3DSMax or Maya,

· You have extensive experience with Mudbox or ZBrush

· An above average knowledge of human anatomy

· A good understanding on best practices to suit animation and engine requirements

· Good understanding of current generation production workflows in relation to character art production.

· A strong portfolio demonstrating your in-game character art work to very high standards.

· At least 1 “AAA” title developed as a Lead from Concept to Final release .

• Excellent time management

• Detail oriented

• Adaptable and able to work well under pressure

Benefits

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

Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1968.

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


Art Director 2D Action Platformer France Ref 1961

Our client is an independent studio based in France, internationally acclaimed across console and PC platforms. They are looking for an Art Director that can drive their talent to their next generation of successes.  You will be in charge of a current title as well as other projects including the creation of our own IP.  If you have experience creating pixel/vector graphics and sprites we'd like to hear from you.

What you will do

  • Manage Senior and Junior members of the Art department to maintain artistic vision, morale and deliverables
  • Identify and mentor emerging talent, taking an active role in expansion as well as personnel career plans
  • Lead by example, instilling best practices across the studio and driving innovation


Who you are

  • 10+ years' experience within the games industry, with at least one shipped title as Art Director and at least one other as Lead Artist
  • Full art production lifecycle experience, managing a team through at least 2 full production cycles
  • An understanding of workflows from Pixel art to 3D packages as well as strong in UI/UX
  • Experience in console  platforms
  • Methodical, great organisation and time management skill personally and inter-personally
  • Demonstrable prowess leading teams internally and with external partners
  • Passionate for game development, keyed-in on trends and an inspiring communicator across all levels 

Benefits

No crunch, great worklife balance, city centre location and competitive pay.

To be considered, please submit CV's complete with portfolio link to ash@big-planet.biz citing reference 1961 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.

Lead Animator – Gaming – Baltic Region Ref 1963


We are working with a leading gambling slots studio based inthe Baltic regions who is looking for a Lead Animator to join their team andhelp to deliver their outstanding gaming experiences.

What will you be doing?

· Produce character animations, backgrounds and FX

· In charge of 2D animations company wide

· Liaise with team members on standards and best practice

· Deliver on time and on budget

· Stay up to date with industry trends

Who you are?

· Great and relevant portfolio

· Inside out knowledge of 2D animation

· Problem solver

· Attention to detail

· Graphic Design skills

· Accomplished Manager

Skills?

· Adobe Suite

· Spine and Animate (Flash)

· Photoshop

· After Effects

Good rates of pay, relocation package and bonus scheme

CV to cvs@big-planet.bizto apply quoting ref 1963.


We are an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Lead Animator – AAA Studio – Scotland Ref 1962

Successful Scottish studio, with a strong record of sci-fi,horror and story driven masterpieces are looking for a Lead Animator to head upthe team.  The Lead Animator will have abroad expertise in characters, props and illustrate remarkable attention todetail in their work.


You will have:


· At least one published title covering the fulllife cycle of a game

· At least 5 years experience in games animation

· 3DMax or Maya

· Knowledge of using at least one engine such asUnreal, Unity, Cry Engine…

· Cross platform experience including mobile andconsole

· Key frame and / or Mocap skills


We offer:

· A good work life balance

· Excellent benefits & bonus scheme

· Highly competitive salary for Scotland


CV to cvs@big-planet.biz to apply quoting ref 1962.


We are an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Senior Technical Artist - World Class AAA Studio Ref 1960

Our client is a major AAA studio working on a world famous fantasy RPG franchise. They are looking for a Senior Technical Artist with experience in AAA current gen console games. 


Responsibilities



  • Liaise between art and tech teams for day-to-day support

  • Resolve snags, maintain and propose optimization developments

  • Develop tools & scripts, iterate and archive documentation

  • Propose and deliver goals and monitor implementation

  • Continually absorb emergent trends and technical developments

  • Pass on training, and mentor the teams 



  • Requirements

    At least 2 shipped titles for consoles, can do attitude and happy to work onsite post Covid.

    Experienced utilising/working in:



    • Shader creation and PBR material workflow

    • Houdini

    • Max/Maya scripting

    • Creation pipelines

    • Game engines and toolsets

    • Profiling tools for performance reviews and optimisations




    • Benefits

      This studio offers a very competitive salary, private healthcare, world beating bonus scheme and free breakfast, (bacon and eggs and that).

      Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1960

Technical Artist AAA Racing Games Warwickshire UK Ref 1950

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in Warwickshire, UK who are looking for a motivated Technical Artist to join their team and work on their pillar racing titles. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills as a Technical Artist while working alongside one of the industry's top racing studios.

What will you be doing?

  • Supporting and improving art pipelines and workflows
  • Acting as a key link between the art and coding teams
  • Participating in content pipelines
  • Building tools
  • Identifying anomalies and offering solutions
  • Offering your knowledge of technical implementation 

Who you are

  • 1+ years in the games industry OR relevant educational/professional training
  • Game engines e.g. Unreal, Unity...
  • Tool creation
  • Scripting languages

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 a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1950.

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

Lead Technical Artist AAA Racing Games Warwickshire UK Ref 1949

We are working with a highly successful, award-winning AAA game studio based in Warwickshire, UK who are seeking an exceptional Lead Technical Artist to join their team and work on their pillar racing titles. You will be the prime link between artists and coders, enabling the talented teams to produce fantastically stunning visuals.

The successful candidate will have an analytical mindset in order to translate artistic concepts into reality, as well as the ability to break down complex techniques to communicate effectively across the team.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating needs of the art team so practical and programmable solutions can be attained
  • Incorporating new techniques into art and graphics
  • Defining optimisation processes and content pipelines
  • Offering improvements to asset visual and technical quality
  • Building tools
  • Identifying anomalies and suggesting solutions
  • Managing the Technical Art team
  • Improving the reliability of the project Tool set

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry as a Senior/Principal Technical Artist
  • 2+ released console/PC titles under your belt
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Current gen experience
  • Game engines e.g. Unreal, Unity...
  • PBR techniques 
  • Programming languages e.g. MaxScript, C#, HLSL...
  • 3DS Max SDK/MaxScript/PyMxs
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • 3DS Max and Photoshop

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 a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1949.

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

Senior Environment Artist Game Studio South France Ref 1948

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who is looking for a talented Senior Environment Artist to join their team and work on their hit action RPG title for PC. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to apply their passion and knowledge for the RPG genre and develop their skills in a collaborative environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating high quality content
  • Developing and maintaining top quality game environments
  • Delivering work in-line with production schedules
  • Accepting and providing feedback
  • Prioritising competing demands
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team


Who you are

  • 5+ years' experience as an Environment Artist
  • RPG/Action RPG/Fantasy game experience
  • A strong portfolio of work to demonstrate a high amount of attention to artistic and technical detail
  • Expert knowledge in industry standard tools such as 3ds Max, ZBrush & Photoshop
  • A positive attitude with a pro-active approach and a high degree of self-motivation and initiative

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1948.

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

Lead Cinematic Artist AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1944

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking an exceptionally talented Lead Cinematic Artist to join their team and work on their highly anticipated action RPG title. You will be given the opportunity to drive forward the stylistic vision of the project while leading and inspiring the cinematic team.

What will you be doing?

  • Setting clear and achievable goals
  • Taking ownership of the cinematic direction
  • Working in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team of Artists, Coders, Writers and Designers
  • Liaising with Marketing Team
  • Setting the benchmark to ensure consistency of tone and style is depicted across all cinematic content

Who you are

  • Significant experience in game and/or multimedia projects in a similar role
  • A strong eye for visual vocabulary and cinematic language
  • Knowledge of the cinematic pipeline throughout development
  • 3D software e.g. 3DS Max, Motionbuilder, Maya...
  • Cinematic principles and storytelling techniques
  • Editorial experience
  • Leadership skills

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1944.

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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1762.

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

VFX Artist F2P Game Studio Copenhagen Ref 1943

We are working with a F2P game studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen. The studio is looking to hire a VFX Artist to join their team and work on the creative world of a fast-paced game for PC and console.

What will you be doing?

  • Real-time in-game visual effects
  • Developing and defining the aesthetic style as per the studio vision
  • Building on existing VFX content
  • Pipeline production
  • Ensuring VFX is optimised and performing as intended

Who you are

  • 3+ years as a VFX Artist
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing off your stylised VFX
  • Unity 3D VFX
  • Ability to optimise VFX for low performance targets

A bonus...

  • Mobile VFX
  • Experience working as a VFX Artist on a top-down title
  • C#

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on an exciting new title currently under NDA. This studio is based in a beautiful, scenic and lively capital city.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1943.

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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1745.

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

Senior Technical Artist Game Development Studio South UK Ref 1938

We are working with a proudly independent game studio based in the South of England who is seeking an exceptional Senior Technical Artist to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming next gen projects. This is a fantsatic opportunity to join a diverse and motivated studio and help drive forward a unique AAA experience. 

What will you be doing?

  • Developing road maps and tools
  • Optimisation of content for memory and performance
  • Identifying potential risks
  • Developing art production processes
  • Participating in best working practice decisions

Who you are

  • 2+ years in the games industry as a Technical Artist
  • 1+ released console title under your belt as a Technical Artist
  • Educated to degree level in art, design or similar OR relevant training
  • Knowledge of art creation pipelines, process automation, procedural creation and asset exporting
  • Some experience with rigging/hard surface animation/VFX/lighting/UE4 Blueprints
  • Art and animation pipelines
  • Game engines e.g. Unreal Engine...
  • Industry standard tools e.g. 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Substance...
  • Scripting languages e.g. Max Script, Python, C++...a bonus
  • Houdini a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable working environment, pensions, market rate salary and much more!

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1933.

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

VFX Artist AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1936

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are looking for a talented VFX Artist to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming open-world action RPG game. This is a great opportunity to join an outstanding studio and work on a unique project, helping the studio realise their ambitious vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating in-game assets and real-time effects
  • Ensuring all deadlines are met 
  • Identifying possible risks and offering solutions for areas of improvement
  • Working with cutting edge technology to ensure gameplay cinematic effects and environments are of the highest quality

Who you are

  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing in-game particle and VFX work
  • Commercial or proprietary game engine experience
  • Experience creating textures for particle systems using Photoshop/Substance
  • 3D software e.g. Max, Maya, Houdini...
  • Able to work with 3D graphics, ribbons, physics, particle systems, post process effect, shaders...
  • Some animation experience

A bonus...
  • Graph-based particle systems e.g. PopcornFXv2, VFX Graph, Niagara...
  • Pre-rendered simulation creation
  • Scripting languages e.g. C#...
  • Visual scripting e.g. Blueprints...

Benefits

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

How do you apply?
Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1936.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Technical Artist Game Development Studio South UK Ref 1933

We are working with a game development studio based in the South of England who is looking for a self-motivated Technical Artist to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming project. This studio is proudly independent and are looking to continue creating exceptional experiences after the huge successes of their several well-known games.

The Technical Artist is responsible for creating top quality animations for both environments and creatures. You will be developing your Technical Art skills while using cutting edge technology to help make this project stunning and innovative.


What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists, programmers and producers
  • Ensuring project milestones are delivered on time
  • Communicating your ideas throughout development
  • Creating character and prop deformation
  • Anticipating bugs in the engine and working to fix them

Who you are

  • 3+ years in the games industry as a Technical Artist
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Rigging and pipelines
  • Maya and Substance Designer/Painter
  • Modelling/Shaders/Animation/VFX
  • Unreal Engine a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable working environment, pensions, market rate salary and much more!

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1933.

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

Character Artist - AAA - One Year Contract Midlands, UK Ref 1828

Our client is involved in the development of AAA-standard games.They are currently seeking a Character Artist to realise their next title for a year contract.

What will you do?

  • Work with the Art Director and Designers to develop production quality characters matching the art and style of the game
  • Provision, implementation of assets to a high standard, working with in-house tools to developing the games characters 
  • Overseeing the development and work of team members


Who am I?

  • 2+ years’ experience working in games, creating high quality 3D character assets, with a detail-oriented, methodical approach and excellence in hard surface modeling
  • 2D/3D character design
  • Mesh topologies
  • Proficiency with 3DS Max, texturing proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Unity experience beneficial
  • PBR texturing using Subtance Painter as well as Substance and Marvellous Designer
  • Outsourcing
  • Rendering, preferably with V-Ray
  • Exterior & Interior·Character Modeling, understanding both artistic and technical aspects of human anatomy, demonstrated in your portfolio


Benefits

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

To be considered, submit your CV's in .doc / .docx format along with a link to your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz today quoting ref 1828.

Cinematic Animator Indie Game Studio France Ref 1923

We are working with a fantastic indie game studio based in France who is seeking a talented Cinematic Animator to join their team and work on their exciting new unnanounced title. This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative team and work on a new project from early stages of development.

What will you be doing?

  • Animating characters and objects for real-time
  • Creating cinematic sequences
  • Motion capture sessions
  • Ensuring correct integration of animations into the game

Who you are

  • Excellent animation techniques
  • Appreciation of anatomy
  • Motion Builder
  • Able to work with technical constraints associated with level editors and 3D engines

Benefits Include:

  • Brand new office
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Public transportation subsidy
  • Free fruits, cakes and beverages
  • Christmas vouchers


Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1923.

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

Lead VFX Artist Game Studio France Ref 1910

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in France who is seeking an exceptional Lead VFX Artist to join their team and work on their hit RPG action title for PC. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of knowledge of creating real-time in-game effects as well as researching and visualising spectacular effects.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating top quality real-time effects
  • Estimating time frames and tracking progress
  • Implementation of feedback from the Art Director
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry working with Unreal Engine/CryEngine
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Educated to degree level in visual effects or similar
  • 2D art tools e.g. Photoshop...
  • VFX editors e.g. Fume, PopCornFX...
  • Compositing software e.g. After Effects,,,
  • 3D software e.g. Houdini, 3DS Max...
  • Game editors e.g. Unigine, Uniy, Unreal...
  • Scripting e.g. HLSL...
  • Knowledge of real-time practices and workflows
  • Understanding of shader systems and particle driven effects
  • Physically Based Rendering
  • Knowledge of modelling, texture mapping, post processing and materials
  • French and/or Korean a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1910.

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

Lead Animator Game Studio France Ref 1909

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in France who is seeking an exceptional Lead Animator to join their team and work on their hit RPG action title for PC. 

You will be given the opportuinity to develop integral features of this epic project, including human, creature and object animations, and will demonstrate your artistry through a deep understanding of how to positively impact the player experience.

What will you be doing?

  • Development of keyframe animations
  • Providing improvements to motion capture animations
  • Implementing animations into the game engine
  • Optimisation of the production process
  • Overseeing the Animation team

Who you are

  • 6+ years in Animation in the games industry
  • Educated to degree level in Animation
  • 1+ RPG/fantasy title under your belt
  • Management experience
  • Motion Builder
  • CryEngine a bonus
  • French and/or Korean a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1909.

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

Lead Animator AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1908

We are working with a world leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking an exceptional Lead Animator to join their team and work on their famous pillar racing titles. You will be given the opportuinity to join an award-winning team and help the studio realise their creative vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the Animation team
  • Creating animation for a wide range of areas including animals, characters, props, vehicles...
  • Motion capture and keyframe
  • Participating in the improvement of the animation pipelines
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Who you are

  • 3D software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya, Motionbuilder...
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing a variety of animation styles
  • Appreciation of the human form
  • Animation networks


Benefits


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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1908.

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


3D Animator F2P Mobile Game Studio Spain Ref 1021

Are you a 3D Animator? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working for a leading mobile games studio?

This F2P iOS and Android games studio based in Barcelona, Spain, is looking for a 3D Animator to join their team and work on their games.

What will you be doing?

  • Animating characters and environments
  • Evaluating animations alongside the outsourcing team


Who you are

  • 2+ years as a 3D animator in the games industry
  • 3D packages e.g. Max, Maya...
  • Game engines e.g. Unity
  • Illustration and Photoshop or similar
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary...

Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1021.


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

Lead 3D Artist AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1521

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Lead 3D Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new title. You will be responsible for defining the art direction of this AAA project, so will need a deep and broad knowledge of AAA art production.

What will you be doing?

  • Delivering all art aspects of a new title
  • Taking ownership of high visual quality
  • Managing all art disciplines
  • Participating in the estimation and scheduling of production


Who you are

  • Multiple shipped AAA titles
  • 1+ shipped title as a Lead Artist or similar
  • 3D pipelines and asset management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


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 a Word document as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1521.

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

Lead 3D Artist Console Game Studio Germany Ref 1870

We are working with an independently owned console game studio based in the South of Germany who is looking for a Lead 3D Artist to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. The successful candidate will be leading a team of 3D Artists and bringing to life the vision of the studio's projects through the Unreal Engine.

What will you be doing?

  • Overseeing the production of 3D assets including vehicles, buildings, props and weapons
  • Managing outsourcing managers
  • Ensuring consistency of style as well as technical requirements
  • Evaluating and setting priority tasks
  • Regular feedback sessions with the 3D Art team
  • Providing improvements to the asset creation workflow

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a Senior 3D Art role
  • 3+ released titles under your belt as a 3D Artist
  • 1+ released title under your belt as a Lead 3D Artist
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of 3D real time engine technical restraints
  • Skilled in both realistic and stylised art styles
  • Hard surface modeling
  • High poly and low poly baking workflow
  • Zbrush, Substance Painter, 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Substance Designer, Marvellous Designer, Speedtree and World Machine a bonus
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 a bonus
  • Previous experience working on console games a bonus

Benefits

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

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

To apply to this position please send your CV ideally in Word format to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting job reference number 1870.

UI/UX Designer Console Game Studio Germany Ref 1867

We are working with an independently-owned console studio based in Southern Germany who are looking for a passionate UI/UX Designer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be working on everything from wire-framing the core UI system to creating UI, icon and motion graphic assets for immersive menus and in-game diegetic UI. 

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring menus and interfaces reflect artistic deliverables while being intuitive and within technical limitations
  • Implementing effective interfaces, front-end and in-game HUDs
  • Documenting and processing tasks, effectively prioritising and scheduling work-load with minimal guidance
  • Taking an active part in researching new techniques, processes, tools and trends to improve workflows business-wide
Who you are

  • Experience of user interface design for video games
  • Excellent UX design skills
  • Solid graphic design and illustration skills
  • Expert with standard art tools of the trade (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Experience of UI mock-up / wireframing software
  • Knowledge of flow and function of interfaces and their navigation, as displayed on portfolio
  • Experience of game engines and the relevant tools for them, capable of learning new tools
  • Methodical, self-motivated and a logical problem-solver, understanding the value of teamwork and able to translate direction into innovation
  • An excellent communicator, passionate for games and possessing an eye for aesthetics in layouts, web-design, print and typography experience advantageous

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, long holidays, flexible working hours and great work-life balance.

Do you think this role is for you?

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1867.

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Get in Touch

phone: +44 (0) 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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