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Vacancies in Art & Animation

3D Artist Mobile Studio UK Ref 2060

3D Artist Mobile Studio UK Ref 2060


The client is looking for a talented 3D Artist to join their creative and dynamic team, creating high quality 3D assets for their award-winning game. You will enjoy working in brand new, purpose-built office space which balances ambitious design, brilliant workspaces with generous and indulgent breakout areas for co-working, socialising and meetings.


You will have:


  • A passion for games, mobile games  

  • 2D sketching, drawing, painting and composition skillsets

  • 3D skills -environment creation, organic sculpts, hard surface objects/vehicles

  • 3DS Max / Maya and Photoshop

  • VFX skills, shader design/implementation, lighting/colour theory

  • UV layout

  • Experience using World Machine, Z Brush, Marmoset Tool Bag, Substance Designer/Painter


Benefits Include:


  • Regular health, wellbeing, and social events.

  • Comprehensive Bonus Package

  • Generous Company Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts on products


Application

Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2060

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

Lead Environment Artist Game Studio South France Ref 2057

Lead Environment Artist Game Studio South France Ref 2057

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who is looking for a talented Lead 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, to lead the team.

What will you be doing?


  • Manage, motivate and support the team

  • 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 as senior/ lead 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 email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2057

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

Lighting Artist Console Games Studio – Germany Ref 2055

Lighting Artist Console Games Studio – Germany Ref 2055

We have a new position with a console games studio based in Germany who is looking for a talented Lighting Artist, who loves working in a 

fast-paced environment, to join a great team, working on new projects.


What will you be doing


  • Working closely with the Technical Art Director

  • Liaise with the Lighting Team – setting up and lighting of VFX, key locations and environments

  • Setting and maintaining the lighting moods of the games

  • Custom tools to create lighting

  • Lighting setups and optimization support


Who you are


  • A self-motivated, team player and a technical problem solver

  • An experienced Lighting Artist with 3 years of experience and able to work on different visual styles from realistic to stylized

  • Shipped at least 1 title

  • Unreal 4, with lighting pipeline

  • Experience using tracking tools (Pix, Razor, RenderDoc)

  • Understanding of luminance and colour theory


Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, along with additional benefits, great team and open culture.


Application


Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 2055  

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

Senior Procedural Technical Artist AAA console studio, UK Ref 2052

Senior Procedural Technical Artist AAA console studio, UK Ref 2052

Our client is a major AAA studio working on a world-famous fantasy RPG franchise. They are looking for a highly skilled and creative Senior Procedural Technical Artist, an excellent communicator, and a problem solver, to their talented team.  


What will you be doing


  • Creating internal processes

  • Asset pipeline implementation

  • Liaise with the tools and rendering teams

  • Art creation

  • Process automation

  • Support the content creators  


Who you are


  • A skilled technical artist with shipped console titles

  • Shader creation

  • PBR material workflow

  • Houdini experience and other procedural creation skills

  • Max/Maya scripting knowledge

  • Process-driven  


Benefits

This studio offers an incredibly competitive salary, private healthcare and bonus scheme.  

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2052

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

Livery Artist AAA Studio UK Ref 2051

Livery Artist AAA Studio UK Ref 2051 

Our client is a AAA racing franchise in the UK, who is looking to appoint a creative Livery Artist to join their team of highly skilled artists, who deliver high quality world-class games.

Are you a F1 enthusiast? And you share their passion for high-speed chases and cars, then this is your role of a lifetime!

What will you do


  • Deliver a combination of real-life and imagined liveries for player customisations

  • Visualise stunning assets

  • Generate both true and imagined liveries for the full fleet of cars

Who you are


  • Relevant degree / related qualification

  • Games industry experience

  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your livery art and design skills

  • Digital and traditional illustration skills

  • 3D software packages

  • Creative suit CC, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop


Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state-of-the-art office, flexible working hours, annual bonus, a collaborative working environment and great social events.

Application

Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2051

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


Art Director AAA Developer Shanghai China Ref 2046

Art Director AAA Developer Shanghai China Ref 2046

Our client has maintained its position as one of China's most successful games developers. Excelling across all platforms, with top studios across the world among their clientele, they are looking for an experienced Art Director, a team player, who will manage, drive and support the art team in order to deliver high quality games.

What you'll do:

  • Manage Senior and Junior members of the Art department to maintain artistic vision, team morale and ensure deliverables are met

  • Identify and mentor emerging talent, taking an active role in expansion as well as personnel career plans

  • Lead by example, instilling best practices across all studio sites and conducting regular reviews

  • Create and follow through with existing game art direction

  • Set the bar and maintain high quality of work – artistic and technical standards

  • Budget management


Who you are:



  • Related art degree, with latest portfolio to showcase your work

  • 10+ years' experience within the games industry, with 4 years as Art Director level

  • AAA shipped titles

  • An understanding of workflows, particularly PBR, one or more mainstream 3D package (Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance, Zbrush)

  • Understanding of User Interface, VFX, Modelling, Character development and Animation

  • Experience in UE4, Unity and PC, console and mobile 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 

  • Mandarin will definitely be a bonus


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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2046

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

    Art Manager AAA Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2045

    Art Manager AAA Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2045

    Our client is a multi-award-winning studio, looking to appoint an experiences Art Manager to join their successful team.
    You will be responsible for managing all the project staff, motivate the team, oversee the projects, ensure timeously delivery, and maintain high quality of the projects.  

    What will you do?


    • Previous Art manager experience

    • At least one published title / AAA games experience

    • Keen eye for detail

    • Planning and manage the schedules

    • Budgeting and outsourcing management

    • Manage the production and delivery of all art and animation

    • Liaise with all the art teams

    Benefits


    Great multicultural work environment, excellent salary and bonus scheme.  


    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2045 now!!

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

    UI Artist AAA Studio France Ref 1562

    UI Artist AAA Studio France Ref 1562

    We are working with a AAA game studio based in France who is looking for a UI Artist to join their VR/AR team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading studio on their exciting and innovative project.

    What will you be doing?


    • Working alongside artists from various departments such as UX, 3D Art and Technical Art to create unique experiences and develop a high quality art direction

    • Interaction and Motion Design

    • Participating in other areas of production such as marketing communication materials


    Who you are


    • Adobe suite e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD...

    • Motion design e.g. keyframes, timelines...

    • Appreciation of artistic aspects such as iconography, HUD elements, typography...

    • Agile method and task system

    • Unity a bonus

    • After Effects a bonus

    • Previous experience in AR/VR/MR in the video games industry a bonus

    • 3D software e.g. Maya, 3Ds Max, Blender...a bonus 


    Benefits

    This studios offers incentive policies, free health insurance, transport subsidy of 50% for public transport users, and great profit and bonus schemes.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1562.

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

    Senior Technical Artist UK, Remote

    Senior Technical Artist UK, Remote 

    We are working with a game studio situated in South East England, in one of the sought-after locations, offering the space and great opportunities to live, work, learn and visit.
    The client is looking to appoint a talented Senior Technical Artist to join their development team, working on their exciting projects.

    What will you be doing?


    • Proactively identifying and providing solutions potential issues

    • Increasing quality and efficiency through new technique implementation

    • Ensuring content will run smoothly across multiple platforms

    • Working with both the Art team, support the engineers and graphics programmers

    • Rendering complex environments effects

    • Driving quality, maintain the artistic vision to build new cutting-edge games

    Who you are

    • Technical artist with 5+ years in the games industry, new-gen console platforms exp

    • Unreal 4 expert - including blueprints and implementation and Houdini

    • PBR art pipelines

    • Maya, 3DS Max, Substance Painter/Designer, Zbrush...

    • Understanding rigging and animation principles

    A bonus...

    • Cascade, Niagara

    • C++/ Python

    Application

    Please e-mail your updated CV as a Word document as well as your latest portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2044

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

    Lead Environment Artist - AAA Games Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2041

    Lead Environment Artist – AAA Games Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2041 

    A fantastic opportunity exists with a leading AAA games studio in the Midlands UK.
    The client is looking for a skilled and talented Lead Environment Artist, to manage, motivate and support the Environment Art Team, while also working closely with their award-winning Management Teams, and as part of the team, to deliver the vision of exceptionally high-quality games. 

    Who you are


    • Team management skills as a lead artist

    • Experienced environment artist - proven environment artist and technical skills, with an impressive portfolio 

    • AAA games / multiple shipped titles

    • Good communications skills

    • Proactive, efficient and a problem-solver


    What skills do you need?


    • Understanding production - processes, flow and pipelines

    • Provide feedback, liaising and collaborating with the art teams

    • Set and maintain quality standards and following up on delivery

    • Mentoring and coaching junior artists

    • Ensure art style is adhered to by the team

    • Resource allocation and scheduling

    • Collaborate with the lead artists, Producer and Art Director

    • Identify any staffing needs

    Benefits
    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio and an opportunity to contribute to a series of highly successful titles. Competitive salary.

    Application


    For more information, please email cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2041
    We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

    Senior Vehicle Artist - World Class AAA Studio Ref 1993

    We have an amazing opportunity for vehicle artists with a leading world class AAA studio in the Midlands UK. We have perm and contract roles, with mid level candidates considered with a fantastic portfolio.


    Our client are looking to employ a highly skilled candidate who has excellent 2D and 3D vehicle texturing skills, along with 3DS Max or Maya vehicle modelling experience.  

    Your V-ray knowledge is a bonus and would definitely set you apart from the rest.  

    Your keen eye for detail, exceptional vehicle artist experience, knowledge of leading art techniques and ability to deliver consistently high work, will secure you an interview with this prestigious studio.  


    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1993.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.



    Environment Artist France Ref 2011

    We are working with a leading AAA Games Studio based in France, who is looking for a talented Environment Artist to work on an exciting project.

    You will be responsible for creating 3D meshes and assembling scenes, with keen eye for detail, creating textures and modelling photo-realistic next-gen objects.  

    What skills do you need?

    • Industrial design experience

    • Your expert knowledge of 3DS Max

    • Solid Photoshop experience

    • PBR


    Are you a team player, self-motivated, proactive and able to show initiative, then we would love to hear from you?  

    For more information, please email cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2011

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

    Art Director Mobile Games Spain Ref 1920

    We are working with a lead mobile game studio based in the beautiful, sunny City of Barcelona who is looking for an Art Director to join their team and work on their hit titles, enjoyed by millions worldwide.

    What will you be doing?


    • Taking ownership of the game vision

    • Building immersive worlds

    • Researching into player profiles including demographics, behaviours...

    • Technical requirement recommendations

    • Managing Art Bibles

    • Aiding in recruitment

    Who are you 

    • 5+ years in the games industry as an Art Director/Head of Art

    • Management of multiple projects

    • Negotiation and change management


    Benefits


    You will be offered top of the range technological resources, fantastic opportunities for career progression, a competitive salary, bonus scheme and will be working with a talented and internationally diverse team.

    Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1920.

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

      Senior VFX Artist Remote Ref 2032

      New Vacancy – Senior VFX Artist Remote Ref 2032

      We are working with a games studio based in sunny Madrid whois seeking to employ a creative and talented Senior VFX Artist to join theirteam, who will set and maintain high standards, creating  real-time in-game effects as well asresearching and visualising spectacular effects.
      This is a fantastic opportunity to work remotely.


      What will you be doing?

      • Working closely with the Art teams, designers and animators to maintain VFX art direction of the game
      • Collaborate with the rest of the games development teams
      • Creating top quality real-time effects – assets, textures, PBR materials, simulations
      • Estimating time frames and tracking progress
      • Implementation of feedback from the teams
      • Provide feedback to the artists



      Who you are

      • Relevant art related qualification/ professional experience as a VFX artist
      • 2+ years in the games industry with at least 1 shipped game
      •  Expert using Unreal Engine 4
      • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
      • Photoshop, Maya, Houdini, 3DS Max or XSI
      • Knowledge of real-time practices and workflows
      • Understanding of shader systems and particle driven effects (real and non-real time renderers, Physically Based Rendering
      • A bonus, if you speak Spanish


      Benefits

      This studio offers a remote work and a market rate salary.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2032

      Senior Technical Artist Remote Ref 2031

      Senior Technical Artist Remote Ref 2031

      We are working with a games studio based in sunny Madrid who is seeking to employ a talented and highly skilled Senior Technical Artist to join their team, who will set and maintain high standards, in order to deliver their quality games.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work remotely.


      What will you be doing?

      • Work closely and collaborate with the project art directors and team leads
      • Implement complex shaders and desired visuals
      • Developing road maps/pipelines and tools
      • Liaise with the programming teams
      • Implement and drive optimisation of content/ photo/video for memory and future reference
      • Identifying, mitigate and resolve any technical art issues
      • Develop, plan, maximise and drive production processes
      • Participating in best working practice decisions


      Who you are

      • Relevant tertiary qualification
      • 2+ years in the games industry as a Technical Artist, creating real-time, next gen games, with at least 1 shipped title under your belt
      • Understanding 3D graphics and knowledge 3D animation packages 
      • Unreal Engine expert
      • Industry standard tools - 3DS Max, Maya, Adobe
      • Knowledge and experience of scripting languages eg. Max Script/ Python/ C++ -
      • Interpersonal and communication skills
      • An added bonus if you can speak Spanish 

      Benefits

      This studio offers a remote work and a market rate salary.


      Application

      Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2031

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


      Senior Technical Artist Austria Ref 2030

      Senior Technical Artist Austria Ref 2030


      We are working with an established Game Studio based in Vienna,widely considered to be one of the “World’s Most Livable City “.

      The client is seeking to employ an experienced and talented Technical Artist, who is passionate about creating awesome games, to join their team, who will be working on both famous and new IPs, a good communicator and a problem solver, with strong technical and artistic skills.


      What will you be doing?

      · Lead, manage and mentor the Art team

      · Developing road maps and tools

      · Manage the content creation pipelines / workflow

      · Developing and researching technical solutions

      · Fully utilise their tools and technology

      · Maintain performance/memory budgets of console platforms

      · Fully utilise their tools and technology


      Who you are

      · Proven skills and experience as a Technical Artist

      · 5+ years in the games industry (shipped games)

      · Knowledge in 3D art and graphics, physically based shading and lighting, VFX, rigging, animation

      · Unreal Engine4

      · Industry standard tools - Maya, Photoshop,Substance Designer/Painter, HLSL

      · Python


      Benefits

      This studio offers a creative and positive working environment, interesting projects, market rate salary and more!

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2030

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


      Lead Character Rigger AAA Studio UK Ref 2028

      Lead Character Rigger AAA Studio UK 

      We are working with a family-friendly AAA game studio based in the North West of England who is looking for a Lead Character Rigger to join their successful and talented animation department, where you will lead the rigging team and produce high quality rigs and tools.  

      What will you be doing?


      • Creatively and technically lead the rigging team

      • Support and work alongside Animators, Designers, Artists, Programmers and the Production teams

      • Ensuring that character art assets and animation rigs are delivered timeously for animation

      • Take responsibility for all assets

      • Manage the pipeline, identify any issues, design, and implement any changes

      • Work closely with the Project Leads, Managers and the Animation departments

      • Create tools to aid the creative team, to support the animation pipeline

      • Setting and maintaining high standards

      • Ensure that the team deliver consistent good quality of work

      Who you are 

      • Sound rigging and animation experience

      • Good team management skills - to motivate, delegate, support and lead by example  

      • Expert knowledge of Maya and Unreal Engine

      • Excellent understanding of MEL/ Python scripting languages

      • A bonus - C++ knowledge

      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 me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz Ref 2028

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

      Lead Character Artist AAA Studio NW England Ref 2025

      We are working with a well-known AAA games studio based in the North West of England, who is looking for an exceptional Lead Character Artist to oversee the art team. You will provide creative and technical direction to the team, committed and able to work under pressure, ensuring consistent delivery of high-quality work on the projects.  


      What will you be doing? 


      • Maintain good communication and motivate the team 

      • Drive, delegate and maintain the high quality of character artwork

      • Build relations and constant communication with the Animation and Rigging teams

      • Identifying issues and providing feedback to the programming department

      • Implementing and maintaining material pipelines

      Who you are 

      • A Lead Character artist with proven team leadership skills

      • A minimum of 3 years’ experience at Lead level

      • Expert experience with Zbrush, Maya, Substance Painter

      • Good understanding of the technical requirements and limitations of providing Character Art for use in an Unreal Engine 4

      • Good understanding of production workflows in relation to character art production

      • A strong portfolio demonstrating your in-game character artwork

      • Multiple shipped titles with Project experience from initial phase to delivery

      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 me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz Ref 2025.


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

      Character Rigger AAA Games Cheshire UK Ref 1542

      We are working with a family-friendly AAA game studio based in Cheshire, UK who is looking for a Character Rigger to join their animation team.

      What will you be doing?


      • Producing high quality rigs, tools and interfaces

      • Helping to define rig requirements

      • Character animation maintenance

      • Communicating with the Lead Character Rigger regarding trouble shooting and development

      Who you are


      • Educated to degree level in a relevant field OR previous Animation experience
      • Strong Autodesk Maya

      • Script writing for animation pipeline support, python a bonus

      • Appreciation of animation principles and processes

      • Interpersonal and communication skills

      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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1542.


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

      Senior 2D/3D Artist Mobile Games Netherlands Ref 2020

      We are working with a well-established game studio based in Amsterdam who is looking for an all-round and experienced Senior 2D/3D Artist to join their creative development team.

      The client is looking for a creative artist, who has a passion for social games, with a flair for fantasy, a keen eye for detail, who is able to cross-over in art styles, to research and share ideas and collaborate as part of a team. 


      What will you be doing?

      · Create 2D/3D visual concepts

      · Define and maintain the art style throughout

      · Create art assets – characters, icons,backgrounds, UI panels


      Who you are

      · A minimum of 3 years’ experience

      · Sound experience in a game development team

      · Expert knowledge of Maya and/ or Photoshop

      · 2D animation tools – Spine (bonus)

      · Unreal engine, Phaser or HTML (an added bonus)


      Benefits

      This studio offers competitive salaries, flexible working hours, income tax reduction for eligible expats 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 as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2020

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


      Lead Artist Mobile Games Netherlands Ref 2019

      We are working with a well-established game studio based in Amsterdam who is looking for a talented Lead Artist to join their team.

      The client is looking for a generalist artist, with a keen eye for detail, who has experience across many areas and disciplines, to utilise your skills to effectively manage the project and pipelines, working collectively as a team to concept and pitch new ideas and setting trends, in order to deliver high quality games.


       What will you be doing?

      · Create 2D and 3D content (assets, UI, FX etc)

      · Manage, mentor, and motivate the team

      · Set the standards high regarding best practice,processes and procedures

      · Communicate and collaborate with the teams and managing the vendors

      · Pitch and scope new ideas

      · Maintain and define the games’ art style


      Who are you

      · Proven experience as a Lead artist, a minimum of 3 years

      · Expert knowledge of Maya, Blender, Photoshop,Illustrator

      · Extensive knowledge of artistic base principles and version control software


      Your following experience and knowledge are an added bonus and will certainly set you apart from the rest:

      · UX design

      · Unity

      · Unreal Engine 4

      · Social games

      · AR/VR development


      Benefits

      This studio offers competitive salaries, flexible working hours, income tax reduction for eligible expats 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 as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2019

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


      New Vacancy - Animator Games Studio - Germany Ref 2018

      We have a new position with a console games studio based in Germany who is looking for a talented Animator, who loves working in a fast-paced environment, to join their team.


      What will you be doing?

      • Work with the team on animation (animals, creatures, characters, rigging, cloth simulation, crowd simulation, and all things gameplay-related)
      • Strong ability to translate character and bring nuance to animations.
      • Excellent observation skills, and ability to identify key elements for interesting movement. Excellent awareness of timings.
      • Strong artistic skills, a good eye for detail and quality
      • Additional creative specialist skills evident.
      • Work alongside other designers, artists, and programmers to create animations that look stunning


      Who you are

      • A min of 2 years’ experience in 3D animation for video games, TV or films, with a strong portfolio
      • Interpersonal and communication skills
      • Strong skills using Maya and 3DS Max
      • Experience with Motion Capture Data
      • Experience with any game engine
      • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, make adjustments of scope to meet deadlines and able to excel under production conditions


      Desirable

      • Scripting
      • Motion builder and After Effects
      • Facial Animation
      • Lip-syncing
      • Film-making e.g. pre-visualisation, story writing, cinematography, editing...


      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2018


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


      Lead Artist - Mobile Games - Spain - Ref 1620

      We are working with a leading mobile game studio based in the sunny, beautiful city of Barcelona who is looking for a Lead Artist to join their team and work on their hit titles, enjoyed by millions of players worldwide.

      What will you be doing?

      • Taking ownership of the artistic development of the games
      • Defining the technical pipeline, Art bible and style guides
      • Art quality and execution
      • Building the roadmaps


      Who you are?

      • 8+ years in the games industry as an Art Director/Lead Artist or similar
      • Technical and quality art validation
      • 3D and 2D software e.g. 3DS Max, Photoshop
      • Negotiation and change management


      Benefits
      You will be offered top of the range technological resources, fantastic opportunities for career progression, a competitive salary, bonus scheme and will be working with a talented and internationally diverse team.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1620.
      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


      Technical Artist - AAA Games Studio - Paris, France Ref 2001

      This independent console and PC studio based in France is looking for a technical artist to work on their AAA titles. Based right in the heart of the City of Lights, this is an excellent chance to make a difference in a small team making world class videogames.

      What will you do?

      • Programming shaders (GLSL / HLSL)
      • Ensure assets are optimized and will be easily integrated into Unreal engine
      • Scripting
      Who you are

      • Rendering pipelines and techniques on consoles
      • Use middleware, tools to achieve objectives
      • We are looking for creative people who can work well in a team but also independently
      • Capacity to self-train if needed
      • CG-oriented programming languages, image manipulation and compression and particle systems
      • MaxScript
      • C++ programming helpful
      • Knowledge of French a bonus

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

      Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document with your portfolio URL to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2001.

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

      Senior Technical Artist - AAA Games Studio - 100% Remote Contract

      We have a new 100% remote contract role at a AAA UK games studio. Immediate start (if possible), rates negotiable.

      Skills required...
      • Skilled with UE4 / Blueprints
      • Good generalist tech art and animation skills such as shaders, optimisation, rigging, lighting etc
      • Scripting skills e.g python, C++, max script etc
      • Art packages such as Maya/ 3DSMax / photoshop
      • Houdini a big plus
      • 4 years + experience
      • AAA console or PC games experience.

      Please email CV and showreel / portfolio to ash@big-planet.biz if interested.


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