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Vacancies in Art & Animation

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.

3D Artist Indie Games France Ref 1751

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking to hire a talented 3D Artist to work on their exciting new unannounced project. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful studio and build beautiful 3D environments for their project at an early stage of development.

What will you be doing?

  • Next generation object modelling
  • Building and implementing textures
  • Ensuring time and technical obstacles are managed

Who you are

  • 3+ years' experience in the video games industry in modelling
  • Educated to degree level in 3D Graphics or Design
  • Multiple shipped titles under your belt
  • 3DSMAX, Zbrush, Photoshop...
  • Modelling and texturing skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

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 as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1751.

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

VR 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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1562.

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

Senior Weapon Artist AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1746

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Weapon Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new RPG title. This role requires experience with technical aspects including asset optimisation and mesh creation.

Who you are

  • 3+ years AAA experience on current generation platforms
  • 1+ shipped AAA title
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing in-game weapon art
  • Software packages e.g. 3DSMax, Maya...
  • Mudbox/ZBrush
  • Current gen production workflows
  • Mesh creation
  • Texture creation packages e.g. Substance Designer/Painter
  • 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 1746.

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.

Lead Cinematic Animator AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1741

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


What will you be doing?

  • Participating in the establishment of the project's cinematic direction and style
  • Defining goals and leading the cinematic animation team
  • Participating in scheduling of artists and resources
  • Improving the overall quality of the tools, workflow and pipelines
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of coders, artists and designers


Who you are

  • 5+ years in Animation in the games industry
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of the animation pipeline and processes involved in the full development lifecycle
  • 3D software e.g. Maya, 3DS Max, Motionbuilder...
  • Story telling and animation techniques/principles
  • 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 1741.

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

Cinematic Animator AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1740

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


What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of art, narration, audio, code and design
  • Creating compelling cinematic material 
  • Making character performances which are emotionally engaging through the use of cutscenes and cinema
  • Working on all stages of production from conception through to finalised implementation
  • Participating in the improvement of cinematic pipeline, processes and tools


Who you are

  • Appreciation of animation pipeline and processes at all stages of the development lifecycle
  • 3D software e.g. Maya, 3DS Max, Motionbuilder...
  • Animation principles, staging and character posing
  • 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 1740.

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

Animator Indie Games France Ref 1736

We are working with a highly successful indie game studio based in France who is looking for a 3D Animator to join their studio and work on their exciting new unannounced project. 


What will you be doing?

  • Rendering 3D animations
  • Preparing objects, characters, environments...
  • Ensuring work meets the design vision and adheres to prototypes
  • Participating in motion capture sessions



Who you are

  • Previous experience in animation in the video games industry
  • 3D production software e.g. 3D Max, Motion Builder…
  • 3D Engines e.g. Unity, Unreal…
  • Image-editing software e.g. Photoshop
  • Appreciation of human anatomy and movement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills



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 as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1736.

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


Senior Environment Artist (Interiors) - Games - Scotland Ref 1721

We are working with a game studio based in Scotland who is looking for a Senior Environment Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new pillar title. You will be creating beautiful interiors for key locations.

What will you be doing?

  • Building high resolution 3D interiors environment art
  • Integrating art aesthetics into next gen 3D authoring techniques
  • Creating a large variety of environment assets
  • Ensuring play spaces and environments are unique and engaging
  • Developing the art pipeline
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Implementation and evaluation of final environment assets into the game engine

Who you are

  • 4+ years in the games industry in an Art position
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio of high resolution 3D assets, textures and UV maps
  • Modern 3D modelling tools e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Texture creation/authoring tools e.g. Substance...
  • Game engine experience e.g. Unreal, Unity...
  • Understanding of architecture and design
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and work on their very exciting title. This studio offers a wonderful working environment in a beautiful location in Scotland.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1721.

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

Senior Technical UI Artist - Games - Scotland Ref 1720

We are working with a game studio based in Scotland who is looking for a Senior UI Technical Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new pillar title.

What will you be doing?

  • Integrating UI into the game e.g. inventory screens, HUD elements, icons...
  • Workflow maintenance
  • Building pipeline for swift UI asset iteration
  • Tool creation for the assistance of advanced UI delivery
  • Ensuring the UI is both compelling and consistent

Who you are

  • 4+ years in the games industry in a similar role
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio of relevant UI work samples
  • Appreciation of UI art pipelines, rendering budgets and memory
  • Programming languages e.g. Python, C++...
  • Knowledge of 2D, graphic design and game graphics
  • 2D authoring tools e.g. Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, After Effects...
  • 3D skills a bonus
  • Degree in graphic design/UI design/interactive media/similar a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and work on their very exciting title. This studio offers a wonderful working environment in a beautiful location in Scotland.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1720.

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

Character Artist - Games - Scotland Ref 1661

We are working with a game studio based in Scotland who is looking for a Character Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new pillar title.

What will you be doing?

  • Building high resolution 3D characters including props and various clothing styles
  • Adhering to the predefined artistic requirements when creating assets
  • Refining outsourced character assets
  • Integrating scanned data into into sculpt-based workflows
  • 3D content iteration
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Evaluating final characters into the game engine

Who you are

  • 2+ years in the games industry as a Character Artist
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio of high resolution 3D characters, UV maps and textures
  • PBR, normal map and texture creation
  • Texture authoring tools e.g. Substance...
  • Modern 3D modelling tools e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Sculpting e.g. in ZBrush...
  • Appreciation of anatomy
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and work on their very exciting title. This studio offers a wonderful working environment in a beautiful location in Scotland.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1661.

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

Generalist 3D Artist VR Studio West London Ref 1714

We are working with an innovative VR Studio who is looking for a 3D Artist to join their team and create immersive VR experiences. This role will cover not only games but also education, training and other applications. You will be based in their London office where you will be working with real-world data and streaming it into the virtual reality space. As this is a VR environment, prior experience in the industry is beneficial but not required.

This is an urgent need so applicants from the EU only will be considered, who are able to start immediately or with reasonable notice.


Who you are

  • 3D Modelling
  • UV Mapping
  • Texturing
  • Asset and Environment creation
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • 3D Animation a bonus
  • Some knowldge of programming e.g. C++, C#...a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a central location, the opportunity to work with the latest technology, a good work-life balance, a comfortable working atmosphere, market rate pay, pension scheme...

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1714.

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

UI Designer Mobile Games Sweden Ref 1707

We are working with a mobile game studio based in Sweden who is looking for a talented UI Designer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Building immersive UI Unity solutions
  • Implementing complete UI solutions throughout the production lifecycle
  • Building upon and creating wireframes, style guides, user flows, prototypes...
  • Adhering to the design roadmap when pitching design ideas and decisions
  • Keeping in line with fundamental principles e.g. colour theory, visual weight...
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, programmers and designers

Who you are

  • 2+ years in game development
  • 2+ completed projects under your belt
  • Can demonstrate a portfolio with a wide variety of art styles
  • Unity
  • Proficient in tools e.g. Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, UXPin, Quartz...
  • Previous hand-on experience with wireframes, storyboards, user flows, prototypes...
  • Front-end languages e.g. C#, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5...

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great studio and work on next gen experiences. This studio offers a diverse and comfortable working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1707.

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

Concept Artist Mobile Games Sweden Ref 1706

We are working with a mobile game studio based in Sweden who is looking for a talented Concept Artist to join their team and create fantastic 2D assets.

What will you be doing?

  • Building 2D/concept art
  • Implementing 2D assets for easy translation into 3D
  • Texturing basic 3D meshes, packaging texture sheets...
  • Referring to the design roadmap to pitch your design ideas and decisions
  • Adhering to fundamental principals e.g. colour theory, visual weight...
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, programmers and designers

Who you are

  • 3+ years in game development
  • 2+ completed projects under your belt
  • ZBrush
  • Unity
  • Substance/Photoshop/Ddo
  • Can demonstrate a wide variety of art styles
  • Design skills e.g. effective use of colour, lighting, composition, form...
  • Building readable designs for props, environments, characters, vehicles and weapons...for 3D assets
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong traditional arts a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great studio and work on next gen experiences. This studio offers a diverse and comfortable working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1706.

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

Principal UX Designer AAA Racing Games Warwickshire UK Ref 1686

We are working with a leading AAA racing game studio based in Warwickshire, UK who is looking for a Principal UX Designer to join their team and work on their pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Concept wireframe, user flow diagram and prototype creation
  • Development of UI/UX user stories, user testing, feedback loops and scenarios
  • User experience best practices
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Who you are

  • 7+ years in a similar role
  • Educated to degree level
  • JIRA and MS Office
  • Agile, MVP and lean methodologies
  • Proficient with data and AB testing
  • Appreciation of psychology, cognitive science and user behaviour
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous monetization design/strategy stakeholder experience a bonus

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 as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1686.

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

Lighting Artist AAA Games NE UK Ref 1703

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the North-East of England who is looking for a Lighting Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new third-person shooter title.

What will you be doing?

  • Implementing and designing lighting for the project environment
  • Participating in lighting across multiple projects
  • Assisting in the pitching of future projects

Who you are

  • 3+ years in AAA games or films
  • Lighting and colour theory
  • Real-time rendering and post FX
  • Level lighting and post FX in real-time engine 
  • Physical shaders including how they interact with lighting and post FX
  • Unreal 4 a bonus

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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1703.

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

UI Artist Mobile Games Germany Ref 1699

We are working with a mobile game studio based in Germany who is looking for a UI Artist to join their team and work on their mobile and social games, enjoyed by over one million users worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing the player user interface for existing and future titles
  • Refining UI elements, animations and graphics e.g. menus, buttons, icons, visual assets...
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, UX, designers and programmers
  • Building upon the existing style, ensuring it is consistent

Who you are

  • 2+ years as a UI/Game Artist
  • Educated to degree level in a design, art, digital media field or similar
  • Game production process experience
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Good knowledge of casual games and mobile interfaces
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unity a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an engaging and challenging work space in a multi-disciplinary team. This studio offers a friendly and multi-cultural environment and flexible work hours.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1699.

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

Senior Technical Artist AAA Games SE UK Ref 1696

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the South-East of England who is looking for a Senior Technical Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new 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 and Code team
  • Tools testing
  • Documentation


Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • 2+ released titles (AAA a bonus)
  • Unreal Engine 4 production level shader and optimisation experience
  • Blueprints and implementation
  • Substance Painter/Designer, Zbrush...
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


A bonus...

  • 3DS Max experience in a Technical Artist role
  • Maxscript programming and other programming languages
  • Houdini
  • Data management
  • Leadership 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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1696.

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

Art Director AAA Shooter Game NE UK Ref 1693

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the North-East of England who is looking for an Art Director to join their team and work on their exciting new 3rd person action shooter game.

What will you be doing?

  • Setting the visual content through management of the art teams
  • Project planning and pitching
  • Enuring necessary techniques and tools are available
  • Mentoring and providing feedback to the team

Who you are

  • 7+ years in game development
  • 3+ released titles
  • 3+ years in a leading art position
  • Appreciation of modern game art production pipeline and practices
  • Knowledge of current games as well as their competition
  • Art software packages
  • Colour theory, composition, staging techniques
  • Asset generation through engine and tool sets
  • 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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1693.

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

Senior Character Artist AAA Games NE UK Ref 1692

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the North-East of England who is looking for a Senior Character Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new projects. You will be given the opportunity to help lay out the standard for the project model creation.

What will you be doing?

  • Following studio guidleines when transferring high-poly models to low-poly
  • Efficient mesh creation
  • Producing assets using the baking pipeline
  • Creating top quality textures
  • Documentation for character production techniques and pipelines
  • Working alongside the Concept Art team, as well as Riggers and Animators
  • Supervising junior member of the team

Who you are

  • Previous experience as a Character Artist in the video games or feature film industry
  • Able to use traditional 3D and sculpting packages to create high polygon models
  • Demonstrate a range of art styles
  • 3D packages e.g. Max, Maya...
  • 2D programs e.g. Photoshop...
  • Mudbox/Zbrush
  • Substance Painter
  • Shader skills
  • Mesh creation showing excellent structure as well as being suitable for animation
  • Appreciation of anatomy

A bonus...

  • Experience with game engines e.g. UE4...
  • Hard surface modelling
  • Technical art
  • Engine shaders and material creations
  • Scripting experience
  • Production of high resolution marketing materials
  • Concept art

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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1692.

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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