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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Senior VFX Artist AAA Games UK Ref 1691

We are working with a leading AAA game studio who is looking for Senior VFX Artists to join their team in their studios based in the Midlands and the South-East of England. You will be responsible for the outstanding VFX across multiple titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Building real-world VFX
  • Ensuring VFX is optimised to budget, measure and test
  • Participating in new workflows and techniques
  • Creating prototypes
  • Ensuring VFX adhere to gameplay requirements
  • Technical documentation
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Designers, Artists and Programmers to implement the VFX

Who you are

  • 5+ years in real-time VFX in the games industry
  • 1+ released AAA title
  • UE4 - Cascade, Niagara...
  • Appreciation of real-time VFX authoring tools
  • 3D packages for 3D asset creation
  • Photoshop and After Effects
  • Appreciation of real-time VFX principles
  • Knowledge of the VFX impact on console performance
  • Mentoring 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 1691.

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

Senior Environment Artist AAA Games UK Ref 1690

We are working with a AAA game studio with studios based in key English citiies who is looking for Senior Environment Artists to join their team and work on their exciting projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring top quality environment artwork
  • Communicating level design ideas with the design team
  • Mentoring other members of the team
  • Ensuring consistency of the artistic style

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • 2+ released titles (AAA a bonus)
  • Strong 3D art and compositional skills
  • 3DS Max, Zbrush, Substance Painter/Designer, Photoshop...
  • Strong Unreal Engine 4
  • 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 1690.

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

Technical Artist Online Games China Ref 1674

We are working with a fantastic online multiplayer studio based in Shanghai who is looking for multiple Technical Artists to join their team and work on their MMO RPG, which is looking to be a hit within the Western market.

What will you be doing?


  • Researching game engine tools
  • Technical art related problem solving
  • Art workflow optimisation
  • Engine tool development
  • Pipeline of art resource development optimisation

Who you are

  • 1+ years in Technical Art or 3D Graphics
  • Educated to degree level in Computer Science/Art or another relevant area
  • 3D Engines e.g. Unreal, Unity3D
  • 3D art production tools e.g. DirectX3D, OpenGL, Render Pipeline, Shader...
  • Game art resource pipelines
  • PBR processes
  • Graphics algorithms and programming languages e.g. C++, Python...a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1674.

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

Gameplay Animator AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1653

We are working with a AAA, family-friendly game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Gameplay Animator to join their team and work on their world-famous pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating high quality gameplay animations
  • Ensuring fantastic character characterisation
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Animators, Riggers, Artists, Programmers, Producers and Designers

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level OR equivalent animation experience
  • Maya
  • Strong characterisation animation skills
  • Animation principals and processes
  • Unity/Unreal a bonus
  • Game industry experience a distinct bonus

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 a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1653.

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

Vehicle Technical Artist AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1650

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Vehicle Technical Artist to join their team and work on their world-famous racing titles. 

What will you be doing?

  • Creating internal art processes
  • Guiding vehicle pipeline implementation

Who you are

  • Previous AAA console experience
  • Creation pipelines, asset exportation, process automation
  • Shader creation & PBR material workflow
  • Hard surface modelling/texturing
  • MAX/Maya scripting
  • Game Engines and toolsets

A bonus...

  • C#...
  • Lighting/rendering
  • Houdini/procedural creation

Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to have a pivotal impact on a multi-million-pound game project. You will be working in a multidisciplinary and diverse team, be offered a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfasts.

You will be building something that is uniquely different with a knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and driven team that emphasises open communication.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1650.

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

UX Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1424

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted UX Designer to join their team in their studio based in the Midlands, UK.

What will you be doing?

  • Working alongside systems and game designers
  • Ensuring players guided through the journey and meta
  • Promoting player engagement with the world and systems
  • Bridging the gap between design, concept and UI
  • Working on monetization systems
  • Refining game flow

Who you are

  • Mobile game development experience
  • Wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Wireframe packages e.g. Adobe XD, Sketch, Axure...
  • User testing, player analysis and iteration
  • Appreciation of mobile game interaction and behaviours
  • Mobile game design including an understanding of modern mobile devices and their possible constraints
  • F2P experience a bonus
  • XHTML, Javascript, CSS, C#...a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary and annual pay reviews as well as a great work atmosphere.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1424.

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

Lead Maya Rigger AAA Games Cheshire UK Ref 1624

We are working with a family-friendly, AAA game studio based in Cheshire, UK who is looking for a Lead Maya Rigger to join their team and work on their world-famous pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Working with tools and control rigs
  • Managing the Rigging team
  • Ensuring project aspects are delivered on time
  • Pipeline issue identification
  • Organisation and appropriate storage of assets
  • Integrating characters, rigs and tools into the project data
  • Development of existing tools
  • Recruitment management
  • Employee reviewing and job training

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level in Animation or a related film-making field
  • Strong Maya skills
  • Unity/Unreal Engine
  • MEL/Python scripting
  • Animation and Rigging Principles
  • Team management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • C++ a distinct bonus

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 a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1624.

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

Digital Creative Artist Mobile Studio Midlands UK Ref 1622

We are working with a mobile studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Digital Creative Artist to join their team to overlook and review all game presentation assets produced for their fun filled mobile games. You will enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team environment.

Who you are

  • Feature banner creation
  • Making videos for game promotions and assets for advertisements
  • Creative interface concept creation
  • Icon iterations
  • Art reviews

Who you are

  • Innovative Marketing Asset creation
  • A portfolio demonstrating a range of artistic styles
  • iOS interface knowledge
  • Colour theory and composition
  • Scrum and Sprint project planning
  • High Production level asset creation

Benefits 

  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Breakfast, drinks and snacks
  • Regular team activities and events
  • Competitive Salary

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1622.

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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1620.

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

Art Director Mobile Games Spain Ref 1619

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 you are

  • 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 jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1619.

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

Senior Environment Artist AAA Games South UK Ref 1608

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Senior Environment Artist to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Building 3D environment models
  • PBR materials, textures and light environments
  • Ensuring work is completed according to project schedule
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

Who you are

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Modelling and UV skills
  • 3D packages e.g. Maya, 3DMax, Blender,,,
  • ZBrush/Mudbox
  • 2D packages e.g. Photoshop...
  • Game engine experience
  • Concept and reference artwork translation into 3D assets
  • Photogrammetry a bonus
  • Out-Source pipelines a bonus

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1608.

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

Lead Technical Animator AAA Games South UK Ref 1600

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Lead Technical Animator to join their team and work on their new pillar title for next-gen platforms.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating roadmaps throughout the project development
  • Managing the backlogs, bugs and risks
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Animators, Cinematic Directors, Tech Artists, Character Artists and Environment Artists
  • Building internal asset packs and documentation
  • Feedback and quality control
  • Recruitment for new team members
  • Regular informal reviews for the Tech team
  • Mentoring junior team members

Who you are

  • Professional AAA game experience
  • Previous experience leading large teams 
  • UE4
  • Motion Builder
  • Game character and non-character rigging
  • Designing and tooling rigging and animation pipelines
  • MS Office including Excel
  • Tracking tools e.g. Jira, Shotgun...
  • Python
  • 3DS Max and Maya a bonus
  • Net, MaxPlus, PyMax (2017)...a bonus
  • C++ a bonus
  • Mel, PyMel...a bonus
  • KL, Canvas, Kraken...a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, an excellent pension and annual bonus scheme, 25 days of paid holiday and great relocation support.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1600.

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

Senior Environment Artist AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1586

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Environment Artist to join their team and work on their world-famous pillar franchise. You will need to be able to demonstrate an outstanding portfolio of environment art.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring top quality environment art
  • Helping with R&D of new techniques for the pipeline implementation
  • Keeping up to date with the latest art production techniques
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Who you are

  • Previous experience on published console titles
  • Top quality 3D assets on AAA titles
  • Appreciation of environment creation technical assets
  • Previous experience working with outsource vendors

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 as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet quoting reference 1586.

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

Lighting Artist AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1587

We are working with a leading AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Lighting Artist to join their team and work on their world-famous franchise.

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team and leading partnership with other departments
  • Developing techniques and toolsets
  • Ensuring the project meets quality standards as well as adhering to the time schedule
  • Identifying any potential risks and offering solutions

Who you are

  • Lighting theory
  • 3DS Max
  • Lightmap baking
  • Lighting pipelines
  • Off-line 3D rendering
  • Digital Photography principles
  • Appreciation of animated VFX a bonus

Benefits Include:
  • Award winning studio
  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Duvet Days

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1587.

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

Digital Artist Mobile Games NW England Ref 1580

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

What will you be doing?

  • Designing social content for the game
  • Graphic design, video editing and motion graphics
  • Designing and implementing the social strategy content

Who you are

  • Degree in an artistic or designer subject OR a strong portfolio
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere
  • Games industry experience a bonus

Benefits

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

Application

Please email your CV as a Word document and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1580.

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

UI Artist Simulation Game Studio SE England Ref 1575

We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a UI Artist to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.

What will you be doing?

  • Participating in UI design, feature mock-ups and screen menu design
  • Building art assets for UI creation
  • Working on UI feature mock-ups and prototypes
  • Implementing UI features and flow
  • Ensuring intuitive design
  • Documentation
  • Bug fixing and testing

Who you are

  • Previous experience with graphic and information design
  • Adobe CC e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator...
  • Usability Design/Test 
  • Previous experience in the games industry a bonus
  • UE4 and UE4 Blueprints a bonus
  • Motion Graphics deign and prototyping a bonus

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of this studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studio offers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-art technology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1575.

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

Technical Artist – Unity - Mobile Games - Spain Ref 870

Our client is one of the most recognised developers in Spain. With a powerful foothold in the Freemium Mobile market, they are now looking to add an experienced VFX Artist to their Spanish studio's talent.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop tools and solutions best suited to the Art department's needs 
  • Establish and maintain effective Art production pipelines across the entire project, ensuring consistency and addressing any issues as they arise
  • Collaborate closely across departments, mediating requirements and making sure assets integrate smoothly
  • Accumulate and disseminate proven methods and practices from production pipelines
  • Pipeline and best practices documentation


Requirements:

  • At least 2 years' experience within a mobile game development studio within the games industry, experienced with the Unity Engine
  • Confident with C# scripting and a deep understanding of optimisation techniques for mobile
  • Mobile optimization techniques
  • Efficient and resourceful problem-solver, driven by a passion for games, balacing creative solutions with a methodical approach and effective communication skill, bridging the gap between Art and Programming and integrating into a strong team
  • Any additional experience with UI and Unity Canvas or artistic experience with 3D and 2D asset production highly beneficial
  • VFX/Shader programming a bonus


To be considered, please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to jane@big-planet.biz citing Ref 870 today.

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Animator PC and Console Game Studio Austria Ref 1570

We are working with a PC and console game studio based in Austria who is looking for an Animator to join their team and work on both their leading and their exciting new projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Humanoid, creature, machine and environment asset animation
  • Rigging and Skinning
  • Creating Blendshapes
  • Participate in VFX, particle effects and 2D animations
  • Art reviews
  • Following and building upon stylistic guidelines

Who you are

  • Previous experience in 3D animation for video games, TV or films
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable

  • 3+ years in the video games industry
  • Maya and scripting
  • Motionbuilder and AfterEffects
  • Facial Animation
  • Lip-syncing
  • MoCap
  • Generalist art skills e.g. figure study, 2D animation, illustration, story boarding, gesture drawing, painting...
  • Film-making e.g. pre-visualisation, story writing, cinematography, editing...

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1570.

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

Environment Artist AAA Games France Ref 1539

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in France who is looking for an environment artist to join their team and work on their next generation of games.

What will you be doing?

  • Building models and scenes for the game environment bot architectural and organic
  • Creating photo-realistic objects
  • Implemeting appropriate textures

Who you are

  • Strong 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Appreciation of Industrial Design
  • Application and tweaking of shaders a bonus
  • PBR a bonus
  • French speaking a distinct 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 1539.

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

Principal 3D Animator VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1523

We are working with a leading VR game studio based in the Netherlands who is looking for a Principal 3D Animator to join their team and work on their new ambitious AAA title. 

What will you be doing?

  • Building creature, object and character animations
  • Taking ownership of the animation style
  • Maintaining and building on the workflow and pipeline
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers and programmers
  • Mentoring junior team members

Who you are

  • 3+ full life cycle developments
  • 1+ released AAA title in a similar position
  • Previous VR games experience
  • Previous experience as a Senior, Lead or Principal 3D game animator
  • Strong game engine animation skills e.g. UE4
  • Core animation principles e.g. timing, weight...
  • Hand keys and motion captures animation
  • Comfortable with different animation styles e.g. realistic, cartoon...
  • Rigging and skinning
  • Maya
  • Modelling and texturing

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1523.

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

Senior Environment Artist AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1522

We are working will a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Environment Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new RPG title. For this role you will need to be able to demonstrate a strong portfolio including 3D assets and environments for AAA titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Building high quality environment art
  • Assiting in R&D of new techniques
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Ensuring best practice and share with others
  • Researching latest games industry production techniques and software
  • Rapidly learning new concepts and tools

Who you are
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Published console game experience
  • A portfolio demonstrating your high quality 3D assets for AAA titles
  • Appreciation of all technical environment creation aspects

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1522.

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

Japanese Speaking Lead 2D Artist/Art Manager Mobile Japan Ref 1498

We are working with a leading mobile game studio based in the buzzing city of Tokyo in Japan who is looking for a Japanese speaking Lead 2D Artist/Art Manager to join their team.

This is a 2D focused role, please ensure your portfolio is full of examples of your 2D work.

What will you be doing?

  • Management of the Japanese Concept Art Team including schedule arrangement, quality control, team co-ordination, recruitment...
  • Providing feedback on project requirements and ensuring progress is on track
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of programmers and designers

Who you are

  • Japanese as a working language
  • 5+ years in the games industry as an artist with previous experience as an Art Manager or Lead
  • Previous experience with character concept art
  • Previous participation in 2+ mobile game development projects
  • Game art/concept art team management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Mandarin a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1498.

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

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

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Art Directors AAA Games China Ref 1468

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

What will you be doing?

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


Who you are

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


Benefits 

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

Application

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

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

Senior Environment Artist AAA RPG – Midlands UK Ref 304

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

Responsibilities:

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


Requirements:

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


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


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