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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Vehicle Artist AAA Games France Ref 1375

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

What will you be doing?

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


Who you are

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


Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Senior UI Designer – UK South Ref 257

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

Responsibilities

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


Requirements

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


Benefits

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


Application

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

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

Outsourcing Art Manager Indie Games France Ref 1775

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Senior Technical Animator VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1772

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Tech Stack

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Technical Artist 12 Month Contract AAA Racing Midlands UK Ref 1768

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

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

In-Game Animator AAA RPG Midlands UK Ref 1762

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

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

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Junior Environment Artist 1 Year Contract AAA Midlands UK Ref 1758

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

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

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Lead 3D Character Artist Online Games Southern China Ref 872

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

What are your responsibilities

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


Who are you?

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


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

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

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

Art Director F2P Mobile Games Polish Seaside Ref 1755

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Lead Concept Artist AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1753

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

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


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

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

Application

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

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

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

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

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Technical Artist Mobile Games NW England Ref 1750

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

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

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

What will you be doing?

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


Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Texture Artist AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1745

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

Who you are

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

Technical requirements

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

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.

Motion Builder 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 Motion Builder 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
  • Motion Builder
  • 3D production software e.g. 3D Max
  • 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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1736.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Get in Touch

phone: +44 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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