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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Senior VFX Artist AAA Games Studio London Ref 2184

Our client is an award-winning AAA games studio based in London, who is looking for an experienced Senior VFX Artist to join their talented team and assist with building amazing effects for their AAA projects.


What will you be doing?

  • As part of the VFX team who will drive and refine the gameplay and environmental effects
  • Work closely with the Art team, Designers and Technical Art teams
  • Support the junior artists
  • Set pipelines and maintain efficacy
  • Ensure visual quality and best practices


Who you are

  • A Senior VFX artist in the games industry
  • A minimum of 3 years at Senior level, with an impressive portfolio showcasing your skills
  • Released AAA titles, pc and console games
  • Real-time VFX skills, including timing,composition, colour and how VFX provide gameplay feedback
  • Unreal 4 – VFX and Physics tools  
  • Experience with node-based material generation workflows
  • Latest digital art techniques, practices, tools, software, and trends
  • Houdini FX is an added 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 forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2184

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


Art Director PC and Console Game Studio Nottingham Ref 2414

We are working with an established and award-winning studio who is working on several AAA projects. The client is looking to appoint a seasoned Art Director to come on board, to direct the artistic vision of their unannounced action project, to set the quality bar high, maintain the standards and also support the teams across the various disciplines. 

What will you be doing?

  • Manage and direct all the art teams - create and communicate the art vision for the project – externally and internally
  • Meeting regularly with Code, Design and Art teams – discuss and implement new ideas and features
  • Work closely with the Leads – ensuring consistent delivery of quality throughout the project
  • Assist with planning projects and pitches
  • Drive quality
  • Provide feedback regarding the project’s art direction
  • Manage art reviews – internally and externally  
  • Support, guide and mentor the art team
Who you are
  • An Art Director or at Associate Art Director level in the games industry
  • A shipped title under your belt as an Art Director
  • Experience across various art styles
  • Composition, lighting and colour theory skills 
  • Identify and resolve art workflow and staffing issues
An added bonus:

  • Unreal
  • Experience with large publishers/ IP owners or franchises
Benefits

Flexible hybrid working, competitive salary, annual bonus, share incentive plan, pension and many more wonderful benefits.

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2414

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


Technical Art Director PC and Console Game Studio Nottingham Ref 2417

We are working with an established and award-winning studio who is working on several AAA projects. The client is looking to appoint a highly skilled Technical Art Director/ Computer Graphics Supervisor to come onboard, ensuring optimal results between art and game performance, delivering excellent results.  

What will you be doing?

  • Oversee the technical art processes
  • Lead and define the long-term vision of the Technical Art and VFX teams
  • Liaise and collaborate with the Code, Design and Art teams on various projects
  • Manage and oversee the pipelines and quality across the games
  • Responsible for the technologies and techniques to ensure optimal results
  • Direct all the art teams - create and communicate the art vision for the project – externally and internally
  • Meeting regularly with Code, Design and Art teams – discuss and implement new ideas and features
  • Drive quality, define best practices, workflows and pipelines
  • Develop and improve existing processes
  • Lead, support, guide and mentor the Tech and Art teams
  • Budget management
Who you are
  • A Technical Artist with 12+ years with multiple 3D titles
  • Experience of content pipelines on modern consoles
  • Excellent knowledge of Shaders, Lighting and Rendering systems
  • Excellent game developments skills – concept, pre-production through to optimisation
  • Drive optimisation of content for the game engines
  • Thorough understanding of emerging trends and tech in the games industry
  • Some experience in sculpting, modelling, rigging, animation and understanding related workflows
Benefits

Flexible hybrid working, competitive salary, annual bonus, share incentive plan, pension and many more wonderful benefits.

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2417

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


Senior Technical Artist AAA Games Studio, Nottingham - REF 2415

Our client is currently working on multiple AAA projects and is looking to appoint an experienced and highly skilled Senior Technical Artist to join their diverse and motivated team of game artists.  

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the art and coding teams
  • Work closely with the team, coming up with technical solutions
  • Develop and also identify new tools and processes
  • Create and maintain art pipelines
  • Work within set budgets
  • Optimisation of meshes, lighting, materials etc.
  • Maintain documentation for workflows

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years in the games industry  
  • Solid coding and scripting skills
  • Understanding of real-time rendering, VFX, lighting workflows
  • Level shader work and optimisation, including the creation of physical based shaders.
  • Unreal exp
  • Ability to communicate and resolve issues across artistic and technical disciplines
  • Excellent 3D software skills

Added bonus:

  • AAA game production
  • Working in an Agile environment  

Company Benefits:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, incentive plan, pension and many, many more wonderful perks.

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2415.


Technical Animator AAA Games Studio, Nottingham Ref 2416

Our client is currently working on multiple AAA projects and is looking to appoint an experienced and highly skilled Technical Animator to their team, who will be working on a new IP and using the latest technologies.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the animation and engineering teams – act as a bridge between the technical and creative disciplines
  • Responsible for the motion pipeline
  • Develop tools to support character and animation production for the future
  • Create custom rigs
  • Control the animation pipelines
  • Ensuring efficiency throughout and achieving optimal results

Requirements

  • An experienced Technical animator in the games industry
  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your rigging tool development and animation rigs
  • 3D animation software – Maya
  • Rigging in Maya and game engines
  • Able to code in PyMel / Python
  • Unreal exp
  • Understanding Character deformation techniques and dynamics, also facial animation methodologies

Added bonus:

  • Maya API
  • C++
  • AAA game production
  • Facial capture / facial analysis software

Company Benefits:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, incentive plan, pension and many, many more wonderful perks.

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2416


Senior Character Artist AAA Games Studio, Nottingham - REF 2413

Our client is currently working on multiple AAA projects and is looking to appoint a highly skilled Senior Character Artist who has an impressive portfolio and eye for detail, to join their diverse and passionate team.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with and collaborate with the concept, rigging and animation teams
  • Identify design problems and offer solutions
  • Creating and meeting the specifications provided
  • Produce high quality characters/high polygon models
  • Liaise with the teams to create amazing characters
  • Adhere to the budget specification

Requirements

  • An experienced Senior Character Artist in the games industry – pc, console and/or mobile development
  • An impressive portfolio, showcasing a variety of art styles
  • Real-time shader experience
  • PBR workflow
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter
  • Character skinning/ rigging

Added bonus:

  • Unreal 4/ Unity experience
  • Hard surface modelling

Company Benefits:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, incentive plan, pension and many, many more wonderful perks.

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2413


Senior VFX Artist AAA Games Studio UK - REF 2383

Our client is an award-winning AAA games studio based in the UK, who is looking for an experienced and skilled Senior VFX Artist with amazing artistic and strong technical skills, with high attention to detail, to join their team and work on their exciting new projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating stunning visual effects for their projects
  • Drive the visual quality and gameplay integration
  • Collaborate with the Art team, Designers and technical teams
  • Provide feedback regarding any game designs which may impact the schedule
  • Ensure all memory and frame rate guides are met for all platforms
  • Mentor other VFX artists and aid in resolving complex artistic/VFX development
  • Manage the quality of VFX for combat, cinematics, quests...
  • Stay aware of trends and techniques from the industry, evaluate competitive products, and learn new software packages

Who you are

  • VFX experience at Senior with an impressive portfolio showcasing your skills
  • Worked on AAA titles
  • Portfolio demonstrating VFX work
  • 4+ years production experience as a VFX Artist in the games industry, with title under your belt as VFX artist
  • Photoshop editing skills to create texture effects for the particle systems.
  • Particle systems like Niagara, PopcornFXv2, VFX Graph is a preference
  • Node based shader pipelines
  • Ability to make prerendering sims 
  • Technical and creative problem-solving
  • Familiar with scripting principles incl. C++, C# Python, HLSL, GLSL...

Benefits

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

Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document along with you updated URL portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 2173.

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


Senior Environment Artist AAA UK REF 1989

An exciting opportunity exists with a leading AAA games studio in the Midlands UK.

The client is looking to recruit a highly talented Senior Environment Artist, good experience of PBR techniques, world-class 3D software knowledge and AAA Games experience, with the ability to work from concept and delivering exceptional quality of projects.

What skills do you need?

  • Any skills using photogrammetry will be an added advantage.
  • Also, your ability to work as a team, to collaborate with internal stakeholders and being able communicate all levels, will set you apart from the rest.
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role with a published title under your belt

Application

Are you a game changer and ready for your next career move? Please contact cvs@big-planet.biz with your CV and portfolio URL highlighting assets and architecture. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.

Benefits


Senior Character Artist AAA Games Studio London Ref 2418

Our client who specialises in multi-player first person shooter games, is working on an exciting new project and looking to appoint a highly talented Senior Character Artist with strong sculpting, texturing and artistic abilities, with a keen an eye for detail, bringing their characters to life!  

Responsibilities

  • Reports to and collaborates with the Creative Director and the Art Director  
  • Creating and meeting the specifications provided
  • Maintaining high quality characters for our project
  • Liaise and collaborate with the team, creating amazing characters
  • Adhere to and maintain the defined art visual style

Requirements

  • An experienced Senior Character Artist in the games industry, with at least 3 shipped titles
  • An impressive portfolio, showcasing a variety of art styles
  • Real-time shader experience
  • PBR workflow
  • Hard surface and organic 3D modelling and texturing  
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical construction and functionality (gear, weapons & robotics)
  • Strong understanding of form, silhouette, shape, texture, colour and lighting
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop
  • Character skinning/ rigging
  • Unreal 4
  • Substance Designer and Substance Painter is a bonus

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2418


Associate Vehicle Artist - contract role, AAA Studio Midlands Ref 2296

Our client is a world-class and leading AAA studio who is looking to appoint a highly skilled Vehicle Artist, who will assist the team to take their world-famous racing game to a new level!  Your keen eye for detail, a passion for automotive design and proven skills of quality work will secure an interview.

You’ll have 

  • Console experience working on published titles
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality 3D assets for AAA titles
  • A thorough understanding of all technical aspects of vehicle creation
  • An outstanding portfolio demonstrating your vehicle work for AAA titles
  • A passion for games and game visuals

Who you are

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in games, creating high quality 3D vehicle assets
  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your skills as a vehicle artist
  • Detail-oriented and execution of high-quality work
  • Excellence in hard surface modelling – high and low poly
  • 2D texturing skills – using Substance Designer and Adobe Photoshop
  • Understanding PBR techniques

Application

Please e-mail your Word CV and your updated portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2296

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


Senior VFX /Tech Artist Games Studio Berlin Ref 2404

My client is looking to appoint an experienced Senior VFX/Tech Artist to join their team; a good communicator and team player, with an eye for detail who will be creating amazing visual effects, shaping the direction of the project and pushing the boundaries.

What will you do?

  • Working closely with the art, audio, design and engineering teams, in order to deliver 1st class visual effects
  • Optimization of VFX workflows
  • Maintenance of the global tools and workflows relating to VFX production
  • Research solutions and technologies with the engineering team

Who are you?

  • A min of 4 years as a VFX artist in the games industry
  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your broad VFX skills
  • In-game effects creation
  • 3D asset creation – 3DS Max, Photoshop, Mudbox/Zbrush skills
  • Unity
  • Solid VEX and Python skills
  • Knowledge of Houdini and other DCCs in regard to VFX 

Added bonus if you have the following:

  • Basic HLSL  
  • VFX for mobile platform
  • Experience with fluid simulation, fracturing etc

Benefits

Excellent renumeration and benefits, offering flexible office hours

Application

To apply please forward your updated CV to cvs@big-planet.biz along with your latest URL portfolio/ showreel quoting reference 2404

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Senior Lighting Artist Console Game Studio SE London Ref 2378

We are working with a studio situated South East of London, who is looking to appoint an talented Senior Lighting Artist to join their

dynamic studio who will be working on next-gen projects, pushing the boundaries in UE4 and UE5.  

What will you be doing?

  • Work with the Art Director /Creative Director who will create distinctive look that support gameplay
  • Liaise and collaborate with tech art and graphic engineers on shaders, shadows and other quality issues
  • Communicate with production to plan lighting work
  • Identify potential risks and communicate with management
  • Optimise lighting content, create AAA quality lighting
  • Collaborate with the project’s leadership team, ensuring the visuals of the game, comply with the technical constraints

Who you are

  • Senior Lighting Artist with relevant qualification, and experience, with an updated portfolio showcasing your skills
  • Real-time dynamic and baked lighting, grading and post fx skills
  • Unreal 4 game engine or similar
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Photoshop
  • Art creation workflow, asset exporting, and data driven pipelines

An added bonus:

  • Unreal
  • Shipped AAA titles as an Art Director
  • World building and narrative experience
  • Creating HDR skyboxes
  • UE4 blueprints
  • Material /shader work and scripting
  • Colour grading / post-process effects  

Benefits

Flexible hybrid working, private healthcare, pension plan and incentives

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2378

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


Art Director Console Game Development Studio SE London Ref 2377

We are working with a studio situated South East of London, who is looking to appoint an experienced, creative and highly talented Art Director, who will motivate, lead the art teams and collaborate with all disciplines, to deliver amazing and beautiful environments.  

What will you be doing?

  • Collaborate with the project’s leadership team, ensuring the visuals of the game, comply with the technical constraints
  • Drive quality
  • Take ownership of the project, and drive the artistic vison of the project – communicate with the art vision with the internal and external teams
  • Work closely with the Code, Design, Audio and Art teams – collaborate, help implement new ideas, guide and motivate 
  • Liaise with the Art leads – ensure high quality standards are maintained throughout the project
  • Provide feedback after review – keep with the project’s art direction
  • Work with marketing – provide assets to best represent the games
  • Taking ownership of aspects of the project's direction - marketing and branding for the projects 
  • Grow and build the art team – recruit and external development partners

Who you are

  • An Art Director with experience developing new IP
  • Shipped titles as an Art Director
  • Knowledge of PBR workflows
  • 3D modelling tools/ painting/ illustration software
  • Asset management and tracking software – JIRA, Shotgun, Perforce
  • Solid team management and leadership skills

An added bonus:

  • Unreal
  • Shipped AAA titles as an Art Director
  • World building and narrative experience
  • HDR pipelines
  • Experience with large publishers/ IP owners on shipped games
  • Solid people management skills

Benefits

Flexible hybrid working, private healthcare, pension plan and incentives

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2377

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


Lead Concept Artist PC/Console Games Germany - REF 2372

Our client is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the South of Germany and they are looking to employ a skilled Lead Concept Artist, a good communicator who will manage the outsourcing teams and support the internal 2D team.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Creative Director and the Game Designer
  • Liaise and collaborate with the technical Art Director
  • Provide concepts which relate to real time 3D engine
  • Assist with the creation of the game world in the vision of the game concept
  • Manage and plan the outsourcing team’s work
  • Create and deliver 2D concept art that meet the requirements for the project – props, scenes, characters, buildings, backgrounds
  • Propose concept references

Requirements

  • A min of 5 years in the games industry as a Senior Concept Artist
  • 1 shipped title as a lead concept artist/ outsourcing manager
  • An amazing portfolio, showcasing different styles – realistic to stylised
  • 3D modelling skills is a bonus

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2372


Lead Character Artist AAA Console Games Studio UK Ref 2365

Our client who specialises in multi-player first person shooter games, is working on an exciting new project and looking to appoint a highly skilled Lead Character Artist to join them, to create and define the look of their characters, while maintaining their high quality standards.  

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Art Director  
  • Working closely with the Creative Director
  • Mentor and lead the team
  • Maintain and drive the quality with the other lead artists
  • Liaise and collaborate with the Design Director, creating amazing characters

Requirements

  • An experienced Lead Character Artist in the games industry, with at least 3 shipped titles
  • Team management experience
  • Real-time shader experience
  • PBR workflow
  • Hard surface and organic 3D modelling and texturing  
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical construction and functionality (gear, weapons & robotics)
  • Strong understanding of form, silhouette, shape, texture, colour and lighting
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop
  • Character skinning/ rigging
  • Unreal 4
  • Marvelous Designer and Substance Painter is a bonus

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2365


Lead Character Artist PC and Console Games Germany Ref 2363

Our client is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the South of Germany and they are looking to employ a Lead Character Artist, to join them, to create amazing characters for their upcoming projects.  

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Technical Art Director  
  • Working closely with the Creative Director
  • Collaborate with the concept artists
  • Lead the team of character artists
  • Manage the outsourcing of characters, provide feedback and constraints 
  • Low-poly modelling, mapping, texturing

Requirements

  • A min of 6 years in the games industry as a Senior Character Artist, with at least 3 shipped titles
  • Team management experience
  • High-poly and low-ploy baking workflows
  • Hard surface modelling
  • Sculpt organic clothing
  • Strong understanding of topology and how it applied to animation for characters
  • 3DS Max, Zbrush, Blender, Substance Painter and Designer, Photoshop

An added bonus, if you have the following:

  • Character skinning/ rigging
  • Unreal 4
  • Marvelous Designer

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2363


Technical Artist PC and Console Games Germany Ref 2366

Our client is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the South of Germany and they are looking to employ a Technical Artist, to join them and assist their teams to develop, design and implement art pipelines, tools and features using Unreal engine.

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Lead Technical Artist
  • Working closely with all Art teams’ members, Game Design and Engineering teams
  • Also, work closely with 3d artists and outsourcers to ensure that technical constraints are respected
  • Develop, design and implement art pipelines, tools and features using Unreal engine.
  • Develop rendering tech features/prototype gameplay features using Unreal blueprint system and test the implementation on the target platforms.
  • GPU and CPU optimisations

Requirements

  • 3 years in the games industry as a Technical Artist, with at least 1 shipped title
  • One of the following languages will suffice - Maxscript, Mel, JavaScript, Python, C#, C++
  • An understanding of 3D graphics
  • Any of the following tools - 3DS Max, Maya, Maya, Blender, Houdini, Substance Painter/Designer, Photoshop
  • Materials/ shading and rendering

An added bonus, if you have the following:

  • Character skinning/ rigging
  • Full digital art content creation pipeline
  • Zbrush, Speedtree, Marvelous Designer

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2366


Lead Artist Award-Winning Developer UK - Ref 2355

Our client is growing fast, developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology. They are looking to employ a talented Lead Artist to join their team of industry veterans, who will drive the artistic vision of the project and set high technical and quality standards.  

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with both the Executive Producer and Art Director
  • Liaise with the Lead Programmer, Development Manager and Director of Product Development
  • Collaborate with the Technical Artist and engineering team, to assist with the implementation of tools and technology
  • Set the team’s visual quality targets
  • Track progress and communicate with the Development Manager  

Requirements

  • A Lead with 5 years of experience, along with 1 shipped title 
  • An impressive portfolio to showcase your artistic skills
  • Unreal Engine 
  • 3DS Max, Maya and other standard art tools
  • Houdini is a bonus
  • Knowledge of CG techniques and technologies

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV, along with your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2355


Outsource Artist Award-Winning Developer UK Ref 2356

Our client is growing fast, developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology. They are looking to employ an experienced Outsource Artist to join their team of industry veterans, who will be liaising with their external partners, to check and control the quality of the art and provide feedback.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the art director, art leads, production team, and development manager – assessing outsourcing needs
  • Schedule and track all incoming assets – take ownership, give feedback
  • Build relationships between internal and external teams
  • Approve and communicate with the vendor, in order to deliver to the Development team
  • Implement approved assets and create high quality assets whenever required

Requirements

  • Experience with Outsource management
  • Asset management
  • Unreal Engine 
  • 3DS Max, Maya, Zbrush and understanding production pipeline
  • Deadline-driven

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV, along with your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2356


Senior Vehicle Artist Award-Winning Developer UK - Ref 2357

Our client is growing fast, developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology. They are looking to employ a talented Senior Vehicle Artist to join their team of industry veterans, who will set the quality bar high and steer the development of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Report to the Lead and collaborate with the artists to deliver all required content
  • Modelling, UV mapping, texturing, rigging and animation of vehicles – creating realistic, high end quality vehicle assets
  • Implementation and configuration within Unreal Engine 4
  • Adhere to art workflows, pipelines and budget limitations
  • Mentoring the junior artists – assist and guide with day to day best working practices and discipline development

Requirements

  • Vehicle artist in the games industry - 3 years plus, with 1 shipped title 
  • PC or next-gen console games experience
  • Unreal Engine 
  • 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance Painter and Substance Designer 

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV, along with your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2357


Senior Technical Artist Award-Winning Developer UK - Ref 2089

Our client is growing fast, developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology. They are looking to employ a skilled Senior Technical Artist to join their team of industry veterans, who will come on board to support the engineers and artists and drive their visual and procedural creation.  

Responsibilities

  • A conduit between the art and programming teams
  • Tools development – ensuring the assets conform and assist with optimization
  • Ensure efficient workflow procedures, tools and pipelines are adhered to
  • Share and communicate best practices of the art and programming teams
  • Drive to improve quality across our products

Requirements

  • Solid experience as a Technical Artist
  • Unreal Engine – blueprints and materials
  • PBR art pipelines
  • Python
  • Practical skills with profiling and optimisation, and establishing platform standards
  • Practical knowledge of 3D packages such as Maya, Houdini, 3DsMax, and Zbrush

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV, along with your latest portfolio to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2089


Environment & Prop Artist (2 vacancies). London UK. Contract role.

Our client is a revolutionary VR studio based in London, building immersive simulations to enhance and accelerate the human experience. Now, they are looking for 2 skilled and experienced 3D environment / prop artists to help them on their latest ground breaking project. This is a minimum 6-months fixed term contract but likely to be longer. As part of the role, you will form part of their world class art team, creating high poly photo real standard natural environments for an high profile client.

Who you are?

· A full project lifecycle experience in a 3D art role

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Unreal Engine (or similar) experience

· Team player with a can do attitude

· Great understanding of art, design, and technical fundamentals

· Keen eye for detail

· 3DSMax / Maya

· You must be flexible, highly motivated, and approachable

Benefits

· A great work life balance & excellent base salary with bonus

Application 

· Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2353

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


Art Producer London, UK or Remote – REF 2342

Our client is a revolutionary VR studio based in London, building immersive simulations to enhance and accelerate the human experience. Now, they are looking for a skilled and experienced Art Producer to help them on their latest ground breaking project. This is a minimum 6-months fixed term contract but likely to be longer. As part of the role, you will form part of their world class creative team, developing the processes by which their art content productionis planned and executed. You will also be responsible for maintaining a standard of high quality as well as forming strong relationships across multi-disciplinary teams, enabling you to confidently lead meetings and direct tasks as required.

Who you are?

· A full project lifecycle experience in either an art manager or art production role

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Exposure to a range of project management software packages

· Beable to confidently lead meetings across multi-disciplinary teams

· Great knowledge of production practices as well as an understanding of art, design,and technical fundamentals

· Keen eye for detail and has risk management experience

· You must be flexible, highly motivated, and approachable

Benefits

A great work life balance & excellent base salary with bonus

Application  

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2342. 

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


Associate Lighting Director AAA Games Studio Midlands - Ref 2325

Our client is known for creating cutting-edge game experiences. They are looking to appoint an experienced Lead Lighting Artist, an expert in your field, who will set and maintain the visual direction of their project.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Director and the Lead Technical Artist
  • Take ownership of the technical and artistic vision on the pipeline management and visual level
  • Utilise, create and enhance a bespoke for the team
  • Maintain the quality expectations
  • Test and identify external and internal tools to maintain their competitive edge in the market
  • Oversee aspects such as colour-grading, post-effects and key lighting behaviours

Requirements

  • Lead lighting experience, with an impressive portfolio showcasing your skills
  • Real-time, dynamic lighting experience
  • Davinci Resolve from BlackMagic
  • Sound technical credentials
  • Adobe suite, 3DS Max, Photoshop

 
Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio/showreel links to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2325


Principal Technical Artist VR Game Development Studio Netherlands - Re

We are working with a leading VR and AR studio based in beautiful Amsterdam, who is looking to appoint an experienced and innovative Principal Technical Artist, who will implement new tools and techniques, creating visual appeal and drive high quality graphics.  

What will you be doing?

  • Motivate, lead and inspire the technical team
  • Drive improvements
  • Maintain the toolchain for art creation
  • Create new tools and innovate on techniques for asset creation
  • Drive quality and the best visual results

Who you are

  • Excellent understanding of rendering theory from console to mobile games
  • Unreal 4 – blueprints, materials and shaders
  • Optimization skills from profiling to implementation
  • Python

An added bonus:

  • Substance Painter and Designer
  • Houdini
  • Programming in C++/C#
  • CGFX
  • HLSL shader languages
  • Modelling and texturing skills

Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word CV along with your latest URL portfolio/showreel links to 

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2326

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