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Vacancies in Art & Animation

New Vacancy - Animation Director AAA Studio Midlands Ref 2090

New Vacancy - Animation Director  AAA Studio Midlands Ref 2090

Our client is a successful and an award-winning AAA studio situated in “Silicon Spa”. They are looking for an experienced Animation Director to join their talented team to drive and maintain the high quality and standards of their game.     

Animation Director role:


  • Work closely with the Art and Cinematic Directors to develop the artistic vision of the AAA project

  • Take ownership of the animation production and maintain the look and feel of the game's animation style

  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team, supervise and review all the animation pipeline and final delivery from conception to release

  • Drive artistic vision and oversee the successful completion of the game aesthetic

  • Review the quality levels and maintain the high standards throughout the process

Skills and experience required:


  • Relevant game industry experience at Director level

  • Previous AAA studio projects and multiple high profile console titles under your belt

  • Highly motivated and able to motivate others, detail-oriented and an effective verbal and written communicator across all levels

  • Project management pertaining to animation – from start to finish

  • Running, inspiring, leading and representing the animation team and its output

Benefits:

This studio offers a competitive salary, bonus scheme and wonderful company benefits. 


    Application:
      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to lynelle@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2090

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

      Senior Technical Artist Cross-platform Games Studio Midlands Ref 2080

      Senior Technical Artist Cross-platform Games Studio Midlands Ref 2080 

      Our client is one of the best in its class, a cross-platform game developer situated in the Midlands.  They are growing and are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Technical Artist to join their team of veterans in the industry, to work on their range of highly regarded IPs and different platforms.

      Responsibilities


      • Collaborate and communicate with the various teams to find solutions to any technical issues

      • Optimisation all art-related elements of their games – materials, lighting. VFX, meshes 

      • Balancing aesthetic needs and define and meet all in-game asset budgets

      • Resolve snags, maintain and propose optimization developments

      • Develop tools & scripts, iterate and archive documentation

      • Propose and deliver goals and monitor implementation

      • Provide guidelines to the art and code teams regarding best practices

      • Develop pipelines

      Requirements

      • A minimum of 5 years experience as a technical artist

      • Multiple shipped titles (across platforms)

      • C++/ C#

      • Understanding artistic principles and digital art content tools – Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance Painter…

      • Unreal and/or Unity

      • Your experience with GIT or other version control systems and working in an Agile environment, is a bonus

      Benefits

      This studio offers a very competitive salary and wonderful company benefits.

      Application


      Please forward your CV Word format and your portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2080.
      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

      3D Animator Mobile Games Studio Spain Ref 1021

      3D Animator Mobile Games Studio Spain Ref 1021

      Are you a 3D Animator? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working for a leading mobile games studio?

      This F2P iOS and Android games studio based in Barcelona, Spain, is looking for a 3D Animator to join their team and work on their games.



      What will you be doing?


      • Animating characters and environments

      • Evaluating animations alongside the outsourcing team


      Who you are


      • 5+ years as a 3D animator in the games industry

      • 3D packages e.g. Max, Maya...

      • Game engines e.g. Unity

      • Illustration and Photoshop or similar

      • Interpersonal and communication skills

      Benefits


      This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary.


        Application

        Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1021.

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





          Lead Artist Mobile Games Spain Ref 1620

          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


          • 5+ years in the games industry as an Art Director/Lead Artist or similar

          • Technical and quality art validation

          • 3D and 2D software e.g. 3DS Max, Photoshop...

          • Negotiation and change management

          Benefits

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

          Application

          Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1620.

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

          Associate Art Director AAA Console Studio UK Ref 2077

          Associate Art Director AAA Console Studio UK Ref 2077

          Our client is a AAA studio, well-known for delivering high standards of quality is now looking to employ an Associate-level Art Director to join their Birmingham studio.


          Responsibilities:


          • Collaborate with Art Director in guiding the implementation of all content according to the defined style and scope, working across multiple disciplines to ensure stunning AAA visuals are delivered throughout

          • Maintain the budget and schedules

          • Leveraging prior experience, actively seek and identify risks and opportunities of improvement across teams

          • Review and maintain consistent levels of quality

          • Provide cinematic direction

          Requirements:

          • At least 5 years' experience within the games industry


          • At least one released AAA title, passionate for games

          • Deep understanding of Art principles, 2D and 3D art, shape, composition and lighting, as displayed on portfolio

          • Highly motivated and able to motivate others, detail-oriented and an effective verbal and written communicator across all levels

          Benefits

          This studio offers a competitive salary, bonus scheme and good company benefits.


          Application

          Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2077.

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

          New vacancy – Lead Lighting Artist AAA Studio Midlands UK Ref 2076

          New vacancy – Lead Lighting Artist AAA Studio Midlands UK Ref 2076

          This AAA games studio based in Leamington Spa is looking for a highly skilled and creative Lead Lighting Artist, with an eye for detail, to join their talented team and work on their award-winning game. 

          What will you be doing?


          • Driving lighting technology, processes and pipeline

          • Delivering a consistently high standard of lighting across all game aspects

          • Identifying risks and making improvement

          • Liaise and collaborate with the various departments


          Who you are

          • Lighting pipelines and art techniques

          • Proven team leadership skills

          • High quality lighting look-development

          • AAA lighting pipeline experience

          • Physically based game rendering

          • Lighting and colour theory

          • Off-line 3D rendering

          • Digital photography

          • 3DS Max

          • Good interpersonal and communication skills

          • Animated VFX is an added bonus


          Benefits

          This studio offers a competitive salary, bonus scheme and good company benefits.


            Application

            Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV in Word format to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2076.

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

            Senior/Lead UI Artist Award-winning Studio Canada Ref 2071

            Senior/Lead UI Artist Award-winning Studio Canada Ref 2071

            Our client is an award-winning studio based in Canada, offering a range of digital services. They are  looking to appoint an experienced and creative Senior UI Artist to join their competent and talented UI team.  In this role you will not necessarily be managing people but act as the key contact in the UI team.


            Who you are


            • Design and analyse project requests

            • Create UI style guides for the whole team

            • Create UI assets, UI skinning and define UI layout

            • Define: usability strategies; front end flow and menu hierarchy design / layout; game controls and interface

            • Work to maintain the UI pipelines to meet deadlines

            • Push and maintain quality standards of the projects

            What will you do?


            • Relevant qualification with games industry experience

            • Solid UI/UX and illustration experience

            • HUDS, menus, icons…

            • Unity, Adobe suite and knowledge of 3D programmes

            • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional UI as well as a broad range and styles of art skills

            • Understanding of technical aspects in video games and good graphics practices in a game/mobile application context

            • Resourceful, self-motivated, organised and creative lead artist and a problem solver

            • 7+ years’ experience with some in games


            Benefits:

            Competitive salary with amazing company benefits (group insurance, free parking, free healthy snacks, working in a trendy office space.


              Application:

              Please email your updated CV in Word along with your UI art portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2071


              We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

              VFX Artist AAA Console Studio Germany Ref 2068

              VFX Artist  AAA Console Studio Germany Ref 2068

              We are working with a leading AAA console game studio based in Central Germany who are looking for a VFX Artist to join their team. They are looking for a passionate and creative special effects artist with a keen eye for detail.


              What will you be doing


              • Optimizing visual FX for performance while maintaining high-quality standards

              • Creating high quality real-time visual FX for characters, environments and gameplay using custom tools

              • Maintaining visual FX production pipeline and refining the processes

              • Technical tasks and problem-solving, based on the project’s needs

              • Working with producers, lead artists and animators on special effects for games to track and manage workflow through different departments

              • Creating digital particle effects including fluid fire, smoke, explosions, as well as object and light manipulation


              Who you are

              • Relevant qualification, with professional real-time VFX experience in the games industry

              • 1+ released console or PC title

              • Max or Maya, Motion Graphics and FX

              • 3D modelling and knowledge of cinematic of post-production is 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 to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2068. Please include your VFX reel.


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

                Technical Artist AAA Console Games Germany Ref 2069

                Technical Artist AAA Console Games Germany Ref 2069

                We are working with a leading AAA console game studio based in Frankfurt, Germany who are looking for a Technical Artist to join their team, working closely with the art and engine teams, ensuring asset quality and performance.


                What will you be doing


                • Provide support for the Art and Tech teams

                • Production problem solving - recognising inefficiencies and pipeline issues and solving them

                • Developing user friendly tools and scripts.

                • Creation and maintenance of Technical Art documentation for features and tools for the team.

                • Ensure our DCC pipeline can push out the highest quality

                • Creating and maintaining Shaders with the collaboration of the Render Code Team.


                Who are you

                • Technical artist / tools programmer– a min 2 years’ experience in the games industry

                • Scripting experience in Python, MaxScript

                • Good understanding of Maya, 3DS Max. Photoshop

                • Solid understanding of art optimisation techniques and developing custom tools for Digital Content Creation tools

                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 to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2069
                   
                  We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

                  Vehicle Artist - contract role, AAA Studio Midlands Ref 2064

                  Vehicle Artist - contract role, AAA Studio Midlands Ref 2064 

                  A publishing backed, world leading AAA studio are currently looking for a talented Vehicle Artist to assist their 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


                  • Detail-oriented and execution of high quality work

                  • Excellence in hard surface modelling

                  • 2D texturing skills – using Substance Designer and Adobe Photoshop

                  • Understanding PBR techniques


                  Application

                  Please email your Word CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2064

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

                  3D Artist Mobile Studio UK Ref 2060

                  3D Artist Mobile Studio UK Ref 2060


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


                  You will have:


                  • A passion for games, mobile games  

                  • 2D sketching, drawing, painting and composition skillsets

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

                  • 3DS Max / Maya and Photoshop

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

                  • UV layout

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


                  Benefits Include:


                  • Regular health, wellbeing, and social events.

                  • Comprehensive Bonus Package

                  • Generous Company Pension

                  • Life Assurance

                  • Discounts on products


                  Application

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

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

                  Lead Environment Artist Game Studio South France Ref 2057

                  Lead Environment Artist Game Studio South France Ref 2057

                  We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who is looking for a talented Lead Environment Artist to join their team and work on their hit action RPG title for PC. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to apply their passion and knowledge for the RPG genre and develop their skills in a collaborative environment, to lead the team.

                  What will you be doing?


                  • Manage, motivate and support the team

                  • Creating high quality content

                  • Developing and maintaining top quality game environments

                  • Delivering work in-line with production schedules

                  • Accepting and providing feedback

                  • Prioritising competing demands

                  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team

                  Who you are


                  • 5+ years' experience as as senior/ lead Environment Artist

                  • RPG/Action RPG/Fantasy game experience

                  • A strong portfolio of work to demonstrate a high amount of attention to artistic and technical detail

                  • Expert knowledge in industry standard tools such as 3ds Max, ZBrush & Photoshop

                  • A positive attitude with a pro-active approach and a high degree of self-motivation and initiative

                  Benefits

                  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

                  Application

                  Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2057

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

                  Lighting Artist Console Games Studio – Germany Ref 2055

                  Lighting Artist Console Games Studio – Germany Ref 2055

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

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


                  What will you be doing


                  • Working closely with the Technical Art Director

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

                  • Setting and maintaining the lighting moods of the games

                  • Custom tools to create lighting

                  • Lighting setups and optimization support


                  Who you are


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

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

                  • Shipped at least 1 title

                  • Unreal 4, with lighting pipeline

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

                  • Understanding of luminance and colour theory


                  Benefits

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


                  Application


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

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

                  Senior Procedural Technical Artist AAA console studio, UK Ref 2052

                  Senior Procedural Technical Artist AAA console studio, UK Ref 2052

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


                  What will you be doing


                  • Creating internal processes

                  • Asset pipeline implementation

                  • Liaise with the tools and rendering teams

                  • Art creation

                  • Process automation

                  • Support the content creators  


                  Who you are


                  • A skilled technical artist with shipped console titles

                  • Shader creation

                  • PBR material workflow

                  • Houdini experience and other procedural creation skills

                  • Max/Maya scripting knowledge

                  • Process-driven  


                  Benefits

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

                  Application

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

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

                  Livery Artist AAA Studio UK Ref 2051

                  Livery Artist AAA Studio UK Ref 2051 

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

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

                  What will you do


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

                  • Visualise stunning assets

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

                  Who you are


                  • Relevant degree / related qualification

                  • Games industry experience

                  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your livery art and design skills

                  • Digital and traditional illustration skills

                  • 3D software packages

                  • Creative suit CC, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop


                  Benefits

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

                  Application

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

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


                  Art Director AAA Developer Shanghai China Ref 2046

                  Art Director AAA Developer Shanghai China Ref 2046

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

                  What you'll do:

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

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

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

                  • Create and follow through with existing game art direction

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

                  • Budget management


                  Who you are:



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

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

                  • AAA shipped titles

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

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

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

                  • Methodical, great organisation and time management skill personally and inter-personally

                  • Demonstrable prowess leading teams internally and with external partners

                  • Passionate for game development, keyed-in on trends and an inspiring communicator across all levels 

                  • Mandarin will definitely be a bonus


                  Benefits


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


                    Application

                    Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2046

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

                    Art Manager AAA Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2045

                    Art Manager AAA Studio, Midlands UK Ref 2045

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

                    What will you do?


                    • Previous Art manager experience

                    • At least one published title / AAA games experience

                    • Keen eye for detail

                    • Planning and manage the schedules

                    • Budgeting and outsourcing management

                    • Manage the production and delivery of all art and animation

                    • Liaise with all the art teams

                    Benefits


                    Great multicultural work environment, excellent salary and bonus scheme.  


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

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

                    UI Artist AAA Studio France Ref 1562

                    UI Artist AAA Studio France Ref 1562

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

                    What will you be doing?


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

                    • Interaction and Motion Design

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


                    Who you are


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

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

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

                    • Agile method and task system

                    • Unity a bonus

                    • After Effects a bonus

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

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


                    Benefits

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

                    Application

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

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

                    Senior Technical Artist UK, Remote

                    Senior Technical Artist UK, Remote 

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

                    What will you be doing?


                    • Proactively identifying and providing solutions potential issues

                    • Increasing quality and efficiency through new technique implementation

                    • Ensuring content will run smoothly across multiple platforms

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

                    • Rendering complex environments effects

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

                    Who you are

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

                    • Unreal 4 expert - including blueprints and implementation and Houdini

                    • PBR art pipelines

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

                    • Understanding rigging and animation principles

                    A bonus...

                    • Cascade, Niagara

                    • C++/ Python

                    Application

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

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

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

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

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

                    Who you are


                    • Team management skills as a lead artist

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

                    • AAA games / multiple shipped titles

                    • Good communications skills

                    • Proactive, efficient and a problem-solver


                    What skills do you need?


                    • Understanding production - processes, flow and pipelines

                    • Provide feedback, liaising and collaborating with the art teams

                    • Set and maintain quality standards and following up on delivery

                    • Mentoring and coaching junior artists

                    • Ensure art style is adhered to by the team

                    • Resource allocation and scheduling

                    • Collaborate with the lead artists, Producer and Art Director

                    • Identify any staffing needs

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

                    Application


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

                    Senior Vehicle Artist - World Class AAA Studio Ref 1993

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


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

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

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


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

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

                    We are a GDPR compliant company.



                    Environment Artist France Ref 2011

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

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

                    What skills do you need?

                    • Industrial design experience

                    • Your expert knowledge of 3DS Max

                    • Solid Photoshop experience

                    • PBR


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

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

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

                    Art Director Mobile Games Spain Ref 1920

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

                    What will you be doing?


                    • Taking ownership of the game vision

                    • Building immersive worlds

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

                    • Technical requirement recommendations

                    • Managing Art Bibles

                    • Aiding in recruitment

                    Who are you 

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

                    • Management of multiple projects

                    • Negotiation and change management


                    Benefits


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

                    Application

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

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

                      Senior VFX Artist Remote Ref 2032

                      New Vacancy – Senior VFX Artist Remote Ref 2032

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


                      What will you be doing?

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



                      Who you are

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


                      Benefits

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

                      Application

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

                      Senior Technical Artist Remote Ref 2031

                      Senior Technical Artist Remote Ref 2031

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


                      What will you be doing?

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


                      Who you are

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

                      Benefits

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


                      Application

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

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



                      Get in Touch

                      phone: +44 (0) 1273 233 534

                      email: info@big-planet.biz

                      cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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