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Vacancies in Art & Animation

Lead Concept Artist AAA Console Games Studio UK Ref 2456

Our client is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the United Kingdom and they are looking to employ an experienced and talented Lead Concept Artist; someone with excellent visual design skills, a good communicator who will manage and lead the concept team to new heights. 


Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Director 
  • Lead, guide, motivate and push the concept team
  • Provide design of environments, keyframes, props and set concepts 
  • Assist with the creation of the game world in the vision of the game concept 
  • Create and deliver concept art that meet the requirements for the project 
  • Follow up and follow through with feedback


Requirements

·A min of 5 years in the games industry as a Lead or Senior Concept Artist 

·Has worked on a published title

·AAA experience is a bonus 

·An amazing portfolio, showcasing different styles, understanding of visual design principles including colour and light, with an eye for detail 

·Solid experience, translating from the conceptual phase to in game content

·Excellent leadership abilities 

 
Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2456 


VFX Director Multiplatform Game Development Studio Asia Ref 2446

We are working with a successful studio based in Chengdu China, who is looking to appoint an experienced VFX Director, who will lead and motivate his team, to deliver and exceed clients’ expectations and consistently produce high quality VFX.

What will you be doing?

  • Provide direction and generate conceptual and creative ideas for VFX team
  • Develops the look and feel of FX that fits their projects’ stylistic guidelines
  • Optimization of VFX
  • Maintain best practices of VFX workflow.
  • Evaluate and manage team performance evaluations
  • Guide the research and development team to experiment with new industry technologies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical challenges

Who you are

  • A skilled games artist with a minimum of 7 years in VFX  
  • Experience at Director level
  • An impressive portfolio, showcasing your body of work - professional and personal work
  • At least 2 released titles, ideally AAA 
  • Solid team management experience
  • Experience in various aesthetic and animation styles ranging from AAA photorealism to stylized cartoon
  • In-depth understanding of the principles of art, styling, tone, composition, colour

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2446

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


Senior VFX Artist Console Studio AAA Project SE England Ref 2450

Our client is expanding and working on an exciting AAA project. They are looking to appoint a talented and creative Senior VFX Artist, who will be able to raise and deliver the standards of the effects for their unannounced project.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely and support the other team members
  • Set and adhere to high quality standards
  • Follow the set art pipelines and workflows
  • Asset exporting
  • Process automation and procedural creation

Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a VFX role in the games industry, with 1 shipped title
  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your VFX skills
  • Skilled in gameplay and cinematics
  • Detail-oriented and execution of high-quality work
  • Unreal 4, with 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Suite
  • Technical knowledge of Houdini/ other VFX software
  • An added bonus if you have AAA experience

Application

Please e-mail your Word CV and your updated portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2450

We are an equal opps company, value divers


Senior Vehicle Artist Console Studio AAA Project SE England Ref 2449

Our client is expanding and working on an exciting AAA project. They are looking to appoint a talented Senior Vehicle Artist, with an eye for detail and knowledge of cutting-edge art techniques.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Team
  • Liaise and with the other departments
  • Create high quality and realistic vehicle assets
  • Set and adhere to high quality standards
  • Follow the set art pipelines and workflows
  • Modelling, UV mapping, texturing and animation of vehicles
  • Configuration within Unreal 4 and/ 5
  • Assist and mentor junior members

Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Vehicle Artist in the games industry, with 1 shipped title
  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your skills as a vehicle artist
  • Detail-oriented and execution of high-quality work
  • Unreal 4, with 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Suite
  • An added bonus if you have AAA experience

Application

Please e-mail your Word CV and your updated portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2449

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


Art Director Mobile Games UK based studio Ref 2442

Our client who has developed very popular titles in the mobile games industry, is looking to appoint a seasoned Art Director, who will define the art style and the visual identity of their games.  

Responsibilities

  • Sets art direction to the teams
  • Define the art style for UI, environment and characters
  • Motivate, manage and lead the entire art teams
  • Raise and maintain the quality bar
  • Regular art meetings and feedback after

Requirements

  • An Art Director with 5 years in the games industry
  • An impressive portfolio to showcase your artistic skills
  • Mobile/ casual games experience  
  • Multiple released/ launched games
  • Unity Engine 
  • Agile scrum knowledge
  • Animation and VFX experience

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and amazing company benefits

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2442


Senior Game Artist Mobile Games UK based studio Ref 2444

Our client who has developed very popular titles in the mobile games industry, is looking to appoint a talented, well organised Senior Game Artist, a team player, to join their team of artists, to create beautiful assets.  

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Designers and developers
  • Generate ideas
  • Inspire and mentor others
  • Creating brilliant assets  
  • Work with deadlines and deliver high quality work

Requirements

  • Senior experience in the mobile/ casual games industry
  • An impressive portfolio to showcase your artistic skills with assets designed for diverse genres of games
  • Unity Engine 
  • Agile scrum knowledge
  • Adobe creative suite 
  • Bone and 2D Cell animation and VFX experience
  • Well versed in shape, value and color theory
  • Basic knowledge of UI/UX

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and amazing company benefits

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2444


Lead Game Artist Mobile Games UK based studio Ref 2443

Our client who has developed very popular titles in the mobile games industry, is looking to appoint a talented Lead Game Artist to join their team of artists, who will grow and develop art styles and create beautiful assets.  

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Designers and developers
  • Interpret and execute the Art Director’s vision to the various disciplines
  • Sets the direction of the team
  • Creating art for character, environment and UI
  • Team management quickly and effectively.

Requirements

  • A Lead with 5 years in the mobile/ casual games industry
  • An impressive portfolio to showcase your artistic skills
  • Unity Engine 
  • Agile scrum knowledge
  • Animation and VFX experience

Benefits

This studio offers a very competitive salary and amazing company benefits

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2443


Principal Lighting Artist AAA Console Games Studio London Ref 2441

Our client who creates team-based multi-player games, is looking to appoint an experienced and creative Principal Lighting Artist, who will come onboard and set the artistic and technical bars high, delivering excellent and consistently high quality.  

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Art Directors and the Lead Artists, to bring the mood, atmosphere to life
  • Drive the quality of the current and also the upcoming titles
  • Build and maintain the lighting pipeline, achieving stunning scenes
  • Liaise and collaborate with the Environment Art, Level Design, VFX, Cinematics and the Technical Art teams

Requirements

  • Experience as a Lead/Principal lighting Artist, along with an impressive portfolio showcasing your skills
  • Real-time lighting
  • PBR and HDR pipelines
  • Unreal – baked and dynamic lighting solutions
  • People management skills

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 2441


Senior 3D Artist AAA Console Games Studio London Ref 2436

Our client who specialises in multi-player first person shooter games, is working on an exciting new IP and looking to appoint a highly talented Senior 3D Artist, making hard surface and organic models and ensuring that assets are visually impressive and are within the performance constraints.  


Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the Outsource Partners, Art Direction. Concept and Technical art teams
  • Liaise with the Art leads and artists to ensure the art style is maintained throughout
  • Ensure consistency in quality of work and deliver within timeframes

Requirements

  • A seasoned 3D artist, with pc and console games experience
  • An impressive portfolio, showcasing your skillset as an 3D artist  
  • Good understanding of art fundamentals and design (including understanding of composition and colour)
  • Hard surface and organic 3D modelling and texturing  
  • Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance Designer and Substance Painter
  • Unreal 4

 
Application

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2436


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


Senior Concept Artist AAA Console Games Studio London Ref 2431

Our client who specialises in multi-player games, is growing and working on an exciting new and upcoming project. They are looking to appoint a highly talented, passionate and creative Senior Concept Artist to join their successful team.  

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with and collaborate with the Project developers
  • Mentor the junior artists
  • Create impressive designs from realistic to sci-fi

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Concept artist in games development
  • Has worked on shipped titles
  • Design and illustration experience
  • Photoshop

An added bonus, if you have the following skills:

  • Ability to construct credible and realistic mechanical designs
  • Industrial, sci-fi and mechanical design principles and their application to fictional characters, vehicles, machines, weapons etc
  • A variety of art styles
  • Anatomical knowledge - Character design
  • 3D packages

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2431

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


Senior Character Artist AAA Console 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


Senior Environment Artist AAA Games Studio London Ref 2429

Our client who specialises in multi-player games, is working on several unannounced titles, and looking to appoint a highly talented Senior Environment Artist, a team player who has hard surface and/ organic experience, to create visually stunning worlds.  

Responsibilities

  • Reports to and work closely with the Lead Environment Artist
  • Create and model complex environments assets, using concept art and photographs
  • Work closely with the Level design, Lighting, VFX and Tech Art teams
  • Troubleshooting and follow through with feedback
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Manage and meet deadlines

Requirements

  • A min of 4-5 years as an Environment Artist
  • A complete and updated portfolio showcasing your environment art skills
  • PBR workflows
  • 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop and Substance Painter
  • Knowledge of shape, form and composition
  • Has worked with Jira

An added bonus, if you have the following:

  • Unreal 4
  • Zbrush and/ Substance Designer
  • Hard surface and/ foliage modelling
  • Set dressing and beautification pass experience  

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2429

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


Senior Asset Artist VR Developer, Amsterdam Ref 2425

Our client is the largest VR Developer in the world, and they are looking to appoint a highly skilled Senior Asset Artist, who will create high quality assets for their multi-platform AAA VR action shooter game.  

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Leads and Art Director to ensure delivery of hight quality throughout the project
  • Liaise and work closely with level designers and environments artists to create game-ready  assets
  • Guide, mentor and motivate the junior artists
  • Identify design problems and offer solutions
  • Constant communication with the Leads and the Production teams regarding planning etc

Requirements

  • A min of 5 years in the games industry – pc or console games, with ideally 2 shipped titles
  • An impressive portfolio, showcasing your asset creation skills – vehicles, props, weapons
  • Experienced in creating optimized in-game art assets including hard surface and organic models
  • Unreal Engine (or similar), Maya (or similar), Zbrush, and Substance Painter
  • Source control software (Perforce) and task tracking software (Jira)

An added bonus, if you have the following:

  • Substance designer, Houdini
  • Create materials – HLSL, Unreal
  • Scripts – Unreal blueprints, MEL, Python  

Company Benefits:

Competitive salary, free pension plan, flexible working hours, with additional company benefits

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2425

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


Lead Animator Console PC Games Studio UK Ref 2424

Our client is an award-winning studio based in the UK, perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic North Coast, is looking to appoint at Lead Animator to join their team, working on 2 shooter projects, creating amazing animations.

 What will you be doing?

  • Reports to the MD
  • Responsible to lead, manage, motivate, support and delegate to the team of animators
  • Work closely with the Cinematic and Animation teams to create high-quality animations for gameplay and cinematics – realistic characters, facial animations
  • Improve processes, prototype new tools ad workflows for the animation department
  • Manage risks for animation
  • Liaise with the Production team – identify and manage risks within the schedule
  • Animate using Keyframe and Motion Capture pipelines
  • Budget management
  • Follow up on animation feedback to the teams from internal and external playtesting

Who you are 

  • A min of 3 years’ experience as a Lead Animator experience in the games industry with a at lead 1 shipped title
  • Or a Senior who is ready to make the next career move to Lead level
  • Maya and Motion Builder experience
  • Unreal 4 game engine
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Photoshop
  • Art creation workflow, asset exporting, and data driven pipelines

Application

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

cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2424

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


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.



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