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Vacancies in Art & Animation

3D Animator F2P Mobile Game 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

  • 2+ 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.

Remote Senior UI Artist AAA Game Studio UK Ref 1885

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who is seeking an exceptional Senior UI Artist to join their team and work on their successful racing titles. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world.

What will you be doing?

  • Building beautiful user interfaces
  • Branding and core UI documentation
  • Implementation of core user experience features

Who you are

  • 5+ years' experience in the games industry in UI design
  • 2+ released AAA titles under your belt
  • Console/mobile game experience
  • Full game lifecycle experience
  • GUI tools
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects...
  • Appreciation and knowledge of UI implementation tools
  • Knowledge of implementation pipelines
  • Demonstrable skills in Visual Design
  • Graphic Design and Motion Graphics
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Console TRCs a bonus
  • Adobe PremierPro and InDesign a bonus

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1885.

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

Remote Lead Technical Artist AAA Game Studio UK Ref 1884

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking a talented Lead Technical Artist to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world. You will be an integral member of the team, leading technical artists and driving forward the quality of in-game art and animation.

What will you be doing?

  • Leading the Technical Art team
  • Collaborating with Tools and Rendering teams to implement pipelines
  • Maintenance of internal art processes
  • Investigating run-time performance and proposing solutions

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Previous Lead experience
  • 3DS Max/Maya scripting
  • PBR shader creation
  • Understanding of art creation pipelines, asset export and process automation
  • Passion for games and driving visual fidelity within them
  • Strong problem-solving and creative thinking skills, good communication skills across all levels

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1884.

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

Remote Vehicle Artist AAA Game Studio UK Ref 1883

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who is seeking a talented Vehicle Artist to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world. You will be granted responsibility to express your artistic flair and passion for vehicles while working on a beautiful AAA title. 

What will you be doing?

  • Modelling the exteriors and interiors of the vehicles
  • Creating low poly renditions of detailed meshes
  • Ensuring progress is reported on frequently
  • Ensuring in-game physical and visual aspects are implemented realistically
  • Developing relevant shaders set ups
  • Evaluating and implementing final vehicles into the game engine

Who you are

  • Previous experience modelling high quality vehicle assets 
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Photoshop and Substance Painter
  • UV mapping
  • Low poly modelling 
  • JIRA a bonus
  • Knowledge of animation, textures and skinning a bonus

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1883.

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

Remote Principal VFX Artist AAA Game Studio UK Ref 1878

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking an exceptional Principal VFX Artist to join their team and take ownership of the studio's VFX direction. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world.

What will you be doing?

  • Championing the VFX style and vision
  • Creating VFX assets and creation pipelines
  • Building previs concepts
  • Providing support to gameplay requirements
  • Documentation of VFX production and implementation procedures

Who you are

  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing real-time particle effects and photorealistic textures
  • Ability to work on particle effects in an Digital Content Creation tool e.g. Nuke, 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini, After Effects...
  • Strong ability with 3D game engines
  • Photoshop
  • Specular, diffuse and normal maps
  • 3D software e.g. 3DS Max modelling, UV...
  • Scripting experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of in-game shaders
  • Programming experience a bonus
  • Previous professional experience with physics and destructibles a bonus

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking an exceptional Principal VFX Artist to join their team and take ownership of the studio's VFX direction. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world.

What will you be doing?

  • Championing the VFX style and vision
  • Creating VFX assets and creation pipelines
  • Building previs concepts
  • Providing support to gameplay requirements
  • Documentation of VFX production and implementation procedures

Who you are

  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing real-time particle effects and photorealistic textures
  • Ability to work on particle effects in an Digital Content Creation tool e.g. Nuke, 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini, After Effects...
  • Strong ability with 3D game engines
  • Photoshop
  • Specular, diffuse and normal maps
  • 3D software e.g. 3DS Max modelling, UV...
  • Scripting experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of in-game shaders
  • Programming experience a bonus
  • Previous professional experience with physics and destructibles a bonus

BenefitsThis company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1878.


Remote VFX Artist AAA Game Studio UK Ref 1882

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking a talented and passionate VFX Artist to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world. You will be given the opportunity to work with a successful game studio and create original and beautiful VFX for their pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Championing VFX, constantly looking for opportunities where they may enhance the game
  • Understanding the value that VFX components can add to all aspects of the gameplay experience
  • Working with technical delivery teams to solve technical challenges that keep our VFX at the cutting edge

Who you are

  • 1+ released title under your belt as a VFX Artist
  • Able to demonstrate real-time particle effects
  • Experience with 1+ game engine
  • Previous experience working with 1+ Digital Content Creation tool on physics and destructibles e.g. Maya, Houdini, 3DS Max...
  • Photoshop
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Coding/scripting a bonus

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and fully remote work.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1882.

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

Lead 3D Artist AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1521

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Lead 3D Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new title. You will be responsible for defining the art direction of this AAA project, so will need a deep and broad knowledge of AAA art production.

What will you be doing?

  • Delivering all art aspects of a new title
  • Taking ownership of high visual quality
  • Managing all art disciplines
  • Participating in the estimation and scheduling of production


Who you are

  • Multiple shipped AAA titles
  • 1+ shipped title as a Lead Artist or similar
  • 3D pipelines and asset management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading game studio. This studio offers holiday and flexi-time benefits, a relaxed a positive team environment, social staff events and an excellent remuneration package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1521.

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

Lead 3D Artist Console Game Studio Germany Ref 1870

We are working with an independently owned console game studio based in the South of Germany who is looking for a Lead 3D Artist to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. The successful candidate will be leading a team of 3D Artists and bringing to life the vision of the studio's projects through the Unreal Engine.

What will you be doing?

  • Overseeing the production of 3D assets including vehicles, buildings, props and weapons
  • Managing outsourcing managers
  • Ensuring consistency of style as well as technical requirements
  • Evaluating and setting priority tasks
  • Regular feedback sessions with the 3D Art team
  • Providing improvements to the asset creation workflow

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a Senior 3D Art role
  • 3+ released titles under your belt as a 3D Artist
  • 1+ released title under your belt as a Lead 3D Artist
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of 3D real time engine technical restraints
  • Skilled in both realistic and stylised art styles
  • Hard surface modeling
  • High poly and low poly baking workflow
  • Zbrush, Substance Painter, 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Substance Designer, Marvellous Designer, Speedtree and World Machine a bonus
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 a bonus
  • Previous experience working on console games a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers great work life balance, a great salary package, holidays and a state-of-the-art office.

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

To apply to this position please send your CV ideally in Word format to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting job reference number 1870.

UI/UX Designer Console Game Studio Germany Ref 1867

We are working with an independently-owned console studio based in Southern Germany who are looking for a passionate UI/UX Designer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be working on everything from wire-framing the core UI system to creating UI, icon and motion graphic assets for immersive menus and in-game diegetic UI. 

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring menus and interfaces reflect artistic deliverables while being intuitive and within technical limitations
  • Implementing effective interfaces, front-end and in-game HUDs
  • Documenting and processing tasks, effectively prioritising and scheduling work-load with minimal guidance
  • Taking an active part in researching new techniques, processes, tools and trends to improve workflows business-wide
Who you are

  • Experience of user interface design for video games
  • Excellent UX design skills
  • Solid graphic design and illustration skills
  • Expert with standard art tools of the trade (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Experience of UI mock-up / wireframing software
  • Knowledge of flow and function of interfaces and their navigation, as displayed on portfolio
  • Experience of game engines and the relevant tools for them, capable of learning new tools
  • Methodical, self-motivated and a logical problem-solver, understanding the value of teamwork and able to translate direction into innovation
  • An excellent communicator, passionate for games and possessing an eye for aesthetics in layouts, web-design, print and typography experience advantageous

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, long holidays, flexible working hours and great work-life balance.

Do you think this role is for you?

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1867.

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.

3D Animator VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1865

We are working with a fantastic independent VR game studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who is looking for a motivated 3D Animator to join their team and breathe life into their exciting project. The successful candidate will be developing the gameplay experience through mo-cap editing, keyframe and story-telling animation.

What will you be doing?

  • Building character, creature and object animations as per the studio's stylistic vision
  • Participating in animation implementation into the game engine
  • Working to improve the animation pipeline


Who you are

  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Maya and related animation tools
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio demonstrating high-quality 3D animations 
  • Appreciation of body motion, physics, FK and IK
  • Understanding of movement e.g. anticipation, overshoot, squash and stretch, follow-through...


A bonus...

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Rigging and skinning experience 
  • Scripting e.g. MEL, Python...
  • 2D animation skills 

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1865.

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


Technical Artist Indie Game Studio France Ref 1862

We are working with an exceptional indie game studio based in France who are seeking a talented Technical Artist to join their team and work on their exciting new simulation project. This is a unique opportunity to apply and develop your technical art skills in a creative environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Developing and documenting game art pipelines
  • Technical art reviews
  • Identifying possible improvements to the efficiency of the current processes and production pipelines
  • Streamlining modelling, texturing and visual effects

Who you are

  • Programming shaders e.g. GLSL/HLSL
  • Knowledge of pipeline and console rendering techniques
  • Appreciation of the technical limitations of optimisation levers
  • CG-oriented programming languages
  • Image manipulation
  • C++/Python/C#
  • 3D software packages e.g. 3DS Max...
  • Some knowledge of MaxScript
  • Substance/Houdini

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1862.

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

UI Artist Indie Game Studio France Ref 1858

We are working with a highly successful indie game studio based in France who is looking for a talented UI Artist to join their team and work on their upcoming simulation title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exceptional studio and work on their exciting and unique project.

What will you be doing?

  • Building animated designs for the game's menus
  • Developing game features and in-game interfaces
  • Ensuring the UI style is aligned with the studio's vision
  • Ergonomic problem solving
  • Participating in other art areas e.g. marketing...

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level in the video game field
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing a variety of different art styles
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Ergonomics and Interface Design
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, after effect...
  • Iconography and typography
  • HTML/CSS/JS
  • Web design

Benefits

This studio values their staff and believes in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1858.

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

Senior Technical Artist - AAA Games Studio - Midlands UK Ref 1841

Our client, a leading AAA games studio, have an amazing, unannounced project in early phases. They need an exceptional Senior Technical Artist to join the team.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Art and Tech team support
Problem solving for production issues.
Recognising inefficiencies and pipeline issues and identifying solutions.
Development of user friendly tools and scripts.
Creating and maintaining Technical Art documentation for features and tools for the team.
Creating and maintaining Shaders in collaboration with the Render Code Team.

TECH REQUIREMENTS:
Good Maya knowledge
Scripting experience in Python, MEL, or equivalent.
Solid understanding of Pixel and Vertex Shaders.
Solid understanding of art optimisation techniques.
Tools Development experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to work independently without supervision.
Continue to investigate new trends and emerging tools and techniques.

Benefits
We offer a great working environment and believe in promotion from within. We help with international candidates through a phenomenal Visa sponsorhip and relocation package.
We are a equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.
To apply to this position please send your CV and portfolio ideally in Word format to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting job reference number 1841

Technical Artist Console Games Germany Ref 1814

Overview:
Our client is an independently-owned studio in Southern Germany and all about crafting engaging game experiences. 

The Role
By setting great examples and helping to mentor more junior developers, you will lead the team in planning and implementing solutions to support all aspects of game development.
You will maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines on the project, and work with other Technical Artists in the studio to improve general development practises.
You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience of pushing the technical limits and ensuring the Art team can work efficiently and comfortably. 
 
What will you do?


  • Making of in-house tools using Max, Houdini, substance...
  • Supporting Art and Tech teams as and when needed.
  • Fixing hold-ups in production and pipeline.
  • Improving and researching best content and production practices.
  • Responsible for Technical Art docs.
  • Acting as intermediary between Art and Engine programming teams on a daily basis to facilitate production needs.
  • Reviewing scenes and addressing issues with relevant stake-holders.


What experience do you have?

  • 3+ years of experience as a mid/senior Technical Artist on shipped titles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proactive problem-solving attitude
  • Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows
  • Extensive application scripting experience (e.g. Blueprints, Python, MAXScript, C++ or Javascript)
  • Solid understanding of real-time physically-based materials & rendering (PBR)
  • Passion for games and game development 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4 Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#


BenefitsThis studio offers great work life balance, a great salary package, holidays and a state-of-the-art office.

Application
If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1814.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Lighting Artist AAA RPG Midlands, UK Ref 1827

Our client is an independently-owned studio in the Midlands, involved in the crafting of engaging a AAA RPG experience that garnered numerous awards and nominations world-wide. They now seek to add a talented Lighting Artist to their studio at Senior Level to help deliver their next generation of hits.

What will you do

  • Collaborating closely with Lead Artists and the Art Director to establish and maintain a distinct and coherent artistic style and mood from inception to release
  • Stay in communication with both Design and Technical Art departments to mediate between design objectives and technical constraints, delivering within both quality and performance standards
  • Take ownership of the realisation of engaging, visually impressive levels fit for AAA, maintaining a high degree of quality, efficiency and consistency across your work


What skills will you need

  • 5+ years' experience within the games industry, with at least one released AAA game
  • Confidence in understanding artistic fundamentals such as colour theory and composition, photography and traditional art experience advantageous
  • Technical knowledge in the realisation of lighting within game engines such as Unreal, additional understanding of PBR rendering beneficial
  • Passion for creating high quality games, confident in communicating across all levels and able to receive and provide feedback, with ability to take part in the R&D of techniques and pipeline implementation highly desirable

To be considered, please submit CV's in with portfolio link, citing Ref. 1827 to bonnie@big-planet.biz today.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 

Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

Junior-Principal VFX Artist AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1806

We are working with a fantastic, successful AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for VFX Artists of all levels to join their team. This is a great opportunity for a passionate VFX Artist, ranging from Junior to Principal level, to join a ground-breaking studio during their exciting period of growth. You will be responsible for defining their VFX pipeline and processes and working on a great range of game genres.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating stunning, optimised real-time VFX across multiple titles
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers and coders to meet gameplay requirements
  • Ensuring your VFX is optimised to both test and budget
  • Participating in the creation of new techniques and workflows to improve performance and visual effect quality
  • Building prototypes
  • Technical documentation
  • Content creation from concept to final result

Who you are

  • Previous experience working with real-time VFX in the video games industry
  • Knowledge of real-time VFX principles and authoring tools
  • Skilled in texture painting, colour theory and animation
  • Able to create 3D assets using 3D packages
  • Photoshop and After Effects
  • Appreciation of necessary platform considerations

A bonus...

  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Experience with game engines e.g. UE4, Unity, PopcornFX...
  • Fluid dynamics simulation software e.g. Houdini, FumeFX...
Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading game studio. This studio offers holiday and flexi-time benefits, a relaxed a positive team environment, social staff events and an excellent remuneration package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1806.

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


Texture Artist 12-Month Contract AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1802

We are working with a world-leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK. This studio is seeking a talented and passionate Texture Artist to join their team on a 12-month contract to work on their famous pillar titles. 

The successful Texture Artist will have experience with the technical side of the art and will be able to communicate on a technical level.

As this is a contract role, only candidates from the EU will be considered.

Who you are

  • 1+ released current-gen AAA title under your belt
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing top quality texture and Substance work
  • Technical experience e.g. asset optimisation, shaders, tileable texture creation...
  • Texture creation packages e.g. Substance Designer/Painter
  • PBR rendering and Light Interactions
  • Zbrush/Mudbox
  • Appreciation of current-gen production workflows
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Photogrammetry/Lighting a bonus
  • Implementation and maintenance of material pipeline experience a bonus

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1802.

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


UI Artist Contract Mobile Games South UK Ref 1800

We are working with a leading family-friendly mobile game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a talented UI Artist to join their team. This is an ideal role for a passionate UI Artist to gain some valuable experience in a AAA environment and to develop their skills.

This contract will last for a period of 3-6 months. 

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists, designers, producers and coders
  • Creating assets of a high quality in line with the studio's production goals
  • Prototyping multiple concepts
  • Estimating timescales to ensure milestones are delivered

Who you are

  • Previous experience with mobile/console games
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio showing a variety of UI/UX projects
  • Experience with UI in Unity including the associated tools and animation system
  • Prototype wireframing
  • Iterating and solving usability issues
  • Modern animation processes
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/After Effects/XD/Figma

Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1800.

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


UI Artist Console Games South UK Ref 1798

We are working with one of the top independent game studios in the UK who is seeking a talented UI Artist to join their office based in the South of England. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and ambitious cross-platform studio and work on their exciting new project for console.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing the game user interface with top quality artwork
  • Ensuring accuracy and technical usability of your work
  • Able to assimilate your work into a variety of artistic styles
  • Quality checking menus and in-game assets 
  • Making sure your work is annotated clearly for swift handover to other disciplines
  • Supporting your art for transition into the game

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry in a UI Art role
  • Knowledge of art fundamentals and composition UI
  • Appreciation of motion for improved UI
  • Able to work with specific platform requirements
  • Design software e.g. Adobe CS, Flash...
  • UI game tools e.g. NGUI...
  • UI or interactive design as well as UX pipelines and workflow

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment, no crunch and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1798.

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



Lead Lighting Artist AAA Racing Games West Midlands UK Ref 1793

(Remote working possible)

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the West Midlands, UK who is seeking an exceptional Lead Lighting Artist to join their team and work on their highly successful pillar racing titles. You will be given an integral role in guiding the studio vision and creating a beautiful player experience. 


What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the studio vision both technical and artistic
  • Identifying tools and pipelines
  • Defining goals and progression paths for tools
  • Testing internal and external tools

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the video games industry with real-time lighting
  • Able to demonstrate a strong portfolio showing technical credentials and excellent artistic creativity
  • Adobe Suite
  • 3DS Max
  • Photoshop
  • Generation of grading and Look Up Tables
  • Leadership skills and experience

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance, a collaborative working environment and great social events.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1793.

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

Unity Technical Artist Independent Games Midlands UK Ref 1792

We are working with an award-winning independent multi-platform game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Unity Technical Artist to join their passionate team and work on their family-friendly pillar platform titles. 

What will you be doing?

  • Creating and optimising shaders
  • Providing guidance to the art team on best shader creation practices
  • Using diagnostic and profiling tools to improve and optimise game content
  • Testing and developing new features and visual effects

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry including current gen console hardware
  • Strong Unity experience
  • Knowledge of 3D rendering pipeline
  • Maya
  • Shader programming
  • Content creation software e.g. Zbrish, Photoshop, Allegorithmic Substance Designer/Painter 
  • Python, C# and C++
  • Maya rigging a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable and diverse environment with a small and passionate team, as well as competitive salaries, a fantastic pension scheme and bonuses. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as well as your portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1792.

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

Vehicle Artist AAA Games France Ref 1375

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

What will you be doing?

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


Who you are

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


Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Senior UI Designer – UK South Ref 257

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

Responsibilities

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


Requirements

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


Benefits

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


Application

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

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

Outsourcing Art Manager Indie Games France Ref 1775

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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

Senior Technical Animator VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1772

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

What will you be doing?

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

Who you are

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

Tech Stack

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

Benefits

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

Application

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

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


Get in Touch

phone: +44 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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