CHARACTER ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD

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Job Title CHARACTER ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD
Job Category Character Artist
Job Description CHARACTER ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD

Our client based in Oxford is  looking for an Experienced/Senior Character Artist to make character models to the highest possible quality for its up and coming AAA game projects. The successful candidate will be artistically talented, have great technical know-how and be highly motivated.

At least 3 years’ industry experience designing and modelling characters is required – with experience of a full production cycle, from beginning to end, on at least 1 published game.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Creation of high quality character artwork for in-game use to the highest visual quality keeping to time and memory budgets.
  • Create first stage character designs with input from concept artwork and mood boards.
  • Creation of character geometry through ZBrush sculpt to final ingame model, LOD models and skinning.
  • Creation of character textures and materials - baking normals, UV-ing and generation of PBR textures.
  • Liaison with outsource artists with feedback and guidance with assistance from in-house Out-Source Manager.
  • Work to a functional and aesthetic brief, within technical constraints.
  • Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment.
  • Work effectively and understand prioritisation.

 REQUIREMENTS:
  • Excellent low poly modelling and skinning ability (IN 3ds Max or MayA).
  • Excellent knowledge of high poly sculpting in Zbrush or Mudbox.
  • Excellent knowledge of PBR derived materials and textures from sources such as Substance Painter, Substance Designer and Quixel Suite.
  • Knowledge of photogrammetry setup, photography, data processing and experience with Marvellous designer is disirable.


Benefits Good holiday benefits, flexible hours, pension scheme and other perks

Please apply to this post by sending your CV to jane@big-planet.biz quoting job number 990 . Only applicants who provide a portfolio of relevant work will be considered for the role.
Salary
Location Oxford, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 15/04/2019
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