LEAD ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD

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Job Title LEAD ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD
Job Category Lead Artist
Job Description LEAD ARTIST - AAA STUDIO - OXFORD

Our AAA client, based in Oxford, is looking for a Lead Artist for its new and exciting forthcoming game titles.  This role requires strong artistic flair and an ability to work closely with the development team, ensuring that artwork is supporting the design process, is technically compliant and is respecting the project’s schedules.

What will you do?

  • Overall responsibility for all artwork required on game projects
  • Hands-on artwork role
  • Inspire and motivate your art team to achieve their best ability as a team, leading by example and giving feedback and direction where needed
  • Work closely with other disciplines of the development team to overcome issues and produce the best game titles
  • Understand and work within project requirements and constraints
  • Keep up to date with game artwork trends and influences


Who you are

  • Strong leadership qualities coupled with artist talent and direction
  •  Photoshop and 3dsMax or Maya
  • 3d games art, including environments, characters, 2D/GUI and animation
  • Understanding of art pipeline 
  • Ability to take the initiative, be highly disciplined and self-motivated
  • Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment, including designers and coders, communicating with both technical and non-technical staff across disciplines
  • ZBrush, After Effects, Illustrator, Video editing etc is a bonus
  • Proven ability of working to a PBR pipeline using software such as Substance or Quixel with photogrammetry experience as a plus
  • A genuine interest in games is a must


This company give excellent bonuses and perks.

If you would like to apply to this position please send your CV and portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz quoting job number 991.

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Salary
Location UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 21/02/2019
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