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Senior 3D Game Artist

Our client is a NFT/blockchain gaming startup studio which has successfully secured multiple rounds of funding and partnerships. They are now in rapid growth phase and are looking to expand their team. This is an exciting stage to join the company and help shape the future of their games. This role is hybrid remote with 1-2 days per week in their Central London office. They’re looking for a highly motivated Senior 3D Artist to help take their games to the next level. Join them to shape the future of gaming!

Main responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a mastery of the creative process, show a passion for creative solutions and demonstrate the technical experience to find answers to development challenges and realise the vision of the Art Director. Our client's aim is always to adopt the latest and greatest tech to our advantage.
  • Be responsible for the creation and implementation of performant game assets, collaborating closely with our design and tech teams.
  • This is a hands on role where you will be working with environment, object, character assets, animation and visual FX, willingness to learn is key.
  • Have a mastery of industry standard 3D software; experience with a range of options, and ability to assess what software will benefit a specific pipeline.
  • Aid and/or implementing environment and character animations.
  • Own and drive pipelines, re-use, planning and optimisations: It would be an advantage to the candidate if they had experience in the designing/building of modular systems for environment and item creation, as well as having previously worked in Unity.
  • Contribute significantly to visual development and support the vision for the game. Clarify goals through prototyping to help others align around them.
  • Be comfortable in coaching their craft discipline technically, such as in tools, techniques and workflow/pipelines

    Requirements

    • Previous experience as a 3D Artist within the games industry
    • Prior experience working on mobile titles
    • Experience using Unity in a professional capacity with a strong understanding of how to get the most out of the engine for mobile platforms
    • Experience with 3D packages, preferably Maya.
    • Experience with Photoshop
    • Excellent understanding of art fundamentals – compositions, shape language, colour theory.
    • High energy and positive team player
    • Ability to mentor more junior artists
    • Able to take ownership over certain aspects of the game

    Bonus

    • Experience of lighting and rendering in Unity and 3D packages
    • Experience in a range of supporting tools - Zbrush / Substance / Blender
    • Experience creating visual effects for mobile platforms in Unity
    • Environment animation skills and character animation/rigging skills are desirable

    You are familiar with the latest and greatest tech and techniques and are confident working on a wide variety of challenges. 

    As Senior 3D Artist you have a comprehensive portfolio showing a range of examples and have worked on released titles. We are looking for a candidate that can set standards, bring the team’s attention to best practices, show intent through prototyping and ensure quality is consistently high.

    You will collaborate closely with design to deliver assets as required and give feedback to help guide, predicting future problems and highlighting support needed for success.

    You are able to communicate with and work comfortably with all roles across the studio.

    Salary:

    £ Depending on experience, all levels considered.

    Benefits

    • Join a startup team with demonstrated traction and the global ambition to create a category leader.
    • Joining their small team, you will be highly impactful from the beginning. Our client moves fast and builds things that have never been seen before.
    • Tailored benefit offers including:
      • Competitive Salary - A competitive salary package that fit your skills, experiences, and contributions
      • Company Stock - ESOP scheme dedicated to sharing their success with employees at the company.
      • Game Token participation
      • Latest Tech - When you join, you’ll get the newest & most powerful devices & equipment to work with.
      • Flexible working conditions
      • Company Healthcare plan
      • Matched pension contributions
      • Central London location
      • 32 Vacation days (24 + 8 bank Holidays)
      • Bonding Activities - Get to know your colleagues through company retreats!
      • Free T shirt

    Senior 3D Game Artist

    London, UK
    Full time
    3 - 5 years of experience

    Published on 05/24/2022

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