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Experienced Artists

Radiant Worlds
Employer Radiant Worlds
Category Art/Animation
Salary DOE
Type Permanent
Location UK - Midlands

Radiant Worlds is looking for a number of experienced and enthusiastic artists to join their outstanding team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team of developers and industry veterans working on an exciting, new original game.

 

Experienced Artist (outsourcing responsibility)

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for translating the established visual of the PC version to mobile. Work with the Art Director to ensure it retains the visual style and quality – taking into consideration performance, rendering constraints and design.
  • Creation and upkeep of technical specifications and pipelines, review and implement improvements to increase productivity, quality and performance
  • Management of the mobile art team, ensuring that all work efficiently and within the specified art style and technical specifications
  • Communicate artistic goals to all disciplines in the team and help define solutions to meet the goals
  • Work in collaboration with other mobile departmental leads to produce successful results
  • Production of benchmark assets for art team and outsourcers
  • Manage outsourcing plan and communications; review work produced to ensure required quality and time frames
  • Communicate with internal and external management, respond to feedback, document requirements and adapt to meet the needs of external and internal concerns
  • Listen to feedback from end users and revise art plan where needed to improve experiences

 

Required skills

  • An aptitude for the production of high quality highly stylised assets and hand painted textures in the creation of immersive worlds.
  • Highly skilled in the use of Z-Brush, Maya and Photoshop
  • Proven track record in the creation and implementation of in game assets.
  • A solid understanding of colour theory, surface, form, scene composition, lighting, proficient resource allocation and an appreciation of game level design.
  • Ability to work to a defined art style, within technical specifications and the spirit of the project.
  • Proactive in the translation and development of an asset from brief or concept through to a quality finished in game product within a specified time frame.
  • Good aptitude for problem solving and self-starting with the ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of mixed disciplines, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion for producing games of exceptional calibre.

 

Beneficial knowledge

  • Traditional art skills
  • Scripting knowledge
  • Rigging experience
  • Experience in creating texture assets in a physically based, HDR lighting pipeline
  • Experience with agile production methodologies
  • Experience with providing specifications and written feedback to external vendors

 

Please submit your CV and Portfolio (ideally via a link to a personal website). Your Portfolio should include:

  • Demonstration of creativity through highly stylised assets and hand painted textures with an emphasis on exaggerated form/materials and proficient resource allocation.
  • Isolated renders/turntables of example work as well as translation from concept to model.
  • High resolution sculpt and breakdown of game topology models into wireframe, AO and final render as well as any additional specification information (software utilized, breakdown of maps utilized, UVs layout  & tri count).