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Principal Artist (Environments)

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art/Animation
Salary £Excellent + Benefits
Location UK - London
Reference 8469_SH95PA

Principal Artist (Environments)

My client is looking for an experience Principal Artist with particular expertise in next-gen environments to join their team.

Overview of the job:

The successful candidate will be joining an experienced team of artists responsible for delivering next-generation environment assets. Working as a ?go to? artist in the art department, you will help to solve the exciting challenges facing the studio development teams.

Job responsibilities:

? Creating environments and prop assets to a ?superb? level of skill and ability
? Lead through example delivering flagship work in terms of technical and quality benchmarks with artwork that inspires others and sets the bar for the rest of the department (internal and external outsource partners)
? Extremely high level of industry knowledge with the role of being the expert and ?go to? person for knowledge of environment art techniques in the industry and how to improve the current quality bar.
? Able to define and problem solve unknown and complex areas of environment work
? Ability to independently plan, brief, review, integrate & guide strategy of environment outsource work
? Support the Environment Supervisor as a sounding board, contributing to ideas and direction of the environment and lighting team, art department, and studio
? Work with the Environment Supervisor and other project leads to interpret creative and technical briefs that help to create or inform the art style, technical scope, standards, and quality of the project.
? In collaboration with the Environment Supervisor, tools and technical teams, define and direct the continuing maintenance and streamlining of the Environment and Lighting tools and pipeline
? Assists the Environment Supervisor in the selection and recruitment on new team members into the art team

Skills Required:

? Maya
? Modelling
? Mudbox
? Photoshop (or equivalent)
? Texturing
? World Modelling
? ZBrush

For more information on this role, please contact Simon Hope at Aardvark Swift on 01709 876877 or e-mail: Simon@aswift.com