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Senior 3D Artist - London, UK

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art
Salary £48000-58000
Location UK - London

Senior 3D Artist - London, UK

How about joining a small, talented team currently leading the development on a new and highly ambitious MMORPG? They're a tight knit bunch, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools. You should be one of them!

You'd be working for one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment. They're always growing, recently opening another studio in central London! They've been around since 1997, and have picked up a cabinet full awards and received critical acclaim worldwide.

So, what will you be doing? 

You'll collaborate with the teams Art, Design and Technical Leads to help define the benchmark standards for delegated areas.Working closely with the Production team and Art Leads, you'll develop the projects environment production schedule. It will also be part of your role to work with Tech Artists and the Programming team to help define and implement workflows, pipelines and best practice.

You'll get to be hands-on as a 'craft expert' and responsible for create your own assets. You'll ensure all assets are delivered against agreed technical specifications and quality bars, can function in the game engine as intended, and that they arrive on time!

As a senior, you'll also manage and mentor junior and experienced artists.

So, what experience do you need to have? 
  • Extensive experience in AAA game development and at least 1 commercially released title in a senior role.
  • Strong communication skills as you will be working with key stakeholders to solve problems as well as keeping the production team up to date with progress and any issues that may arise throughout production.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standard 3D and 2D software, ZBrush, 3DS Max, Maya, Substance Painter and Designer, Photoshop, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of industry standard pipelines and workflows, asset exporting process and implementation within the game.
  • Experience of working with Unreal Engine 4.
  • A passion for AAA video games, ideally MMOs, MOBAs and aRPGs.
  • Experience managing and mentoring other artists.
  • Keen understanding of current and new world building techniques and technologies and a desire to push quality while maintaining technical performance
Desirable additional Skills and Experience
  • Experience working with with the UE4 blueprints system and common UE4 middleware.
  • Experience working with with the UE4 materials editor.
  • Experienced in the development and implementation of tailored workflows and pipelines
  • Experience of working with outsource partners and software such as shotgun.

Why should you apply?

Our client offers the benefits you'd expect such as healthcare, sick pay, maternity / paternity leave and competitive salaries, but as part of this small growing team you'll gain much more. You'll be working alongside some of the most talented people in the industry and as one of the early members you'll have a real impact on the overall development of the title.

You'll be working on a studio that encourages respect, dialog, interaction and cooperation between its employees and players on a deeper level than you'd usually find. They're always striving quality of their products and aim to create an inspiring and challenging environment for talent to thrive.

For more information contact Max Stuart on 01709 834 777 or drop us an email at Max@aswift.com!