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Senior Environment / World Artist

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Amiqus Jobs
Employer Amiqus Jobs
Category Art/Animation
Salary Salary NEG
Location Other
Reference 1366

One of the most creative and forward thinking Games studios in the UK is currently looking for a Senior Environment Artist / World Artist to join their growing Art department. If you have ever imagined working for a studio that isn’t afraid to try something new, a studio that likes to break the norms and venture into new territories then this role can offer you the creative flair and opportunity to do so. With a bright and cohesive team working together to achieve excellence in everything they do, they’re currently looking to strengthen their development team with this key hire. You will have strong input into the way the in-game world looks and will help communicate the principles to the team as well as overseeing the work on a daily basis to manage, mentor and coach your team of Artists. A proactive approach to art pipelines and best practices, you will lead by example and demonstrate and communicate the requirements of the team and offer clear expectations for quality. Working closely with your team you will be able to recognise talent and be able to develop your team in key areas, including the responsibility of new hires. Key Skills required: • Ideally a first in Fine Art, Computer Animation, Digital Media Design or relevant degree. • Experience in AAA character action games with a stylised aesthetic. • Exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a breadth of ability and traditional drawing skills. • Solid understanding of 2D/3D art packages: Photoshop, Maya, Z-brush etc. • Ability to, Design, Prototype, Model, Texture & Light beautiful and immersive stylised worlds. • A generalist creative and technical skillset that reaches beyond the remit of world art. • Demonstrable time management and organisation skills. • Enthusiastic team player, positive and outgoing personality. • A passion for video games, art and a commitment to personal development. The studio has one of the strongest cultures around and has one of the most enviable work environments available. This is a truly a fantastic opportunity to be involved with a boutique developer working on both established and new IP! If you would like more information on the role or would like to apply, please do not hesitate to contact me on anthony.cook@amiqus.com or call me 01925 839 702 for a more in-depth chat.