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Character Artist

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art/Animation
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location Other
Reference 8637_PB07598CA

My client is a game developer of console productions with a reputation for producing high quality sports and racings games for mobile & handheld consoles, across platforms including; NDS, PSP, and Wii.

They are currently working on titles for next-gen platforms /mobiles and are looking for a Character Artist to join their team.

Overview of the Job

The candidate will be specifically responsible for creating character assets and implementing them in-game.

Job Responsibilities:

? Reporting to the Lead Artist
? Responsible for the production of characters and associated assets
? Follow the consistent style, look, feel and game-play strengths set by lead artist and design
? Create memorable characters
? Work alongside technical animator and animation team
? Create and manage textures and materials & apply shaders
? Work within a defined asset structure and associated conventions
? Demonstrate a high quality standard of artwork at all times
? Contribute to planning and scheduling of development

Experience and Skills Required:

? 2+ years of industry experience
? Degree level education or equivalent experience in professional field
? Worked previously on a character, story and/or quest driven game
? A passion for games and creating characters
? Proficient in Max or Maya, Photoshop
? Experienced using Z-Brush
? Experience of skinning
? Experienced developing for XBOX 360 & PS3
? Able to adapt to a given art style
? Knowledge or experience of developing for iOS

For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please contact Peter Broughton at Aardvark Swift on +44 (0) 1709 834877 or e-mail Peter.Broughton@aswift.com