Lead Asset Artist (Gears of War 4)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
01-Sep-16
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:

About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re currently working on Gears of War 4 and several other high-profile projects on PC and console. We’re looking for talented artists to help make them great!

The Role

Splash Damage is looking for a talented Lead Artist to help us build stunning and inspiring art for an upcoming title. You’ll be inspiring the team and maintaining the quality bar while collaborating with Art direction and Design to ensure the game looks great and plays fantastic. You will help establish the vision for the game and you will be a key point of contact for our world-leading development partners.

As a Splash Damage Lead Artist, you will:

Drive the visual quality in collaboration with the Directors and Leads
Motivate the art team ensuring they keep the artistic style & mood consistent with our defined visual style
Collaborate with production and discipline Leads on project planning, workflows and visual direction

Essential Skills and Experience

Strong understanding of art fundamentals and visual design ( including understanding of composition and colour )
Good artistic knowledge of game development workflows and pipelines (Modelling, Mapping, Texturing and World Building)
Passionate about world building and gameplay

Desirable Skills and Experience

Inspirational artistic skills
Experience of mentoring and supporting a development team
Understanding of production and management ( planning, scoping )
Further specialism within art such as lighting, VFX, Animation

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Contact Details:
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