Character Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
05-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. This year so far, we've launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on the PC and completed Gears of War: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One. We're now expanding our team for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for superstars to help us make them happen.

The Role

We are looking for a talented Character Artist to help us build stunning and inspiring characters for upcoming titles.

Working closely with Art leads and you'll be responsible for sculpting hi-res realistic characters and help to bring them to life. You'll assist with establishing our workflows and help drive improvements in our character art pipeline. You will maintain a consistently high standard with your work and be capable of taking a character from sculpt through to in game setup.

Responsibilities

Sculpt and create highly realistic characters and creatures for games
Realise the character with in game and cinematic meshes and textures
Collaborate with Art and Design leads to create technically sound, engaging and memorable characters
Maintain quality, efficiency and consistency across your work

Essential Skills and Experience

Expert level of capability with Zbrush
Highly experienced working with (PBR) and capable of creating well defined and readable realistic materials
Highly experienced and proficient with 3D Studio MAX or Maya, Zbrush (and/or Mudbox) and Photoshop
Strong understanding of anatomy and art fundamentals
Great working knowledge of real time game engines such as UE4

Desirable Skills and Experience

Knowledge of rigging, skinning and animation principles
Passion for game development
Demonstrable creativity and ability to present new ideas

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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