Character Artist - TT Fusion

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
North West UK
City:
Wilmslow
Posted:
26-Jul-17
Company:
Tt Games Ltd
Job Ref:
Character Artist - TT Fusion

Character Artist - TT Fusion

We are seeking to recruit a Character Artist to join our LEGO Integration team in Wilmslow.

Main responsibilities:

  • Identify and enter relevant issues into JIRA, ensuring sufficient information is given.
  • The design and creation of LEGO characters as required / specified by the Lead Character Artist
  • The design and creation of LEGO creatures where the main elements are unique moulded elements rather than a LEGO model constructed from standard elements
  • The design and creation of 2D texture decals used on characters and creatures
  • Setup of Super Character based assets which include game side:
    • Moulded hat/hair
    • Unique moulded head elements
    • Unique moulded Body Attachments, such as Armour, Wings and Backpacks
    • Chest/back decals
    • Arm, hip and leg decals where applicable
    • Character definition and setup using in-house Character Animation Tool (CAT)
  • Setup of Super Character based assets which include Maya side:
    • Creation and maintenance of Animation Reference (AR) character versions as used by the Animation Team
    • Optimisation of LEGO characters and creatures to support each game platform
    • Working with Animators to ensure their needs are met during the rigging process

General:

  • Creating approval sheets for internal and external review.
  • Creating assets for publishing / marketing where cross conversion may be required.
  • Setup and maintain Wiki documentation within the Character Artist discipline.
  • Providing feedback on tools and working with the programming department to ensure tools provided are as accessible and productive as possible.
  • Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up-to-date with industry advancements and technologies.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Good artistic eye for quality and ability to ensure consistency in results.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent level qualification.
  • Very good understanding and use of in-house tools and software used in development.
  • Demonstrate a very good understanding of the technical requirements and limitations of providing Character Art for use in a Game Engine.
  • Practical and methodical approach to both technical and creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects / tasks.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.

To apply, please send your CV, covering letter and online portfolio by clicking APPLY NOW

Contact Details:
Tt Games Ltd
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Contact: Recruitment Team
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