Art & Animation (Brighton-UK, London-UK)
We are BossAlien, part of the NaturalMotion family. Our mission is to bring AAA console visuals and deep compelling gameplay to mobile platforms. For the past four years NaturalMotion Studios have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.
We are looking for a highly talented 3D Character Artist to join us in creating Star Wars™: Hunters, a competitive arena combat game for the Nintendo Switch system and mobile devices. Star Wars: Hunters will bring players together to engage in thrilling, team-based, multiplayer battles featuring a diverse array of distinctive new Star Wars characters.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
- Working from concept art you will produce highly detailed 3D character art assets.
- Creation of both high resolution and game resolution assets.
- Cross discipline collaboration to achieve the final in game artwork.
- In engine asset integration.
Required Experience & Skills
- At least 2 years’ experience working as a character artist on one released title.
- Strong understanding of 3D Character Art Processes from sculpting through to final textured models.
- Knowledge of materials and PBR style workflow.
- Good understanding of game mesh topology and uv creation.
- Must have a good artist’s knowledge of human anatomy, including muscle origin and insertion points, as well as bony landmarks.
- Ability to work within a stylised art direction and a portfolio that demonstrates affinity in this area.
- Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter and Photoshop
Desirable Experience & Skills
- Traditional drawing skills a bonus.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Unreal Engine Experience an advantage.
- A passion for Star Wars.
What we offer you:
- Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus scheme
- Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players
- around the world
- Work in a family-oriented, collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job
- A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
- Flexible working hours & crunch-free working culture
- Communal music and laid-back atmosphere
- Summer/Christmas parties and Happy Hour in the studio each Friday
- 25 days holiday, plus Christmas shutdown
- Private medical care and healthcare cash plan
- Life insurance and critical illness insurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- 6 months fully paid maternity leave or 3 months fully paid paternity leave
- Annual season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
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