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Character Artist - £160 Day rate- Midlands

Job Title: Character Artist - £160 Day rate- Midlands
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £140 - £160 per day
Start Date: 2017-03-13
Reference: NJ1994
Contact Name: Nick Justice
Contact Email: gamesandmobile@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: May 31, 2017 13:08

Job Description

I'm currently recruiting for a high end AAA Studio working on a top draw console game. They're looking for the right person to step in and work alongside their already highly established work force.
This role would be perfect for you are looking for a new project to work on.

Key Responsibilities

  • To create character art content to the schedule and level of quality as directed.
  • Contribute to prototyping and pre-production.
  • Creation of benchmark assets.
  • Assist with quality control over outsourced artwork.
  • Quality control of content in their specialism
  • Make balanced and rational decisions on the production of assets
  • Report Progress and flag Risks and Issues
  • Deliver content on schedule and within technical limitations
Required Experience & Qualifications
  • Outstanding portfolio that demonstrates variety of character art pieces, including both realistic and stylised designs.
  • Full understanding of character creation process – Modelling/ Sculpting/ Texturing / Materials and modern PBR techniques
  • Experience using industry-standard content-creation software (Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop or equivalents)
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Strong eye for quality.
  • Strong technical skills a plus.
  • Experience in giving feedback to outsourcers a plus.
Desired Characteristics
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Able to take and interpret direction and criticism as well as constructively critique the work of others