3D Generalist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Manchester

Job Title 3D Generalist
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description About the Role:
We are seeking a talented 3D Generalist to join a North West based studio on an exciting project that is currently in full production. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to creatively influence a brand new franchise and be a part of our development strategy for years to come.   This is a full time, in-house role currently based in the Greater Manchester area. Employment is based on an Initial 3 month temporary contract, leading to a contract extension or permanent role upon review.  

Experience: Preferably 3 years games industry experience or experience of working on a full cycle of at least 1 published title. Applicants that do not have the preferred experience, but can provide strong portfolios displaying outstanding creative and technical ability will be taken in to consideration.  

Responsibilities:
  • Build high quality 3D assets for use in the game environments, UV mapping textures, creating textures for 3D assets.
  • Must be able to efficiently create high quality artwork to deadlines and within budget, keeping to the existing visual aesthetic of the game.
  • Exporting 3D assets and textures to Unreal Engine 4.
  • Be responsive to deadlines, work well under pressure with the ability to provide time estimates to tasks.
  • Communicate productively within a multi-disciplined team.
  • Collaborate with game designers, animators and concept artists to interpret the requirement of assets.


Skills:
  • High and low poly modelling, UV mapping, creating textures including normal maps, specular, emmisive etc.
  • Excellent skill within 3D Studio Max and Adobe Photoshop, ZBrush would also be advantageous.
  • Must have the ability to convert concept and reference material into 3D assets.
  • Knowledge of Unreal Editor 4 and the material editor would be very useful.


Additional Qualities:
  • A high degree of self-motivation and initiative.
  • A strong interest in games and related media.
  • Team players, with good communication skills.
  • Passionate about games.


Applications: Applicants that cannot provide examples of their work, or cannot legally work in the UK will not be considered.   Please send us your CV and any links to portfolio work to jobs@pixelbombgames.com, with the keyword “Beyond Jobs: 3D Generalist”.
Salary DOE
Location Manchester
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 24/11/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Pixelbomb Games using their internal reference Beyond Jobs: 3D Generalist.
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