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Position: Artist (Outsourcing experience) Required - Mobile Games - Midlands - £DOE
Employer: OPM Recruitment Ltd
Category: Artists
Location: UK - Midlands
Salary: DOE
Date posted: Friday, July 18th 2014

Description:

Location: Midlands

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Depending on experience

*Please note that our client is unable to offer visa assistance for non EU candidates*

 

OPM’s client is currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Artist with outsourcing skills to join their outstanding team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team of talented developers and industry veterans working on an exciting new AAA multiplayer game experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for translating the established visual of the pc version to mobile. Work with the Art Director to ensure it retains the visual style and quality – taking into consideration performance, rendering constraints and design.
  • Creation and upkeep of technical specifications and pipelines, review and implement improvements to increase productivity, quality and performance
  • Management of the mobile art team, ensuring that all work efficiently and within the specified art style and technical specifications
  • Communicate artistic goals to all disciplines in the team and help define solutions to meet the goals
  • Work in collaboration with other mobile departmental leads to produce successful results
  • Production of benchmark assets for art team and outsourcers
  • Manage outsourcing plan and communications; review work produced to ensure required quality and time frames
  • Communicate with internal and external management, respond to feedback, document requirements and adapt to meet the needs of external and internal concerns
  • Listen to feedback from end users and revise art plan where needed to improve experiences

 

Required skills

  • An aptitude for the production of high quality highly stylised assets and hand painted textures in the creation of immersive worlds.
  • Highly skilled in the use of Z-Brush, Maya and Photoshop
  • Proven track record in the creation and implementation of in game assets.
  • A solid understanding of colour theory, surface, form, scene composition, lighting, proficient resource allocation and an appreciation of game level design.
  • Ability to work to a defined art style, within technical specifications and the spirit of the project
  • Proactive in the translation and development of an asset from brief or concept through to a quality finished in game product within a specified time frame
  • Good aptitude for problem solving and self-starting with the ability to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of mixed disciplines, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for producing games of exceptional calibre

If this sounds like your next role then email your CV along with demo work (max 5mg) to officemanager@opmjobs.com (MS Word format)

 

 

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant

OPM Response Ltd 

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |

Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |

Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm

LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/claireramshawopm

Twitter: OPMCreative

 

The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.