Brighton studio boosts head count with QA, art and animation hires

Relentless fills three vacancies

Brighton-based Relentless Games has hired three new employees.

Paul Abbott has joined the team as a dedicated environment artist. Abbott brings experience as both a freelance illustrator, and as an artist for Creative Assembly. Abbott worked as lead environment artist on Viking, having graduated from his fine art painting degree course at Brighton University in 1999.

Alex Crowhurst fills an animator role at Relentless, having worked with Free Radical Design, animating in-game assets and cut-scenes on titles such as the Timesplitters series and Second Sight. Alex graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2001 with a degree in film and animation. Crowhurst also contributed to Heavenly Sword and Nicktoons: Attack of the Toy Bots, before joining his new employer.

Finally, James Burford joins as a QA tester from Testology, where he was a contract games tester on an online only FPS. Burford graduated from Portsmouth University in 2007 with a BSc in computer games technology.

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