3D ARTIST
2 YEAR CONTRACT

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented 3D Artist who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms. The candidate will work well with all disciplines in the studio to achieve a cohesive vision of the overarching Game Design

 Key Responsibilities

  • Own and create complex rigged assets from blockout to final quality, serving the needs of gameplay and animation.
  • Collaborate with the art direction and concept team to create industry leading content and visually striking content.
  • Work with multiple departments to create and maintain complex asset pipelines.
  • Self-regulation of personal workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise.
  • Being proactive and pre-empting dependency issues before they happen.
  • Full understanding of the project tool chain / game engine, and confidently reporting issues & improvements.
  • Achieving a world class bar of technical quality for your own work and the work of those around you.
  • Developing and maintaining robust and high-quality workflows with our outsourcing partners.

Technical Requirements

  • Exceptional hard surface modelling ability.
  • Experience in creating and using assets in level creation tools such as Unreal Engine 4 or similar.
  • At least 1 published AAA game title on current gen platforms.
  • Understanding of baking textures, processing maps and physically based shading.
  • Expert knowledge on any leading 3D package (3ds Max preferred) and Substance Painter.
  • Comfortable with Zbrush (or similar software) and familiarity with procedural texturing packages like Substance Designer.
  • Experience of the full asset pipeline including optimising and profiling.
  • A deep understanding of mechanical engineering and design is a plus

Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills.
  • A positive, collaborative and professional working attitude
  • Capable of independent decision making and comfortable taking on responsibility for assets and dependencies.
  • Keen eye for detail, proportion, layout and composition.
  • Comfortable working alongside a concept team, including the ability to expand on a given style without direct 1 to 1 concept support;
  • Comfortable working in a quality driven environment with detailed specification and rigorous feedback loops.
  • Experience leading a small team or mentoring other artists is a plus.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private family dental care
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Gym, Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 180+ dev team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encouraging biking to work
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses