SENIOR 3D ARTIST
2 YEAR CONTRACT

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior 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