Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Weapons Artist who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms.


Key Responsibilities

• Create industry-leading weapons that creatively and technically raise the project’s visual bar.
• Be comfortable communicating across teams and departments.
• Have a good understanding of weapons, and how they are assembled.
• Great at problem-solving and working with different customisation / modular techniques.
• Self-regulate your workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise.
• Experience in dealing with outsource companies, with an understanding of the pipeline and the material required to support it.
• Be proactive and pre-empt dependency issues across teams before they happen.
• Fully understand the project tool chain / game engine and confidently report issues & improvements.

Technical Requirements

  • Experience in creating assets in level creation tools such as Unreal Engine 4 or similar.
  • At least 2 published games title on current gen platforms.
  • Experienced in hard surface modelling.
  • Understanding of baking textures, processing maps and physically based shading.
  • 3DS Max and Photoshop at expert level.
  • Experience of the full asset pipeline including optimising and profiling.
  • Z-brush experience.
  • Familiarity with procedural texture packages like Substance Designer.

Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Be able to work closely from a concept, with the ability to expand creatively on the given style.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Comfortable working in an environment of honest feedback & iterative design.
  • Experience leading a small team or mentoring other artist is a plus.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Extremely creative in bringing ideas and inspiring the team.
  • Ability to work within deadlines and good time management.
  • Passionate about creating and playing games.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing
  • Quarterly salary adjustment 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
  • 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 150+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab