3D ASSET ARTIST
LONG TERM CONTRACT

Rocksteady Studios is looking for an exceptionally talented 3D Asset Artist who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Create industry leading assets that creatively and technically raise the project’s visual bar.
  • Be comfortable communicating across teams and departments.
  • Self-regulate your workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise.
  • 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.
  • Continue to develop the skills of yourself and those around you to maintain a world class quality.
  • Experience in dealing with outsource companies, with an understanding of the pipeline and the material required to support it.

 

Technical Requirements

  • Hard surface generalist – the ability to handle vehicles, weapons, and complex props.
  • Experience in creating and using assets in level creation tools such as Unreal Engine 4 or similar.
  • At least 1 published games title on current gen platforms.
  • 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.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Comfortable working in an environment of honest feedback & iterative design.
  • Functional design and implementation of concept to final asset, and the ability to expand creatively on the given style.
  • A deep understanding of mechanical engineering for complex rigged content a plus.
  • Experience leading a small team or mentoring other artist 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.
  • The studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, Wargaming, Board games, Homebrewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights.
  • 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 the entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals/outings.
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • 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 200+ 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.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in-home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.