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CCP Games Recruiting Senior 3D Environment/Generalist Artist

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Senior 3D Environment/Generalist Artist

Category: Other
Company: CCP Games
Location: Newcastle (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

CCP is looking to add a strong industry experienced 3d Artist to strengthen its team in the Newcastle Studio. The Studio is currently working on EVE Valkyrie which is a fast paced space dogfighting shooter enhanced through the use of VR hardware and is entering new territory for mainline game development. For this exciting and ground-breaking project we require a confident and talented individual to take on responsibility for a wide range of asset creation including environment assets, both hard surface and natural that are to be experienced through the extra dimension of VR, creating a world around a user, not just on a flat screen in front of them. The perfect candidate will need good communication skills to work efficiently within a small team following Technical and Artistic guidelines. They need good time-management and organization skills to keep all areas of the game moving forward supplying assets through from placeholder to final standard, and the flexibility to adapt priorities to changing requirements within the team. They must have personal drive and passion to produce AAA standard work and constantly seek new ways of pushing the boundaries. They will be working within a small, talented group of seasoned professionals and require the ability to work closely with Engineers, Artists and Designers alike to produce a variety of game assets to the highest visual standards

Responsibilities Include:

Main areas of responsibility will include but not limited to-

3d asset creation including
Hi-Res hero objects
Hi-Res model to normal map generation
Texture creation
Model optimisations
LOD creation/generation
Vehicle creation
Character creation
Collision creation and set-up
Importing and maintaining assets into the UE4 editor
Level placement
General lighting

Experience / Skills Required:

History of prolific High standard model creation along with supporting texturing/mapping techniques
High quality texture map creation skills
Industry standard software usage/experience with a variety of packages such as-
Photoshop
Max/Maya
Mudbox/Zbrush
Knowledge and experience of material creation/set-up
Ability to create AAA standard quality Game assets working within visual guidelines defined by art direction and within performance guidelines
5 years+ experience of working on AAA console and/or pc titles in a game art role
Two or more shipped titles for console and/or pc

Advantageous Skills:

Experience of the Unreal UE3/UE4 editor
Interest/experience of VR
Experience of working with art outsourcing
In-Game lighting experience
Animation/rigging experience
Familiar with agile scrum methodologies

The candidate will need to show a broad range of skills in their portfolio with examples of high quality modelling and texturing as well as final in-game examples

Apply here:- http://www.ccpgames.com/en/jobs/application.aspx?jobid=533
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