|Lead Environment Artist||Environment Artist (3D)
|United Kingdom,North UK|
|MPG Universal has a fantastic opportunity for a talented Lead World/Environment Artist to join a remarkable award winning studio. Currently responsible for developing a number of outstanding high profile AAA console titles, this is a fantastic opportunity to get on board with a project where your influence will really be felt from the get-go; whilst the variety of titles in development lends itself well to ensuring your creativity levels remain high and not stagnating working on the same genre year in year out. One such recent release received a well-deserved MC score of just under 90% and was described as being ‘the best in its class’; whilst a title currently in development - an open world third person shooter has enthralled the critics and looks set to be one of the biggest smash hit titles of 2016.
As the Lead Artist you will be responsible for preserving a high level of quality for environment art in the studio by steering and coordinating a highly accomplished team of artists dedicated to the creation of inner and exterior worlds.
• Must have at least one published video game or feature film to your credit in the capacity of Lead Environment/World Artist.
• Demonstrable experience successfully leading a team of artists.
• Possess a high level of creativity and be a visionary for the project – creating worlds that are not only visually stunning but also designed with the express purpose of supporting superb gameplay.
• Superb knowledge of Max | Maya | Photoshop & other primary tools
• Familiarity with the latest incarnation of the Unreal Engine would be highly advantageous.
• Strong traditional art skills
• Passion for video games
We proactively welcome applications from anyone looking to make the move from Post Production to Video Games. This role is offered on a permanent in-house basis therefore please do not apply if you are looking to work remotely and or on a contract basis. A very competitive base salary and generous benefits package is on offer.
Contact me today to discuss your application in greater detail and in confidence.