Game Artist

Senior Game Artist

Full Time
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Pixel Squad is seeking an exceptionally skilled and passionate game artist! As part of the company you will work with other artists, animators, designers, and engineers to create characters, weapons, and environments in our games universes. The ideal candidate has a solid foundation in art, can texture, model in 3D surface, and optimize just as well as they can sculpt. We hire people who collaborate well with equally passionate developers and share our love for games.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Produce world-class art for our mobile games.
Sculpt detailed high-poly models and create efficient low-poly meshes for characters, creatures, weapons, and armor.
Guide other artists and collaborate with designers and engineers.
Create high quality textures and author materials. Ensure that the produced art supports gameplay and performance.
Help develop art best practices and mentor others as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 4 years’ game development experience, utilising Maya, ZBrush and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs).
Exceptional understanding of human / creature anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language and silhouette.
Demonstrated proficiency with current surfacing techniques and PBR workflows.
Self-motivated, humble, excellent communications skills, and a legendary team-player attitude.

PLUSES

AAA PC or console experience as a 3D Character or Environment Artist
Solid foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to figure drawing, illustration and conceptual design
Proficiency with Substance Designer / Painter
Basic understanding of rigging, animation, and deformation
Passion for mobile games
Experience with the Unity3D game engine

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume and cover letter
Portfolio of relevant artwork, online preferred
An art test may be required
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.