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Lead 3D Vehicle Artist – Spain – Salary £Neg – Mobile Games

Location: Madrid Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Gameloft Madrid


My client is a global powerhouse in the mobile games industry. Growing from strength to strength they are now in a position to hire a Lead 3D Vehicle Artist. As a member of the art team, you’ll be working with some of the best talents in the world on hit games and franchises.



  • Create 3D models for vehicles, level props, and character weapons in both low- and high-polygon counts, depending on the project.
  • Create textures for modelled material using diffuse, specular and normal maps, and use good UV lay out distribution to maximize quality.
  • Understand & respect the identity and techniques of the project as established by the Art and Technical Directors.
  • Implement models using shaders and commercial or custom real-time lighting solutions for models to be used both in games and in cinematics.
  • Create assets used for art direction and gameplay prototypes.
  • Work directly with the programming and game design teams in the implementation process to ensure optimal use of polygons, shaders and textures.
  • Clearly document workflow process and communicate to Art team
  • Review and assess deliverables from Vehicle artists
  • Liaise with producers over scheduling of asset creation
  • Overlook quality of outsource car assets if and when required



  • Several of experience in video game production, and at least 2 as Vehicle Artist.
  • Passion for car racing games.
  • High proficiency in 3D Studio Max and Photoshop.
  • Mastery of mesh topology optimization techniques.
  • Experience in high-polygon counts.
  • Experience in both modelling and texturing detailed hard surface props and intricate mechanical elements.
  • Able to approach and manage mesh detail, lighting and shading techniques effectively in both high-polygon and low-polygon environments.
  • Able to optimize low-polygon or mid-low-polygon models while taking aesthetic and technical considerations into account.
  • Excellent level of English.



  • Open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
  • Permanent contract, full-time job and social benefits.
  • Salary based upon experience and merit.
  • Career Progression and Development Opportunities.
  • Relocation support.


A competitive salary is on offer for the successful applicant as well as working on an exciting project for the latest mobile and tablet platforms. All applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.


Jon Norfolk | Art & Animation Consultant

OPM Response Ltd |

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214425 |

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The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

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