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Lead Groom Artist – AAA Games – Lytham, UK

Location: Lytham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26105 Posted: 4 months ago


Our client is seeking for a talented Lead Groom Artist to join their team

The successful candidate will be passionate about video games and be able to adapt and have fun in our clients fast-paced environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Solid experience as a Senior or Lead Character or Groom Artist
  • At least one AAA game shipped
  • Effective at managing people and tasks for teams up to 15 people in size
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Expert understanding of optimal hair/fur asset construction and best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of XGen or other strand based grooming tools
  • Understanding of industry-standard modelling and texturing software; Maya (preferred), 3ds Max, Blender, Substance Designer/Painter, and Photoshop
  • Ability to realize grooms from concepts and art briefs and communicate to team members how to approach their construction
  • Excellent knowledge of hair texturing and shading workflows
  • Experience with production softwares; P4V, Shotgrid, Jira. Etc.
  • Experience with Realtime Game Engines (Unreal, Unity, etc.)

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Involved with client meetings and facilitates communication / direction to in-house artists
  • Offers direction to character artists for visual and technical considerations
  • Maintains schedule in cooperation with production
  • Monitors quality across team to ensure consistent deliveries to client
  • Mentors artists in technical and artistic techniques
  • Troubleshooting problems and mentoring Junior artists
  • Provides leadership for artists across multiple projects

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!

Tagged as: AAA, Character Art, Lead Artist

Tags: AAA , Character Art , Lead Artist Categories: Art , Creative

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