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Material Artist – Multi-Platform Games – Cambridge, UK

Location: Cambridge,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


OPM’s client has an exciting opportunity for a material artist to join their team. They are looking for someone with knowledge and experience of modern texturing/surfacing systems as well as excellent communication and self-management skills. The right candidate will be able to work not only with members of the materials team but also Concept Artists and Art Directors to help push and unify the look of titles. They will also be passionate about creating high quality, responsive surfaces in Substance Designer, be comfortable following a concept in detail and should be able to apply their keen visual skills to the wide range of artistic styles employed by Frontier’s diverse and growing catalogue of games.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Use procedural techniques to create complex, editable materials
  • Maintain and update their Substance libraries
  • Work with the Art team to maintain consistent high quality materials throughout the gaming world
  • Build custom tools in Substance Designer to help improve functionality, speed, and quality
  • Create custom generators and brushes in Designer for the use in Painter.


About You:

  • Ability to appreciate, respond to and provide constructive critique
  • Strong observational skills and ability to translate reference into designer materials
  • Show initiative and be proactive in developing new skills
  • Enjoy working collaboratively as part of a cross disciplinary team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:



  • Solid understanding of Substance Designer
  • Solid understanding of Physically Based Shading and rendering
  • Knowledge of Substance Painter
  • Knowledge of 3D authoring software (Maya).


  • Experience with Real-time rendering
  • Experience with Python or other Scripting languages
  • Experience of shader creation.

Tagged as: Texture Artist

Tags: Texture Artist Categories: Art , Creative


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