Experienced 3D Artist

Role: Experienced 3D Artist

Team: UE4 Game Teams

Location: Chatham

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career. We are growing fast, developing our games using state of the art technology across PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

To help achieve this ambition, we are looking to recruit a 3D Generalist Artist to work on our UE4 Simulation: Train Sim World

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Lead Artist to help set the visual bar and style guides
  • Create ultra-realistic, high end quality assets
  • Maintain the right modelling and texture scale consistency across the models
  • Follow art pipelines, workflows and performance budget guidelines
  • Estimate the time required to carry out own tasks and manage time to meet milestones
  • Monitoring of tasks, priorities and scheduling for sub-team
  • Mentoring junior art members
  • Providing feedback to sub-team
  • Ability to work with designers, programmers and other departments to realise gameplay to a high quality

Progression

  • Ownership of route delivery
  • Develop and evolve pipelines for efficiency

What we look for in you

  • 3+ years’ experience of working as an artist in the video game industry
  • Have excellent knowledge of UE4 materials and creation of high quality PBR game assets
  • Strong with using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Quixel suite
  • Good working knowledge of Substance is beneficial but not essential
  • Good understanding of most CG techniques and technologies
  • Good communicator and work well within a tight-knit team
  • Be resourceful, self-motivated and organised
  • Shipped at least one PC or next-gen console title
  • A passion to deliver quality simulation software

Why work for us?

  • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
  • 31 days off per year (including bank holidays), increasing with service
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics