negotiable / Month
Art / Media / Design
At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: ”By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”. To help achieve this vision, we are looking for an experienced artist to join us as a World Builder, creating stunning locations within the Unreal engine.You will use maps, reference photos and other research material to help build realistic real world locations, and will be part of the internal art teams to ensure our content is delivered on time and to a high standard of quality. Dovetail Games is growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge Unreal 4 Engine technology and delivery these on multiple platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One.Creating believable and authentic worlds using Unreal Engine 4.Be able to gather and piece together reference material to help recreate real world locations.Define and maintain the right modelling and texture scale consistency across the world.Use assets economically and creatively to get the best out of visuals and performance.Co-ordinate with other team members to deliver a complete package to the player.Plan tasks and milestones in an ever changing landscape.Assist the Lead Artist with the definition and iteration of art pipelines, workflows and performance budget limitationsMentor junior artists and collaborate with other areas of the team to achieve high visual standards. Great communicator and team playerExperience of Unreal Engine 4Shipped at least one PC or next-gen console titleWorking knowledge of using both 2D and 3D graphics software (3DS Max and Photoshop / Quixel / Substance skills)An understanding of material and asset blueprints.Shipped at least one PC or next-gen console titleExperience of working in a game engine such as Unreal 4, CryEngine or UnityGood understanding of most CG techniques and technologiesResponds well to problem solving, seeking solutions and options.A passion to deliver quality simulation softwareDeveloping games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology31 days off per yearExcellent work-life balancePension schemeChildcare vouchersEye-care vouchersFree parkingRegular social and sporting activitiesWe 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.