Character Artist (Junior/Mid)

London

Character Artist (Junior/Mid)

Company Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Founded in 1994 and now based in East London's booming technology hub at Here East in Stratford, SI, as a continually successful and profitable company, is now looking to expand its full-time staff as it grows across existing and emerging gaming platforms.

SI’s games have enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time, and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time. Sports Interactive became a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006. The studio is a vibrant environment, full of talented, creative and dedicated people with drive and passion, who enjoy working within a close-knit team as part of a lively, self-motivated and forward-thinking company.

Sports Interactive looks after its staff’s well-being with free gym membership, in-house massage therapy, a leading benefits package and a flexible working schedule that make the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work (there are five staff lunchtime football teams and a wide range of regular social events). We’re also very proud of having one of the lowest turnovers of staff in the industry. Further information on Sports Interactive and its games is available on the SI website at www.sigames.com.

Position Overview

Sports Interactive are looking for passionate character artists to join them working on the Football Manager series.
 

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for creating character art usable in game. You will work closely with the team and learn to work within time constraints whilst surpassing quality benchmarks. You will implement feedback as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • A portfolio showcasing both high res sculpts as well as game-ready meshes
  • Working knowledge of 3DS Max, Maya or similar
  • Working knowledge of Zbrush or Mudbox
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with Artists, Designers and Programmers

Desirable

  • Proficiency with Substance Designer or Substance Painter
  • Working knowledge of Marmoset
  • A passion for realistic styled art

 

Please ensure you provide a portfolio along with your application.