nDreams

Principal Character Artist - Studio Farnborough (Hybrid)

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Description

We are nDreams, one of the world’s leading developers and publishers focused on VR games.

Combining innovation with excellence, we are the team behind award-winning game Phantom: Covert Ops and Fracked. Our AAA experience and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, give us the skillset, processes and creativity to deliver innovative, high production games for all VR platforms. We’ve got several exciting projects planned for the year and beyond - we can’t wait to show you more…

Our projects continue to push forward the boundaries of VR and we’re looking for talented people to help us turn them into a reality. Our talented studio now has over 150 people and has been assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and highly talented Principal Character Artist to develop and push the quality of our visual aspirations, narrative development and interactive experiences.

This is an amazing opportunity to join the expanding team at nDreams and work on stunning, exciting new VR titles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop the Character Team at nDreams.
  • Responsible for Character Art on multiple VR titles.
  • Work with the Art Director, Concept Artists and Project teams to take designs from 2D to game-ready assets in Unreal.

Requirements

Essential capabilities

  • A talented and ambitious Principal Character Artist with a passion for VR gaming.
  • Minimum of 5 years game development experience and at least 1 published title as a Principal/Lead Character Artist.
  • Excellence in ZBrush, Maya and PBR material creation.
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of console and VR workflows and capabilities.
  • A team player with strong communication skills who instinctively works across disciplines to deliver character content on multiple VR titles/platforms.
  • Highly effective communicator and character team manager.
  • Recommended or highly advantageous to have experience in, or the aptitude and willing to learn, animation rigging tools and processes.

Benefits

Our growing studio shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and defining the future of VR. We encourage an open, creative and diverse culture and empower people to explore their ideas and put their own stamp on projects. With humble beginnings of our own, we combine big projects and opportunities with a personal, caring touch. We’re proud of our culture – come and see why!

We offer some great perks, including flexible core hours, share options, 20 days holiday (increasing yearly to a maximum of 25 days), two duvet days, a day off to celebrate your birthday and various monthly socials (including Breakfast Bap Days and Free Drink Friday)! Our newly refurbished open plan office has some great facilities with a cycle station, showers and more all on site.

The role is based in our modern studio in Farnborough, UK, but with a unique Flex+ policy which incorporates options for flexible, hybrid working from home and studio. The studio is within easy commuting distance from London and Guildford.

Salary is competitive and dependent on your experience.

If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch! Drop us your CV via the link or send us an email to enquiries@ndreams.com

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