Senior Environment Artist

BULKHEAD INTERACTIVE
Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We're searching for an experienced artist that are eager to sink their teeth into a gritty shooter. An artist who can work together with the team and be a part of the overall vision, but can also make a big difference in a game and take on more responsibility individually for the visual style and quality bar of the game. At Bulkhead we've always given our team the power and ability to have control over whatever they're working on!

What we're looking for in applicants:

  • Enjoy playing FPS games (Battalion 1944, CSGO, Rainbow 6, Overwatch, Battlefield etc)
  • Previous Industry Experience (2+ Years)
  • An excellent team player; taking on board feedback and returning great results
  • Mentor and coach a group of junior developers. Taking responsibility for improving everyone's work, not just your own.
  • Excellent English both written & spoken
  • Absolute team players capable of giving and receiving criticism

Responsibilities:

  • Creating excellent realistic environments in Unreal Engine
  • Building visually stunning worlds with FPS mechanics and design always in mind
  • Coaching junior artists and improving the artistic abilities of younger artists
  • Explore new and alternate ways to improve the artistic approach of the game
  • The go-to person for other disciplines, directors and leads when they have questions or concerns regarding the visuals
  • Provide feedback to the artists, with a focus on artistic execution
  • Deliver the visuals of the game to quality, within budget and in time.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free drinks (Soda, Coffee, Water etc)
  • Casual work place (not casual like everyone else says they're casual... actually casual)
  • Profit Share Scheme, 'Senior' status (10% of our game profits across all platforms go into a pool for certain employees to receive bonuses from, this is capped at 3x your salary)
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 9-4)
  • New office in an affordable city on the edge of the beautiful Peak District!
  • Relocation Assistance if outside the UK'

Other:

This job is in house, we will not accept applications looking for contract, external, or part-time work. This is strictly an in house position due to the nature of working with juniors and inspiring members of the team.

Skills & Requirements

  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4
  • Talented 3D Modelling Skills (All software accepted!)
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Willingness to adapt from an 'AAA' / 'Big Machine' approach into an indie work-style
  • An excellent portfolio demonstrating 'AAA' quality work

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

This job is in house, we will not accept applications looking for contract, external, or part time work. This is strictly and in house position due to the nature of working with juniors and inspiring members of the team.

You'll be working on a competitive FPS making big waves in the games industry. If you think you're the right person, please email your CV and any examples of your video work you have to hr@bulkheadinteractive.com

About the Company

Bulkhead Interactive are the creators of hit first person puzzler 'The Turing Test' and classic multiplayer shooter 'Battalion 1944'. The studio is part owned by Square Enix and was founded in 2014 by 6 graduates from the University of Derby. Bulkhead now employs over 50 members of staff working on two games with Square Enix.


Bulkhead Interactive is based in Derby, United Kingdom and has two studios 'Bulkhead Darkhorse' and 'Bulkhead Phoenix'. 

Want to join our young and dynamic team? We offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Free drinks (Soda, Coffee, Water etc)
  • Casual work place (not casual like everyone else says they're casual... actually casual)
  • Profit Share Scheme, 'Senior' status (10% of our game profits across all platforms go into a pool for certain employees to receive bonuses from, this is capped at 3x your salary)
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 9-4)
  • New office in an affordable city on the edge of the beautiful Peak District!
  • Relocation Assistance if outside the UK'