Asset Build Artist - Mid/Senior Level

Goodbye Kansas London is looking to welcome a mid/senior asset build artist to the team!
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Goodbye Kansas London is looking to welcome a mid/senior asset build artist to the team! The Ideal candidate for this position must be passionate about VFX and have ambition to push the boundaries of photo-realism. Using commercial and proprietary software and tools you would be responsible for various things like asset builds and look development to facilitate producing top-notch visuals for VFX film and tv. Knowledge sharing is also important as helping each other is a highly valued characteristic of Goodbye Kansas culture.

What we offer:

  • A fun, creative, international and inclusive environment
  • Opportunities for personal growth with varied projects and experienced co-workers
  • The chance to work with some of the best in the business. Our co-workers are not only amazing at what they do but also good at sharing knowledge, including new people and working as a team

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring assets meet specifications provided by all relevant departments  
  • Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality
  • Working with scan data to produce fantastic results
  • Creating high quality textures and author materials
  • Retopology and efficient UV layout
  • Hard surface modeling
  • Realistic Look development
  • Creating 2.5/3D environments

Required skills:

  • 4+ years industry experience
  • Strong skills in Zbrush, Maya, Substance Painter and Marvelous designer
  • Great eye for layout and composition
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work from photo reference or concept art when available
  • Deep knowledge of modelling softwares such as Maya, Zbrush, Blender
  • Deep knowledge of texturing softwares like Substance Painter, Substance Designer
  • Good understanding of form, silhouette and structure
  • Ability to work in a team setting, under deadlines and time constraints.

Bonus skills:

  • Experience using Ftrack or similar project management tool
  • Setting up shot cameras and creating CG environment layouts
  • Organic modeling in Maya and/or packages such as Zbrush and Mudbox
  • Creating and rendering CG foliage in packages such as SpeedTree
  • Procedural modeling in Houdini
  • Good understanding of lighting
  • Knowledge of FX and lighting with rendering in Houdini


The Goodbye Kansas group consists of Goodbye Kansas Studios, Goodbye Kansas Game Invest, Infinite Entertainment and Goodbye Kansas Holding, with 200+ artists in Stockholm, Uppsala, London, Hamburg and Los Angeles. We offer award-winning and uniquely integrated services for feature films, TV, commercials, games and game trailers. Expertise includes VFX, CGI, 3D Face scanning, Motion Capture and Animation, plus development and marketing of games. We also create, develop and manage our own original IPs.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

London

Noland House, 12-13 Poland St.
W1F 8QB London Directions

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