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Rebellion

Vehicle Artist

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Rebellion
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Oxford

Description

As a Photogrammetry Vehicle Artist at Rebellion Oxford, you will be part of a dedicated team that is responsible for high-end 3d asset creation, from shooting photos to final game engine implementation.

This role is full-time. We are a licensed visa sponsor and will consider permanent/full-time applicants only.

Ideal candidates should be passionate about creating photorealistic vehicle assets, including tanks, cars, artillery, trains and other large machines; 3d modelling, texturing and implementing artwork into a game engine.

Include a link to your portfolio of examples demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability of asset creation: from high-resolution raw scans or sculpts to final game models displaying topology, LODs, UVs and textures.

Knowledge of photogrammetry pipelines as well as technical photography principles is a bonus, but not a strict requirement.

Experience of a full game production cycle on at least 1 published game would be preferred but not necessary.

You will;

  • Travel to a wide variety of locations, both in the UK and abroad, on multi-day trips with the team.
  • 3D scan & photograph various vehicles and similar items using professional cameras and other equipment.
  • Process photos and create 3d assets and materials using Camera Raw and Reality Capture.
  • Be responsible for geometry clean-up, sculpting, low-poly creation, baking and final PBR textures in Substance Painter. Implementing technical meshes, source assets to a functional and aesthetic brief.
  • Implement vehicle assets to the game engine, with final model/material setup, technical meshes and setup for animation.
  • Be meticulous in naming/storing/sorting data.
  • Be diligent about using, organising and maintaining scanning equipment.
  • Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment.
  • Work effectively and independently, prioritising your own tasks.
  • Create briefs and provide feedback for outsource artists when required.

Requirements

  • Excellent hard-surface modelling skills for both cleanup and implementation of photogrammetry sourced items, but also to fix, alter and create elements where no data is available.
  • Forward thinking about asset creation techniques, processes and pipelines with a focus on improving collaboration within a multi-disciplined art department.
  • Expert modelling and UV skills with a recognised 3d package such as Maya, 3ds Max or Blender.
  • To be conversant with hi-res workflow, sculpting in Zbrush or Mudbox and with normal map baking.
  • Fluent in PBR material creation pipelines with Substance Painter & Designer.
  • Skills in a recognised 2d package such as Photoshop.
  • Demonstrable experience of using game engines.
  • Willingness and general fitness to go on multi-day scanning trips with the team, doing short hikes with our equipment to get to the target location and handle a professional camera kit for extended periods of time.
  • Knowledge and experience with out-source pipelines would be advantageous.
  • Ability to translate concept and reference artwork into 3D game assets.
  • Good communication skills, willingness to accept and follow direction.
  • Knowledge of military vehicles and WW2 would be an advantage.

Benefits

  • Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
  • Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
  • Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
  • Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
  • Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
  • Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
  • Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
  • Referral Bonus: Up to Β£2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
  • Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
  • Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
  • Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries