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Lead Artist *NEW*

Experienced Software Engineers *NEW*

If you’re just excellent at what you do, and you like the look of us too, and you’re looking for a new job please ping us a mail via our website. We’d love to meet you.

Lead Artist

Description

Super Punk Games is looking for a multi-talented Lead Artist to lead the art team on new and existing IPs.  The role will require the ability to conceptualise and implement an artistic vision, manage, inspire and contribute to the art team, and be a strong creative and technical individual. The successful candidate will be a key part of a growing dev team, and will be fundamental to shaping the future of Super Punk Games.

Reports to: Creative Director / Game Director

Location: In our office in Nottingham. Relocation help is available.

What we’re looking for:

  • An amicable and articulate individual with a highly professional outlook.
  • The ability to establish, develop and maintain artistic styles and visual quality.
  • The capability to guide projects through strong ideas, belief in vision and good judgement.
  • A pragmatic creative leader, able to reconcile jaw dropping visuals with production schedules, and with clarity on task execution order and duration.
  • An interest in establishing good working practices and a positive working environment within your team.
  • An interest in cutting-edge techniques, and an aptitude for learning and disseminating methods and technology.
  • A strong portfolio indicating a good eye for form, shape and composition.
  • The ability to lead our art team on multiple platforms.

Skills that would help your application?

  • You have previous professional experience leading or mentoring artists in games.
  • A broad understanding across the spectrum of art processes (3D modelling, UV layout, texturing, rigging, skinning, animation, lighting and surfacing, UI, visual FX).
  • Experience using Unity3D.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya/Max and an advanced understanding of Photoshop or similar.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.

What you’ll do:

  • You will use your extensive skill and experience to steer the wider art team to develop a strong visual identity during pre-production, reacting the game design and business motivations.
  • You will lead establishing a game’s art direction and oversee the vision through all stages of development via Style Guides, detailed documentation and continued communication.
  • You will work with the production team to plan sprints and project schedules.
  • You will jump on opportunities to innovate and push the visual quality of the game to deliver magical experiences to our players.
  • You will line-manage members of the art team, facilitating their success and ensuring they are kept up-to-date through regular meetings and documentation.
  • You will find and report any risks or issues to the Management Team.
  • You will represent the Art Team and Game Vision internally and externally as needed.

If this role excites you we would love to meet you. Please ping us a mail via our website or email us at hello[at]superpunkgames.com.

Experienced Software Engineer

Summary

Super Punk Games is looking for an Experienced Software Engineer with exceptional abilities, capable of intrinsically understanding gameplay and implementing best case solutions to very unique technical problems.

Reports to: Game Director

Location: In our office in Nottingham is ideal, remote working considered for the right applicant.

Contract: Full Time Permanent or Long Term Contract

What we’re looking for:

  • A software engineer with professional experience in games.
  • Recent experience working with Xbox One and/or PS4.
  • Good knowledge of Unity.
  • Excellent C++ / C# programming skills.
  • Someone who is both relaxed and excited about working in a small team.
  • Attention to detail, and strong ability to analyse and comprehend direction.

Skills that would help your application?

  • Awesome technical insight and a finisher of technical tasks on time.
  • A communicator with the ability to verbalise conceptual thoughts and with an openness to use constructive critique.
  • A gamer.
  • Robust software engineering and software architecture principles and practice.
  • Excellent problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills.

If this role excites you we would love to meet you. Please ping us a mail via our website or email us at hello[at]superpunkgames.com.

Who Are Super Punk Games?

Super Punk Games are an award winning independent game studio who pride ourselves on original and awe-inspiring games on console, PC and mobile.  We create and publish our own IP and equally partner with publishers and game studios alike to help them bring their games to life.

2018 will be Super Punk Games’ biggest year so far, that’s why we are looking to grow the company with the best talent to meet that challenge. We would love you to come and help us make this happen.