Lead 3D Character Artist - Paris, FR

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Posted 05 July 2022
Salary €710000 - €96000 Per Year
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Lead 3D Character Artist (Hybrid Options)



Legou Games - Paris, FR

Legou Games are now seeking to recruit a talented Lead 3D Character Artist with a successful track record working on stylised/cartoon type projects to help head up their brand new Paris studio. 

Legou Games, one of the world's fastest-growing AAA game developers, has now opened a new Art Studio in Paris.

Their first title “Rise of Kingdoms” has been a global hit. It has been released in 142 locations around the world and the number of players already exceeds 100 million. We think it's fair to say, it's been a relative success!

Reporting to the Art Director, the Lead 3D Character Artist will...

  • Create high-precision models, maps, lighting and rendering for characters and props
  • Be responsible for Unity3D resource integration and optimisation
  • Conduct daily management of the 3D character team: ensure cohesive leadership, assign tasks, control quality and progress, improve technical level
  • Write technical requirement documentation for 3D characters
  • Contribute to team recruitment

For this role, you will need...

  • 3+ years’ experience working in the game industry as Lead or Senior Artist, with at least 1 shipped title
  • A solid professional portfolio with high-quality examples of 3D characters in cartoon style
  • Strong affinity with a Disney / Pixar art-style
  • Familiar with standard tools and 3D character production pipelines for the game industry
  • Deep understanding of material shaders and the best rendering engines like Marmoset, Arnold, or V-Ray
  • Good management and teamwork skills
  • Ability to organise work according to priorities, ensuring deadlines are met
  • To increase the team’s skills through mentorship and artistic techniques
  • To be able to work closely with the team, Art Director and external partners to ensure that quality is consistent and cohesive
  • To produce technical documents, and schedules alongside the Producer in respect of constraints
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Fluency in spoken and written English (Intermediate or higher)

Bonus points if you have...

  •  Experience in character animation
  • 2D illustrator or quick sketches skills
  • Art school background
  • Experience in agile-based/SCRUM development

Just some of the benefits of working with Legou include...

  • CDI (Unlimited Term) contract
  • Competitive salary
  • One of the best bonus systems on the Market
  • Top quality Medical insurance
  • Great offices in great location: Rue Auber, 75009 Paris (100m away from Opera Garnier)
  • Flexibility on home-work / office balance
  • Generous & caring HR policy

Why join Legou Games?

  • Work on a new project, in a gorgeous medieval fantasy world
  • AAA-quality on mobile and PC
  • Millions of players to enjoy your work
  • A work environment that values creativity
  • The rare opportunity to join a studio from its creation, to contribute and grow with it!
  • Be part of a real game with a rich universe, deep narration, strong characters and rich strategy gameplay

For more information contact Jordan Langley at jordan.langley@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834 777 now!