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Jr 3D Artist – Permanent

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Junior 3D artist with a keen interest in environment art and props to join us!

Based out of our sunny seaside office in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove, you will be working on a brand new FuturLab IP!

This position is ideal for someone who is keen to have their ideas listened to and will enjoy seeing their own work highly visible within a finished product. It’s important that you are proactive, positive and care about creating high quality and fun experiences. 

Requirements:

  • Portfolio which demonstrates 3D environment and prop artwork.
  • Examples of both stylized and realistic environments/props.
  • Comfortable using 3DS Max, Substance Designer/Painter, Zbrush and 3d Coat.
  • Proficient with hard surface and organic modelling, look dev, lighting and scene setup.
  • Knowledge of creating concepts, animation, rigging, shader knowledge, scripting a bonus.
  • Experience with Unity a plus.
  • Willingness to listen and incorporate constructive criticism.
  • Ability to stand back and criticise own work.
  • Excellent communication skills with a friendly, helpful and positive demeanour.

Job description:

  • Primarily responsible for creating worlds and props and bringing them up to the visual target.
  • Assisting with other aspects of game art when necessary, e.g. Env VFX, animation, etc.
  • Ensuring that all game artwork is produced to the highest possible quality.
  • Working with the Lead Artist to populate environments with assets and props.
  • Working with the Producer to assign time estimates to art tasks.

FuturLab foster an inclusive and welcoming culture, we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Check out the Life at FuturLab page (www.futurlab.co.uk/life-at-futurlab) for reasons why you’d love working here!

If you have the skills, experience and passion for the role then please email your latest CV and a portfolio link to jobs@futurlab.co.uk

We typically receive a high number of applicants and therefore favour candidates who have taken the time to include a cover letter. We love hearing about you, about what makes you tick and how you meet the requirements of the role.

Sadly, candidates without a valid UK work Visa cannot be considered – FuturLab do not have a licence to sponsor candidates outside of the EU. Candidates must be willing to relocate / commute to our studio in Hove. We offer UK and EU nationals a relocation package to help move to the area.

Package:

  • Competitive salary + performance related bonus.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Relocation package.
  • Staff referral bonus.
  • 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) + 2 duvet days + 3 days office closure over Christmas.
  • Friday Fun drinks.
  • Regular social activities.

Assistant Producer/QA – Fixed term 6 month

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Assistant Producer/QA to join the team. Based out of our sunny seaside office in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove, you will be helping to shape a 2nd team within FuturLab! This is initially a 6 month contract moving to permanent if (when) the project performs well.

This position is ideal for someone who is keen to step up from QA, or someone who wants to start their journey in production. It’s important that you are proactive, positive and care about creating high quality and fun experiences. 

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in QA and/or in production.
  • Thorough knowledge of bug tracking.
  • Pragmatic and methodical approach to tasks.
  • Friendly, positive and proactive in approach with team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable using Excel.
  • Previous experience managing external agencies ideal.
  • Experience with Hansoft and Jira a bonus.
  • Experience with Unity a plus.

Job description:

  • Working with the team to assign time estimates to tasks.
  • Working with the Development Director to create production schedules and resource plans.
  • Liaising with the team to ensure smooth running of the project.
  • Highlighting any blockers or potential future issues with the Development Director.
  • Regular testing of the build to identify bugs. Inputting bugs into bug database.
  • Managing the bug database and owning relationship with external QA company.
  • Owning relationships with external freelancers and agencies where necessary.
  • Collating all marketing materials, screenshots etc.
  • Learning and using the submission process for game packages.

FuturLab foster an inclusive and welcoming culture, we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Check out the Life at FuturLab page (www.futurlab.co.uk/life-at-futurlab) for reasons why you’d love working here!

If you have the skills, experience and passion for the role then please email your latest CV to jobs@futurlab.co.uk

We typically receive a high number of applicants and therefore favour candidates who have taken time to include a cover letter. We love to hearing about you, about what makes you tick and how you meet the requirements of the role.

Sadly, candidates without a valid UK work Visa cannot be considered – FuturLab do not have a licence to sponsor candidates outside of the EU. Candidates must be willing to relocate / commute to our studio in Hove. We offer UK and EU nationals a relocation package to help with a move to the area.

Package:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience + performance related bonus.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Relocation package.
  • Staff referral bonus.
  • 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) + 2 duvet days + 3 days office closure over Christmas.
  • Friday Fun drinks.
  • Regular social activities.

Marketing/Social Media/Comms – Fixed term 1 year

We have an exciting new opportunity for a <insert your own job title – yes you can make it up> to join the team. Either working remotely or in our sunny seaside office in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove, you will own the brand, marketing and comms for FuturLab’s newest and unannounced IP.

This is initially a 1 year contract moving to permanent if (when) the project performs well, or until we realise we can’t live without you!

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in creating and executing marketing strategies for digital games.
  • Demonstrative experience of growing and nurturing communities for games.
  • Proven experience of creating influencer relationships.
  • Highly analytical, with the ability to analysis statistics and interpret player sentiment correctly.
  • Experience with launching games through Steam Early Access a plus.
  • Up to date with current trends and popular culture.
  • Good sense of humour and outgoing personality which can be expressed both online and face to face.
  • Excellent verbal and written English and communication skills.
  • Extremely organised and able to time-manage, delegate and deliver workloads effectively.
  • Friendly, positive and proactive demeanour.
  • Prior experience of obtaining partnership deals an advantage.
  • Strong gif game.

Job description:

  • Improve company brand through website and social media channels.
  • Identify all target markets and generate noise and engagement for the Early Access release of our new title.
  • Responsible for devising and executing the go-to market plan for the game.
  • Use extensive game analytics and analysis to monitor the game’s performance and KPIs, identifying new opportunities to increase user conversion, retention, and monetisation.
  • Cultivate a community around the game, keeping them engaged and valued, and ensure player sentiment and feedback is considered in every step of development.
  • Track issues and problems in-game and report this feedback to the development teams.
  • Own the short- mid- and long-term product strategy and content delivery roadmap.
  • Identify and initialise potential partnership deals.
  • Foster strong relationships with internal development team to ensure a collaborative approach to achieving product goals.

FuturLab foster an inclusive and welcoming culture, we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Check out the Life at FuturLab page (www.futurlab.co.uk/life-at-futurlab) for reasons why you’d love working here!

If you have the skills, experience and passion for the role then please email your latest CV to jobs@futurlab.co.uk

We typically receive a high number of applicants and therefore favour candidates who have taken time to include a cover letter. We love to hearing about you, about what makes you tick and how you meet the requirements of the role.

Sadly, candidates without a valid UK work Visa cannot be considered – FuturLab do not have a licence to sponsor candidates outside of the EU. Candidates must be willing to relocate / commute to our studio in Hove. We offer UK and EU nationals a relocation package to help move to the area.

Package:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience + performance related bonus.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Relocation package.
  • Staff referral bonus.
  • 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) + 2 duvet days + 3 days office closure over Christmas.
  • Friday Fun drinks.
  • Regular social activities.

FuturLab are an equal opportunities employer who champion and foster diversity and inclusion. We actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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Don’t see anything for you?

We are always interested to hear from enthusastic and talented people as our needs are constantly changing.

You can email jobs@futurlab.co.uk with your latest CV and a link to any of your work online. Please note that we are super busy concentrating on making great games and we don’t always have the time to reply to speculative applications.

Please keep an eye on our social media channels for the latest updates.

At this time we are unable to offer any internships or work experience.

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