We're Hiring!

Fancy working for a fun and dynamic company in a creative and technology-driven market? That's great news, because we're hiring.

Below is a selection of our current vacancies - Good luck with your application!

If you can't see anything below that's suitable, don't worry - We're always on the hunt for new talent, so email jobs@kuju.com with your CV or a link to your portfolio and we'll be happy to take a look.



Senior Environment Artist - Narcos

We are looking for a senior environmental artist to work on Narcos. They will work closely with the Art Director to establish the visual and technical standards for environment art on the project. We are searching for a Portfolio that demonstrates artistic flare and a keen eye for detail, composition and colour, and an expertise in 3DSMax, ZBrush and Photoshop.

  • 9 month contract or FTC with the possibility to extend.

Key responsibilities

  • Working with designers to enable fast iteration towards final level designs.
  • Modelling and texturing stylised environments using modular approach and kit-bashing techniques.
  • Technical implementation in Unreal Engine including setting up and animating destructible elements
  • Lighting, Post-Process and grading.
  • Ensuring the environments conform to technical requirements and engine constraints.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential

  • Portfolio demonstrating artistic flare and keen eye for detail, composition and colour
  • Expert in 3DSMax, ZBrush, Photoshop
  • Demonstrable ability to design, prototype, model, texture and light immersive stylised environments
  • Expert at hard surface and organic modelling for architectural and natural element.
  • Professional experience creating and lighting environments in Unreal.
  • One or more shipped game 
  • Self-motivated, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team in-house or remotely.

Desirable

  • Solid understanding of PBR pipelines.
  • Experience using Substance Designer and Painter 
  • Scripting experience(Blueprint/Maxscript)
  • A passion for architectural detail and design.
  • Concept art skills
  • Strong interest in video games.


Senior Technical/VFX Artist - Narcos

We are looking for a senior technical artist to work Narcos. They will work closely with the Art Director and Technical Director to establish technical standards for the project. We are looking to see a Portfolio that demonstrates a high level of technical ability. 

  • 10 month contract or FTC with the possibility to extend.

 Key responsibilities

  • Working with art, design and code to develop efficient workflows for content creation.
  • Ensuring game assets conform to technical requirements and engine constraints.
  • Establishing workflow for destructible elements.
  • Authoring in-game VFX

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential

  • Portfolio demonstrating high level of technical ability.
  • Expertise in creating assets for optimal performance.
  • Knowledge of latest game development practices.
  • Expert knowledge of at least one 3D authoring package (e.g. 3dsmax, Maya)
  • One or more shipped game using Unreal Engine.
  • Good understanding of Unreal lighting pipeline and post processing techniques.
  • Good understanding of modular workflow for level building.
  • Solid understanding of PBR pipelines.
  • Blueprint experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Unreal materials.
  • Experienced in real-time VFX creation.
  • Pro-active, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team in-house or remotely.

Desirable

  • Python, C++, HLSL
  • Rigging experience
  • Strong interest in video games.


Art Director - Unannounced Unreal Project

We are looking for a talented art director with 3D and 2D motion graphics experience to orchestrate the creation of exhilarating and dynamic real-time motion graphics. You will be leading a team to create video content from live action content and pre-rendered environments and VFX for a lifestyle party game. 

  • 12 month contract or FTC. 
  •  Location: Remote or in office (Brighton or Croydon)

Key responsibilities

  •  Managing and mentoring a small team of artists/motion designers.
  • Designing a responsive, accessible and rewarding user-interface.
  • Project planning and organisation.
  • Technical management of complex video-based production.
  • Working with client to ensure art style is on-brand.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience
 Essential

  • Experience leading teams to create high-end graphics.
  • Portfolio demonstrating artistic flare and keen eye for detail, composition and colour.
  • Demonstrable experience in motion graphics and animation.
  • Proven ability to create and light realistic 3D rendered environments.
  • Expert in After Effects and camera tracking.
  • One or more shipped game in a lead position on console
  • Self-motivated, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team in-house or remotely.

 Desirable

  • Experience with After Effects plugins such as Element 3D and Trapcode Particular.
  • Knowledge of video codec and encoding practices.
  • Enjoys playing social, lifestyle and party games.
  • UX design experience.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Nintendo Switch experience. 


Senior Programmer - Unannouced Unreal Project

We are looking for a senior programmer to join a new team working on an exciting lifestyle party game based on a high-profile IP that features live action video and motion effects. As well as hands on development this role has some management aspects and would be suitable for a senior who is looking to gain experience in that area. 

  • Contract or FTC - 12 months
  • Location: Brighton or Croydon
  • Some flexible working negotiable.

Key responsibilities

  • Working with the part-time TD and acting as the "on the ground" code senior for the project.
  • Developing and implementing code features. 
  • Working with the production and other disciplines to help define work and design.
  • Mentoring junior code staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential

  •   Strong knowledge of C++ 
  •    Experience in optimisation.
  •    4+ years of experience making video games.
  •    One or more shipped game in a senior position on console
  •    Self-motivated, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.

Desirable

  • Lead and staff management experience.
  • Familiarity with video playback and decoding
  • Enjoys playing social, lifestyle and party games.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Nintendo Switch experience.


Senior Programmer - Narcos

We are looking for a senior game play programmer to join the Narcos team. The role involves working to develop game play features and functionality for this upcoming title. The Narcos game is for PC and console and to be released in 2019 through Curve Digital Games. 

  • Contract or FTC - 10 months
  • Location: Brighton or Croydon
  • Some flexible working negotiable.

Key responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing game play features. 
  • Working with the production and other disciplines to help define work and design.
  • Mentoring junior code staff.
  • Reports to the project TD.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential

  •   Strong knowledge of C++ 
  •   Experience in optimisation.
  •   4+ years of experience making video games.
  •   One or more shipped game in a senior position on console
  •   Self-motivated, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.

Desirable

  • Enjoys playing tactical and strategy games.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Nintendo Switch, PS4 or Xbox One specific experience.


Motion Graphics/Video Artist - Unannounced Unreal Project

We are looking for an experienced video artist to create exciting video content for a video based game. You will be integrating dynamic visual FX into 3D pre-rendered scenes ranging from realistic to abstract.

Key responsibilities

  •  Work closely with the Art Director to establish the visual and technical standards for video production on the project.
  •  Integrating 3D and 2D content to create dynamic and exciting video content.
  •  Setting up video content pipeline and wrangling large amounts of data.
  •  Arranging live video recording sessions.
  •  Motion graphics and VFX.
  •  Conform to technical requirements and engine constraints.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential

  • Portfolio demonstrating artistic flare and keen eye for detail, composition and colour
  •  Expert in video production tools such as After Effects, Premiere or Nuke.
  •  Experience with camera tracking and integrating 3D content into video pipeline.
  • Examples of quality motion graphic design and visual FX.
  • Self-motivated, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team in-house or remotely.

Desirable

  •  Experience with 3DSmax or other 3D authoring tools.
  •  Scripting experience for video workflow enhancements e.g. ExtendScript for AfterEffects
  •  Experience with After Effects plugins such as Particular, Element 3D, Optical Flares etc.
  •  Good knowledge of video encoding methods.
  •  Unreal Engine Experience
  •  Strong interest in video games.