Experienced 3D Artist

Wish has a long-term contract vacancy for a talented, experienced 3D Artist.

If you:

  • Have plenty of game industry experience in your portfolio
  • Have an excellent knowledge of 3Ds Max and Adobe Photoshop
  • Have an education in art and/ or graphic design
  • Understand how to build beautiful, cool 2D/ 3D art for games
  • As a bonus, have some experience with Unity 3D
  • And as a bigger bonus, have some animation skills

Please drop an email with your CV, a link to your online portfolio, and any other reference material to jobs[at]wishstudios[dot]co[dot]uk

SingOn for PlayStation3 out today!

The ‘third generation karaoke experience’ that Wish has built for Finland-based SingOn is out today on the PlayStation®Store. Check out the Tweet below from the official PlayStation Europe Blog for a link to download it from the Store.

One of the first reviews of SingOn for PS3 scores it as an eight-out-of-ten, saying that it is ‘a lot of fun’. Naturally we agree!

Game Designer

We’re looking for a Designer who has oodles of creativity and technical skill, all mushed-up together into a tidy package.

The ideal person is expected to have proven experience within a similar role, be especially creative at problem solving, good at expressing their ideas, and will be a positive team member – one who always shows high levels of enthusiasm and passion for playing and making games.

A good working knowledge of the process and tools for designing with Unity3D would be a big bonus.

If you’re great at:

  • Idea generation & brainstorming
  • Rapid prototyping in Unity (knowledge of Playmaker & NGUI plug-ins would be a plus)
  • Taking responsibility for a section of a game and driving it to success
  • Creating and maintaining high quality wireframes, flows and other schematics
  • Using your strong communication skills (verbal and written) to express ideas

Please email your CV and some examples of your work to jobs[at]wishstudios[dot]co[dot]uk

Wish-Developed SingOn Announced for PlayStation3

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Wish Studios is incredibly pleased to announce its role in helping build SingOn for PlayStation3. SingOn is a brand-new karaoke experience, with hundreds of songs to enjoy, sparkling visuals, and a really friendly business model. The team at SingOn approached Wish in summer 2013 with a visual concept for a new way to play karaoke at home. We’ve been hard at work since then, bringing that dream to life. You can read and see more about the game here.

Caspar Invited to Judge BAFTA Games Awards 2014

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Wish’s CEO, Caspar Field, was invited to be a judge for the 2014 BAFTA Games Awards. The BAFTAs are the UK game industry’s premiere awards ceremony, and Caspar was honoured to be able to take part in the judging process. Plus, he now gets to join BAFTA, which is – let’s face it – rather fabulous, darling!

An Independent Perspective in the Guardian

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Caspar is featured in today’s Guardian Newspaper, taking part in a group interview with other independent developers, discussing the new generation of consoles.

He uses the phrase ‘crazy ambiguity’ at one point, if that’s enough to tempt you in!

You can click here to read the full article. Enjoy!

Wish gets inKubated at Kingston University

inkubator-logoFollowing on from giving their talk on Creativity & Prototyping at the 2013 Develop Conference, Tom and Caspar have been invited to present their ideas to the students at Kingston University’s inKubator game development programme. They’ll be wearing their wisest faces while also trying – and undoubtably failing – to be down with the kids.

Senior Game Programmer

We have a contract vacancy for a Senior Game Programmer. We want the right person with the right skills, so whatever your level of seniority please drop us a line if you think you fit the bill.

We’re looking for someone like this:

  • You have shipped some great games on Mobile, PC or Console
  • A good technical understanding of C++ or C#
  • Are excited at working with and developing a variety of game systems
  • You love your job and enjoy working in a team making great games
  • Ideally lots of experience with Unity; or at least some; or being happy to learn on the job
  • Being happy to work in the vibrant and beautiful city of Brighton

Please drop an email with your CV and any other reference material to jobs[at]wishstudios[dot]co[dot]uk

Wish talks Creativity at Develop 2013

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Tom and Caspar will be at the 2013 Develop Conference in Brighton, presenting a talk on Creativity and Prototyping. These are topics rather dear to the Wish team’s hearts; we pride ourselves on running an inclusive, open-minded development process. And having fun doing it.

Wish Studios Hires Paul Abbott as Art Director

Wish-Studios-Paul-Abbott-webWe’re pleased to announce that the rather talented Mister Paul Abbott has joined the Wish family as Art Director.

Paul is previously of Creative Assembly, where he oversaw environment art production for a major title. Prior to that he did a stint at Relentless Software, where he worked on the Buzz! franchise and then played a key role on the new concepts team. We’re over the moon that he’s joined the team, and look forward to sharing some of his work with you in future.

To download the full press release about Paul joining the team, please click here. To read Develop Online’s coverage, please click here.