Bizarre Creations, the UK developer behind classics like Project Gotham Racing, Geometry Wars, and Wiz 'n' Liz (for the more crustier gamers amongst us), has closed. The following video by a Bizarre Creation's trailer editor was released shortly after as a fond farewell and a dedication to all of the talented men and women at Bizarre Creations...
Virtual Mechanix is currently seeking vehicle artists for sub-contract work on an exciting new multi-platform AAA racing title.
If you've every played Racing Evoluzione / Apex or Project Gotham Racing 2, 3 and 4, then you've undoubtely seen the marvellous work of Brisbane based vehicle outsource company, Virtual Mechanix. VFXWorld have a huge feature up on Virtual Mechanix, a company which founder Chris Wise likens to as a "virtual studio", since many of its employees are placed all around the globe and communicate with each other online.
Virtual Mechanix is currently looking for applications and expressions of interest from experienced physics programmers from within the games or simulation industries. We will also consider applications from University graduates without prior industry experience.
If you possess the following attributes, we?d love to hear from you?
IGN caught up with Chris Wise, founder of Virtual Mechanix, to chat about who they are, what they do, and their thoughts on their profession. In case you didn't know, Virtual Mechanix is a world class outsource company based in the Sunshine Coast that specializes in producing high quality vehicles for companies such as Bizarre Creations and their Project Gotham Racing Titles. Chris reveals some details on their working relationship with Bizarre, as well as their outsourcing business and what it takes to produce those fantastic looking cars for the next-gen consoles....
We're currently on the lookout for car modellers to join our team. This is an opportunity to be involved in some of the hottest next-gen racing games currently in development from around the world.
Virtual Mechanix specialises in supplying 3D car models to developers of racing games.
Virtual Mechanix has built a solid foundation over the past few years as a supplier of 3D vehicle content to some of the leading driving game developers worldwide, including the upcoming Xbox 360 title - Project Gotham Racing 3 (Bizarre Creations/Microsoft Game Studios).
While continuing on with our regular line of work, we are also venturing into our own game development and therefore require an experienced lead programmer.
Virtual Mechanix is looking for experienced 3D car modellers to work on a sub-contract basis.
Virtual Mechanix currently has a number of positions open for freelance car modellers.