#160728

AAA Game Environment Artist

Location:
Redmond, WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
09/21/2020
Posted By:
Shawn Sharp
Date:
09/01/2020

Job Description:

Our AAA game client is looking for an Environment Artist with an eye for detail and a passion for creating stunning photorealistic environments to join their team. In this role you will use your talents to create key art assets for the franchise while collaborating with Art and Production Leads to solve visual and technical challenges. As the team grows, your work will help the studio expand into new territory, reaching more customers, and reaching them in ways not yet previously explored. This will highlight your unique strengths and will provide you with the right opportunities that best leverage your areas of passion.

 

Responsibilities:

• Create and refine detailed photo-realistic environments, landscapes, and props

• Be able to assemble environments based on concept art and pivot based on direction.

• Able to work independently to a high level of quality solving visual and technical challenges

• Use your talents to evaluate and implement quality improvements and art direction across large environments

• Maintain a high level of quality while working within design constraints and balancing game performance

• Work with art leads to investigate and prototype emerging technologies and improved workflows

• Effectively communicate and collaborate with your team, art directors, and production leads

• Able to work independently to a high level of quality solving visual and technical challenges

 

Required Qualifications:

• Unreal experience

• Expert in PBR workflows

• Worldbuilding and photogrammetry experience

• 3+ years of experience with at least 2 shipped AAA titles on console or PC

• A portfolio demonstrating high-quality realistic modeling and texturing

• A strong visual and technical understanding of 3d modeling, texturing, and level creation

• Proficiency with 3DSMax and/or equivalent software.

• Proficiency in sculpting software.

• An understanding of physically based materials

• An eagerness to learn new tools and processes

• Strong communication and time management skills

• A passion for art, innovation, technology

• Strong technical skillset with lighting and VFX

 

Bonuses:

• Shipped title on current generation consoles

• Speed tree experience

• Experience with procedural tools such as Substance Designer/Painter

• Experience with creation of real-time shaders

• Strong traditional art skills

• Experience with photography

• Experience with level design and layout

Client Description:

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

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