#174447

Environment Artist Lead

Location:
Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
Permanent
Salary:
$110k-150k
Posted By:
Stephen Charles-Kendall
Date:
11/09/2021

Job Description:

Effective Art Leadership is a critical ingredient in our mission to create the future of
entertainment. On this team, you will ensure vision and consistency, contribute to pipeline
planning, and guide and mentor your team. You’ll be empowered and given autonomy. Your
ideas will matter.  
The Job  
 Help define the look of the world through design and implementation of high quality,
believable 3d environments and assets.
 Create highly detailed, optimized textures and materials.
 Work closely with designers and art leads to ensure environments and assets match the
quality bar and vision for the game.
 Work with art leads to ensure our art assets work smoothly with our consumer facing
UGC creation tools.
 Ensure assets are optimized for performance and integrate properly with our pipeline.
 Ensure assets are delivered on time and on budget.
 Mentor and develop members of the art team.
 Work closely with art leadership to ensure large quantities of outsourced assets are
created properly and match our pipeline integration needs.
Who Will Be A Great Fit  
 5 + years professional experience as an artist in AAA games.
 A broad, impressive portfolio of environment art is required. Examples of strong
research/design skill and strong foundational composition thinking is a must.
 Deep familiarity with typical AAA art production tools – Substance, Zbrush, etc.
 Understanding of, and ability to create accurate PBR based materials.
 Production experience working in Unreal Engine.

Nice to Have 
 Experience shipping games in a shooter genre and UGC tool sets. 
 Experience with game-as-a-service schedules.  
 Experience guiding and integrating outsourced assets. 
 Office365 and Google Suite proficiency.  
 A mindset of continuous improvement; humble and ambitious. 
 Prior experience in a startup environment or small business. 
 Adaptable, with a good sense of humor.
The Perks 
 Competitive Salary and excellent Health Benefits.
 Flexible hours, with the potential of remote working.
 Visibility and input to business strategy, including technology and creative partners. 
 Autonomy and latitude within your role.
 Seattle’s healthy living and vibrant city culture.
 Tight knit, highly experienced, fun-loving team.