SENIOR ENVIRONMENT ARTIST

As a senior environment artist, you create high-quality 3D assets and build, populate and light complete levels in conjunction with the level designers. You also mentor and guide other artists and interns.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate to set the bar of graphical quality and style of assets and environments
  • Build, populate and light levels from mockup to polished state
  • Optimize the levels for VR performance
  • Create low- and high-resolution 3D models and textures
  • Mentor artists and interns in best practices, processes, and procedures

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • >3 Years of game industry experience
  • Experience with world and level building in a game engine (UE4 preferred)
  • Highly skilled at content creation (Maya, Zbrush, Substance preferred)
  • A portfolio showcasing levels/environments in released titles
  • Good use of light, shadow, color and form in both geometry and texturing

BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to create materials (Unreal, HLSL) and scripting (Unreal Blueprint, MEL, Python)
  • Experience with 3rd party tools which can increase the quality and efficiency in how we build environments (e.g. World Machine)
  • Traditional art skills and an ability to create impactful concept art
  • VFX creation (shaders, particle systems etc.)
  • Rigging and skinning (for vehicles, vegetation etc)

ABOUT YOU:

  • You instinctively engage in visual storytelling
  • You know how to use the environment to subconsciously direct the player’s attention
  • You are an avid player of games with an ability to analyze competitive products for their strengths and weaknesses
  • You are happiest when collaborating across disciplines, utilizing agile/scrum development methods

WE OFFER:

  • Projects that are shaping the new medium of XR
  • Working in a creative and quality driven culture with committed colleagues
  • A great environment to grow and share knowledge
  • Benefits according to experience and job, including an annual holiday payment
  • A healthy work-life balance, with a zero-crunch policy
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam

For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).

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