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Lead Environment Artist

Duration

Permanent.

Salary

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

The Role

The project is a huge multi-platform next generation action shooter experience with a heavy focus on Games as a Service, looking to bring a fresh tone, unique mechanics and memorable player experience to the genre.

As a Senior / Principal Environment Artist you will work closely with the Lead Artist, Animators and Art Director, as well as production to create a variety of Environment assets, sets and organics based on concept to suit the existing game style. The ideal applicant will have the ability to work in both a stylistic and realism way.

Key responsibilities:
  • Working closely with the Lead / Principal artist to create accurate, high quality environments and environment assets
  • Working independently on asset sets
  • Building in the editor to create levels and environments
  • Creating efficient UV layouts that work well within the engine / platform constraints
  • Working with PBR shaders following the established game Art Direction
  • Maintaining your work schedule
  • Possibility of mentoring more junior artists
Role requirements:
  • Strong AAA Game experience
  • A portfolio showing clean, optimal, models for game
  • A portfolio showing models taken from concept to completion
  • Experienced in using 3D software (Maya/Max
  • Experienced in high to low poly baking
  • Experience of creating optimal lods for game
  • Excellent understanding of shape, form and scale
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A love and understanding of games and game art creation
  • Knowledge of working with game engines
  • Create the artwork based on the specification given by the technical team, budgets, shaders etc.
  • Understanding of lighting and how it affects the environment
Additional or desired skills:
  • Substance Painter/Designer knowledge
  • Knowledge of Unreal engine
  • Experience with outsource studios
  • Illustrative / Concept art / Matte painting skills

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: PLE01
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