Senior Environment Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - North West

Job Title Senior Environment Artist
Job Category Environment Artist
Job Description This is a fantastic opportunity to work on one of the most ambitious games to ever be developed!

Our client are a leading independent studio that is at the forefront of AAA experiences. They’re currently working on a highly anticipated Sci-Fi game which is expected to smash a number of records. If you’re looking for stability, a good wage, career progression and excitement, look no further.

To deliver on the much deserved hype that their project has gained, our client are now looking to bring on board a new Senior Environment Artist. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of environment asset creation and modular kit-based construction methodologies. They understand all phases of environment creation from block-out through lighting. They work well and communicate with designers and other disciplines in a collaborative team oriented development process.

Requirements:
•    5+ years professional game production experience
•    Previous experience creating high quality environments for AAA games
•    Thorough knowledge of the game development process
•    Shipped (from pre-production to release) 2-3+, large scale, 3D titles (PC, current/next-gen consoles)
•    Evidence of being a leader and role model, within their trade
•    A strong ability to create believable environments within a games engine
•    Strong knowledge of 3DS Max, Photoshop and Zbrush / Mudbox as well as experience in using editors to lay out environments
•    Strong knowledge of Substance / Quixel packages
•    Ability to derive a well-structured lowpoly model from the high poly model
•    Strong understanding of efficient UV layout for lowpoly objects
•    Strong understanding of modular level creation methods

Desirable:
•    Knowledge with CryENGINE
•    Hard surface modeling experience
•    Experience with programmatic and/or parametric environment generation tools
•    Experience in architecture, interior or industrial design
•    Strong interest in science fiction based themes
•    Experience with Outsourcing and/or collaboration with external studios
•    The ability to manage and supervise mid-level and junior artists and willingness to carry out mentorship tasks

For more information about this excellent role contact Sol Argueso on +44 (0)1709 834777 or email sol@aswift.com.
Salary Negotiable
Location North West
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 05/01/2017
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