Lead Environment Artist - New IP

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - South East

Job Title Lead Environment Artist - New IP
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First Person Tactical Shooter IP.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, accomplished Environment Artist to make their mark on the new, undisclosed IP from Creative Assembly’s multi-award-winning team.

The Lead Environment Artist will manage an excellent team, who will create a high fidelity, beautiful and believable world.

Key Responsibilities

As the Lead Environment Artist for the project, you will be a talented artist with significant experience of leading, mentoring, and nurturing the development of other artists.

As well as leading the Environment team, conducting regular reviews and overseeing their career development, you will be responsible for both the creation of assets and world construction, from architecture to props and level dressing.

Communication is critical to the success of this role. You will be proactive in communicating progress, steering your team and solving problems. You will be working closely with the wider development teams, striving to produce an engaging and coherent universe.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential

  • Exceptional Artistic ability
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and developing other artists
  • Ability to communicate effectively across the team
  • Developed understanding of contemporary workflows and processes
  • Willingness to engage with and master proprietary tools and systems
  • Expert knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya
  • Demonstrable hard surface modelling ability
  • Practical experience with Zbrush
  • A working knowledge of Substance
  • A strong comprehension of PBR
  • Two or more published AAA titles in an Environment Art capacity 
Desirable
  • Proficiency with off-line and real-time rendering package
  • Fundamental level design ability or experience
  • Lighting experience and ability
  • A practical comprehension of Post Production effects
  • Traditional Art skills


We are Creative Assembly

We gather the greatest talent out there, coming together to craft authentic and detailed experiences of the highest quality.

We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft.

Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:
  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.
  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.
  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.
  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.
  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects and our legacy.
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Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 03/01/2018
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