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Environment Artist – AAA Project – Newcastle, UK

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client are looking for an experienced, talented, and passionate Senior Environment Artist who will be responsible for constructing aesthetically ground-breaking environments that match engrossing and rich gameplay experiences

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong experience in all aspects model creation workflow (Model and texture realistic, modular, hard-surface, and organic set pieces and props for a diverse set of environments with use of all new techniques)
  • Experience on a shipped AAA title
  • Familiarity with industry-standard software packages for 3D modelling, high poly sculpting, and texture painting (Maya, Max, ZBrush, Photoshop, or their equivalents)
  • Substance Painter working skill
  • Experience creating high quality creative/visual aesthetics as well as technical knowledge
  • Ability to adapt fast to a specific art style
  • Capability to adapt with minimum guidance new styles, techniques, and workflows
  • Solid skills in using PBR shaders and normal maps on daily basis
  • Great understanding of colour theory
  • Knowledge of memory and frame budgets
  • Experience creating high quality creative/visual aesthetics as well as technical knowledge
  • Experience creating photorealistic set pieces, props, textures, and materials on next gen console platforms
  • Capacity to show examples of top-notch props and textures made for next gen console games
  • Adept at balancing art quality and performance in the game engine

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generating high quality environment assets and gadgets suitable technically and artistically to project universe
  • Modelling and texturing high poly and low poly environment assets
  • Collaborating with Tech Art on pipeline improvements
  • Maintaining the production and software pipeline and meeting deadlines
  • Delivering R&D projects and pipeline and workflows improvements
  • Bug Fixing and describing R&D case studies in knowledge base
  • Sharing knowledge with less experienced colleagues
  • Occasionally supporting Lead in recruitment projects with HR collaboration

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Organics creations skills
  • Unreal Engine 4 Experience
  • Traditional art skills along with core graphic design competencies (composition and layout, typography, colour and light)
  • Blender working knowledge

BENEFITS:

  • Performance based bonuses
  • Private health care including dental treatment
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation
  • In-company English language classes and Polish lessons for foreigner

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!

Environment Artist – AAA Project – Newcastle, UK

OPM
Full time

Published on 07/28/2021

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