Salary on application
Troy, United States
Permanent | Full Time
Lead Artist in Troy, New York
Are you a games Artist with plenty of industry experience? Looking for a new challenge at an innovative indie studio? Look no further!
As a Lead Artist at this studio in Troy, New York, you will be an integral part of setting the artistic tone and vision for new projects and ensuring artwork is innovative and captivating for players. You will work closely alongside several other team members including gameplay programmers, designers, artists and animators to achieve beautiful and exciting game visuals.
This studio is proud to have contributed to several world-famous and critically acclaimed games franchises throughout their 29 years of game development. They focus on creating breakthrough experiences for players, they’re not afraid to take risks and this has lead to great success for them as a studio so far.
Currently working on brand new original IP in never before seen forms of gameplay, whilst building their own game engine, this is a very exciting time to join their team.
Lead Artist key responsibilities:
Create visually captivating, innovative and exciting experiences
Work closely with the Art Director and other team leaders to set the vision for the look of games early on in the process
Experiment with different visual styles and prototypes
Help direct and lead the art team for the project
Essential requirements for this role in Troy, NY:
Significant games industry experience on console/mobile/PC platforms
Strong knowledge of composition, light, colour and perspective
Expert in 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, Substance, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
Experience of modern lighting techniques such as baked GI and deferred
Experience of working in AAA game engines such as Unreal and Unity
Experience in a lead role of a mid- to large-sized game development project
Tags: Lead Artist, Game Artist, Game Art, AAA, Console Games
A little bit about the city: Troy, NY
Often nicknamed “Collar City” thanks to its history of making detachable collars for men’s shirts, Troy was the fourth richest city in the US in the late 1800s. Often overlooked, this city is on a mission to get noticed and revitalise itself thanks to all new breweries, shopping centres, performing arts and farm-to-table dining. You’ll also be able to get a glimpse of it’s humble 19 th -century beginnings, with art galleries, flea markets and antiques shops, often set into beautiful architectures.
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