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Principal Environment Artist


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Farnborough, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Principal Environment Artist in Farnborough

Are you a highly skilled Environment Artist with experience creating exciting game worlds? Would you like the chance to step up your career in a Principal position?

As a Principal Environment Artist at this studio in Farnborough, you will be working on their next generation of cutting-edge VR games. You will be responsible for both building seamless and innovative game worlds, and mentoring the Environment Art team, as well as junior members of other teams within the project.

As a part of the team at this studio, you will benefit from their focus on creating work-life balance. This comes in the form of flexible working hours, duvet days, shares options, your birthday off and a highly sociable culture. All of this as well as their open and diverse culture, in their beautiful state-of-the art studio.

Principal Environment Artist responsibilities:

Visualise concepts to create in-game environments

Work with level designers to build realistic worlds for VR gameplay

Compose lighting, atmosphere, etc. to create lifelike and exciting worlds that will inspire and excite players

Mentor junior members of the environment team, as well as the studio in general

Essential requirements for this role in Farnborough:

Skilled in creating exciting and realistic game worlds

Significant experience in an Environment Artist role working on shipped games

University Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

Skilled in composition, form, lighting, and colour

Experience of real-time engines such as Unreal Engine 4 and tools such as Maya and Z-Brush

Tags: Technical Artist, Environment Artist, Tech Art, Environment Art, Principal Artist

A little bit about the town: Farnborough

Farnborough is known for its history in the aviation industry, with a recent revamp of the town centre taking place in recent years, making the area significantly more appealing to residents and visitors alike. There are weekly markets held in the town square as well as weekly car boot sales, which are a great way to get involved in and get to know the local community. One thing Farnborough is famous for is their week-long international airshow – combining a trade exhibition for the aerospace industry with an impressive airshow. This town is perfect for travel into London with a direct train to London Waterloo taking only 34 minutes.

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