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Senior Environment Artist New

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Negotiable

Amsterdam

Netherlands

Art and Animation

ASAP

15/04/2019

14/06/2019

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

As a senior environment artist, you create high-quality 3D assets and build, populate and light complete levels in conjunction with the level designers. You also mentor and guide less experienced artists and interns.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:    

  • Assist in setting the bar for graphical style and quality of assets and levels;
  • Build, populate and light levels from mockup to polished state;
  • Optimize the levels;
  • Create low- and high-resolution 3D models and textures;
  • Mentor artists and interns in best practices, processes, and procedures.


  • DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ Years of game industry experience;
  • Experience with world- and level building in a game engine (UE4 preferred);
  • Experience with content creation (Maya, Zbrush, Substance preferred);
  • A portfolio showcasing great looking levels/environments;
  • Good use of light, shadow, color and form in both geometry and texturing.


  • Bonus skills and experience:

  • Ability to create materials (Unreal, HLSL) and scripting (Unreal Blueprint, MEL, Python).
  • Experience with 3 rd party tools which can increase the quality and efficiency in how we build environments (e.g. World Machine).
  • Traditional art skills and concept art.
  • VFX (shaders, particle systems etc.);
  • Rigging and skinning (for vehicles, vegetation etc).


  •   ABOUT YOU:
  • You have a big passion for visual storytelling;
  • You love directing players subconsciously using visual tricks;
  • You are a passionate player of games with an ability to analyze competitive products for their strengths and weaknesses;
  • You are experienced with working in an agile/scrum development environment.
  • EU citizen or eligible to work in the EU


  • WE OFFER:

  •  A great work-life balance with a zero-crunch policy   
  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic  colleagues
  • A great company to learn and share knowledge
  • Benefits according to experience and job
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam




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