Senior 3D Artist

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Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
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Crytek is looking for a Senior 3D Artist to join our headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany.


-Work with the art director and other artists to ensure consistency between vision and implementation of environment assets.
-Work within inter-disciplinary teams of artists, programmers and designers.
-Supervise and mentor junior artists on the team.
-Provide and accept direction.
-Ensure that all aspects of art production are completed on a timely basis to a high standard.
-Understand and follow style guides to guarantee the consistency of the project.
-Explore new technologies on the given platforms to achieve best possible results.
-Coordinate with other studio groups and production to achieve project objectives.
-Complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high quality standard.
-Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.


-5+ years experience in game development.
-Minimum of 2 shipped AAA titles on PC or consoles (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, XboxOne).
-Strong communication skills and a great team-player attitude.
-Strong knowledge of 3dsmax and Photoshop.
-Strong passion for creating art of highest quality.
-Ability to communicate in English.
-Established interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Expert understanding of current game environment development processes, limitations and dependencies.
-Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
-A portfolio or reel that demonstrates the following:

-Strong artistic background
-Focus on illustrational art and lighting
-Clear understanding of the normal map creation process
-Strong ability to create photorealistic high poly models
-Clear understanding of efficient UV layout for low poly objects
-Keen eye for detail and realism
-Strong texturing skills


-Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of the project and development.
-A very strong understanding of technical limitations of game engines and console platforms.
-Working knowledge of CryEngine and the according toolset.
-Strong communicator, able to easily present ideas and information to the team.

What you can expect from us:

-A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
-Flexible work time.
-Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
-Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
-Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
-Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
-Relocation support.
-A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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