Environment Artist (Gears of War 4)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
01-Sep-16
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:

About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re currently working on Gears of War 4 and several other high-profile projects on PC and console. We’re looking for talented artists to help make them great!

The Role

Splash Damage is looking for a talented Environment artist to help us build stunning and inspiring environments for upcoming titles. Working within our multi-discipline art team, you will be building worlds while collaborating with Art direction, Design and Tech-Art to ensure the maps are fun to play, perform well and look visually impressive.

Responsibilities

Build appealing map art with strong compositions and mood in a concise way
Work with the Art Leads and fellow artists to create inspiring environment art while ensuring a consistent art style is maintained across the game
Collaborate with the Design Team to maintain gameplay requirements and Tech art to maintain performance requirements
Maintain quality, efficiency and consistency across your work

Essential Skills and Experience

Great artistic knowledge of environment art (Modelling, Mapping, Texturing and World Building)
Great technical knowledge of 3D packages, texturing packages and game engines like Unreal
Strong understanding of art fundamentals and design (including understanding of composition and colour)
Good communication skills and ability to receive and act upon feedback
Passion for game development

Desirable Skills and Experience

Inspirational artistic skills
Experience of mentoring and supporting a development team
Understanding of production and management ( planning, scoping )
Further specialism within art such as lighting, VFX, Animation

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Contact Details:
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