Lead Environment Artist [Avatar Project / Tom Clancy's The Division]

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Sweden
City:
Malmö
Posted:
25-Apr-17
Company:
Massive Entertainment - a Ubisoft Studio
Job Ref:
109535154

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Massive, we are currently looking for a passionate new Lead Environment Artist for Open World environments to contribute to the development of an ambitious and growing art team. You will contribute to enhancing, designing and creating the immersive worlds Massive is known for, by bringing your own thoughts to the table. You will influence the creation of next gen Open World environments for AAA projects. As our new Lead Environment Artist you are the expert on how to setup and drive a team in both conceptual and production phases as well as guiding the team to deliver great visual quality across the board.

This is a permanent position based in Malmö, Sweden, and requires working onsite.

You as a person

You have a few years of experience as a Lead, and are looking for a new opportunity! The title will allow you to join and lead a team at an international studio, working on an AAA title. As a lead you are well organized, like to be on top of things and find the success of your team very important. You have the ability to anticipate and find solutions to problems that may occur within the team, which you find inspiring. By interest in the process you strive to have effective workflows for production. As an artist, you have a passion for art, films and the games industry. You have very high standards and feel ready to take our Open World to the next level and we can see that by looking at your portfolio.

Responsibilities
- Leading the development of high quality AAA environments

- Creation and maintenance of a prospering art culture within the Open World Environment Art Team

- Ensuring a productive internal workflow and beneficial relationships with external partners

- Prioritize and manage the Open World Environment Art Team's tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time and to specifications through stand-ups and synchronization meetings to communicate vision and needs with other teams

- Organize work and backlog using project management/ planning tools i.e. Jira

- Work together with producers, leads, directors and other teams to push project quality

- Balance quality and efficiency of owns and teams work to reach the best results within given time frames

- Manage the Human Resources in your team by i.e. reoccurring performance feedback and salary reviews

QUALIFICATIONS


- 5 years of creating environments for next gen AAA game environments, ideally with two AAA titles shipped

- At least 2 years working with technical limitations/constraints in a game environment

- Ability to review and feedback on teams work in a clear and constructive manner

- Working knowledge of at least one of the major 3D modeling packages and texturing software as well as the MS Office package.

- Substance designer/painter knowledge is a bonus

- Experience with outsourcing and co-development is a bonus


Please note that applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

Massive Entertainment is a premier producer of games and interactive entertainment for the global market. The studio is located in Malmö, Sweden and fully owned by Ubisoft Entertainment, the world's third largest independent video game publisher. We are around 400 people from 35 different countries working together to produce major titles such as World in Conflict, Far Cry 3 and our latest release Tom Clancy's The Division.

We value diversity at Massive and promote a family-friendly culture and a gender-balanced work environment, where equal opportunities play a meaningful role in the day-to-day operations of our studio.

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players' lives with original & memorable entertainment experiences. We build worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise, fun and adventure as well as opportunities for learning and self-discovery.

At Ubisoft, you'll grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. Our massively friendly work environment will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences and brands people will fall in love with.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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