Senior Environment Artist (Gears Franchise)

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
South East UK
Splash Damage
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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 Senior Environment artist to help us build stunning and inspiring environments for upcoming titles. Working within our multi-discipline art team, you will be working closely with art leads and helping them to shape the team, build workflows, mentoring and providing visual benchmarks for the team. You’ll be inspiring the team and setting the quality bar by creating assets and building worlds while collaborating with Art direction and Design to ensure the maps are fun to play and look visually impressive.

Work with the Art Leads and the Art Director to create 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 and helping the team to achieve the same through feedback and mentoring.

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 ability to receive and provide clear feedback
Passion for game development

Desirable Skills and Experience

Understanding of production and management (planning, scoping)
Ability to devise clever workflows and good practices.
Experience with Unreal Engine.

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.

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