Senior Environment Artist

  • location: Newport Beach, CA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $45 per hour

job description

Senior Environment Artist

job summary:
Requirements:

  • Ability to productively collaborate and communicate with teammates
  • Advanced skills in architectural modeling and modular workflows
  • Practical understanding of real-world architectural construction
  • Passion and skill in creating evocative environments that immerse the player
  • Highly skilled at tiling texture workflows and creating textures in tools such as Substance Designer
  • Excellent attention to detail regarding shape, scale, and proportion
  • Ability to quickly understand where detail is needed and where it is not
  • Experience using masked materials and physically based rendering (PBR) workflows
  • Deep understanding of current generation asset pipelines with the know how to further develop them
  • Outstanding mechanical aptitude and passion for creating functional artwork
  • Strong conceptual and concept interpretation skills
  • Ability to research, document, concept, manage, and design large and small projects
  • Shipped multiple games using the Unreal game engine as a Senior or Lead Environment Artist
  • Portfolio demonstrating a variety of techniques and visually appealing art assets
Responsibilities:

  • Create benchmark environment structures and surfaces that set high visual and technical standards
  • Imagine, craft, and produce art assets that range from realistic to slightly stylized
  • Work closely with the project Art Director and Leads to ensure the vision of the game is achieved
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary departments to hit visual and functional goals
  • Seek out and define environment iteration improvement and efficiency efforts
  • Help prioritize and manage the environment team's tasks to ensure best possible quality in a timely fashion
  • Create and publish workflow and process documentation
  • Provide written and verbal feedback to artists that are internal and external
  • Mentor and train artists to promote best practices and achievable workflows
  • Understand and communicate visual direction through words and images
Bonus Qualifications:

  • Training and tutoring skills are a plus
  • Experience in photogrammetry
  • Deep understanding of architectural styles and history
  • Houdini and asset creation for Unreal
  • Experience working on a first and\or third person game
  • Previous experience working in feature film or tv animation pipeline
  • Bachelor's degree in Art & Design
 
location: NEWPORT BEACH, California
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 45 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Create benchmark environment structures and surfaces that set high visual and technical standards
  • Imagine, craft, and produce art assets that range from realistic to slightly stylized
  • Work closely with the project Art Director and Leads to ensure the vision of the game is achieved
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary departments to hit visual and functional goals
  • Seek out and define environment iteration improvement and efficiency efforts
  • Help prioritize and manage the environment team's tasks to ensure best possible quality in a timely fashion
  • Create and publish workflow and process documentation
  • Provide written and verbal feedback to artists that are internal and external
  • Mentor and train artists to promote best practices and achievable workflows
  • Understand and communicate visual direction through words and images
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Web Design

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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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