Mid 3D Artist

Blind Squirrel
Austin, TX, United States
5 days ago
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The Mid Artist creating assets as well as constructing worlds, modeling and texturing architecture and props, and set dressing levels. Working under our Lead Artist, you will collaborate closely with the wider development teams – Concept, Design, and Engineering – to produce engaging and coherent environments.

Responsibilities

• Model and texture beautiful props and environments that support gameplay and drive narratives
• Translate concept art and design gray box into fully realized levels
• Create a wide variety of assets ranging from organics to hard-surface props and architecture – including hero assets
• Deliver assets optimized for UE4, imported with LODs, texture atlases, channel packing, and efficient UE4 materials

Requirements

• 1+ year of experience in the game industry, including at least one shipped title
• Good understanding of composition, color, lighting, and visual storytelling
• Ability to create interesting, detailed and visually appealing environments
• Experience in game development crafting playable environments
• Experience working in 3D software packages including Maya or 3DS Max, and ZBrush
• Experience with PBR workflows and texture/material authoring packages (Substance Designer/Painter, Photoshop, etc.)
• Knowledge of optimization techniques for models, textures, materials, levels
• Strong collaboration and communication skills
• Excellent time management skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work on a team
• A real passion for games

Pluses

• Experience working with UE4 or equivalent game engines
• Experience creating textures with Substance Designer
• Previous FPS military shooter experience
• Experience working with outsourcing pipelines and teams

Submission/Portfolio Requirements

• Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills required
• Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog, or online album)
• Be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so
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