Environment Artist - Dungeon & Architecture, World of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

A Dungeon Environment Artist creates the look of dungeons, raids, and architecture in the World of Warcraft. The ideal candidate is experienced in creating architecture (both interiors & exteriors). The Dungeon Artist should be able to create structures from concept to completion (including modeling, UV mapping, texturing, and lighting) and have a solid grasp of architecture fundamentals

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Construct 3D architectural models and light assets
  • Create 2D hand-painted textures (with no photograph overlays)
  • Create assets that fit within the World of Warcraft style
  • Ability to prototype and create block-out assets
  • Enthusiasm for working closely with other Artists
  • Communicate with Production, Design, and other departments

Skills & Requirements

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 2+ years of experience in game development modeling and texturing natural elements
  • Experience lighting environments and architecture
  • Understand real-time game development needs
  • Able to collaborate closely with Visual Development/Concept Artists
  • Ability to explore a wide variety of ideas that push the World of Warcraft style
  • Software experience such as 3DS Max or Maya and Photoshop

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please visit our website here:

https://careers.blizzard.com/en-us/openings/opsgafw1

And yeah, you will need these things to apply

  • Resume
  • Portfolio demonstrating meaningful skills. Only online work submissions, please. (e.g. website, blog or online album)
  • Ability to work full-time onsite at Blizzard Entertainment’s HQ in Irvine, California
  • You should be willing to complete a test if requested to do so

About the Company

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.