Environment Artist

Disruptive Games, Inc.
Berkeley, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Disruptive Games is a small development studio with a passion for online multiplayer development. We're hard at work assembling a team of industry veterans and promising upstarts who want to create the highest quality online gameplay experiences and help us push the boundaries of what can be done with connected gameplay.

We are located in downtown Berkeley, close to BART, the UC campus and plenty of good eats. We value original ideas, a strong work ethic, a fun and collaborative studio environment, solving difficult problems, direct and honest communication, shaking things up, and building something to be proud of.

Job Overview

Disruptive is looking for an Environment Artist to join our team. As an Environment Artist, you’ll be asked to help with a variety of tasks involved in the creation of art assets such as modeling, texturing and lighting.

What You’ll Do

  • Create props, architecture, terrain, textures, and materials based on concept art
  • ensure assets are fully optimized for target platforms 
  • Minimize any impact optimization may have on artistic integrity 
  • Collaborate with the team to design gameplay spaces
  • Layout levels from whitebox through final lighting
  • Assist in implementing the art vision for the game
  • Establish pipelines to help meet art guidelines
  • Work with outsource studios to integrate environment art

Skills & Requirements

Your Qualifications:

  • Portfolio of work demonstrating a strong proficiency as an Environment Artist
  • 2+ years of game development experience
  • A keen eye for spatial composition, lighting, and building believable spaces
  • Experience creating environments using modular systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience optimizing environment art for a 60+ frame rate.
  • An avid gamer with strong interest in pushing the industry forward both technically and creatively

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or from a prestigious university
  • Experience in another game development discipline ie: illustration, level/character art, programming, animation, etc
  • Development experience on Switch, PlayStation 4 and/or Xbox One
  • Shipped at least one Unreal game
  • Experience as a team or group lead

How to Apply

TO APPLY, EMAIL: jobs@disruptivegames.com

About the Company

We are Disruptive Games, an independent games development studio founded by industry veterans who have worked on some of the most recognizable and renowned console games in the world. We’re dedicated to creating the highest quality gameplay experiences, with a special focus on pushing the boundaries of what can be done with connected gameplay. We value original ideas, unique perspectives, a strong work ethic, passion and teamwork. Our studio is located in downtown Berkeley, a creative community with plenty of good eats.