World Environment Artist, World of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

A World Environment Artist creates vast, expansive, and epic lands. From mountain ranges to forests, the artist is responsible for the organic environments of World of Warcraft. Key areas of strength for this role include experience with hand painted art styles, creating terrain textures, foliage, and natural elements.

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Create concept and color keys for outdoor environments
  • Sculpt and model 3D trees, rocks, grass, and other elements found in the zone
  • Paint hand-painted textures for grounds and other natural surfaces in the world
  • Paint sky domes for exterior areas
  • 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
  • Solid background in traditional arts included but not limited to animation, illustration, design or traditional media
  • A good understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette regarding modeling
  • Eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating painted texture maps
  • Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Knowledge and understanding of the World of Warcraft art style and universe

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please visit our website here:

https://careers.blizzard.com/en-us/openings/oBwj9fwj 

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.