Senior Environment Artist – New IP

Creative Assembly
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First-Person Tactical Shooter IP.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, accomplished and senior Environment Artist to make their mark on the new, undisclosed IP from Creative Assembly’s multi-award-winning team and build a believable world.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Environment Artist on the project, you will be involved in many aspects of environment construction, working in coordination with Design and Concept Art to deliver an immersive and visually impressive world. You will be asked to help guide this process. Your substantial experience will highlight and avoid potential pitfalls early and also reveal opportunities for efficiency and increased quality.

You will be tasked with creating levels for a new exciting IP that will involve everything from modelling and material creation, to level construction and dressing. Working closely with the wider development team, you will work within set time constraints and hit the quality benchmark expected of the project. Identifying opportunities for stronger output and even more effective use of time will be required. You will also implement feedback as appropriate and in a manner that provides a good example to the rest of the team.

Additionally, and where possible, providing support and coaching to your fellow artists would be expected of a Senior Environment Artist. This will be constructive and respectful to help improve the effectiveness of the Environment Art team.

Working diligently, whilst displaying proficiency and competence, is extremely important for the team. Leading by example will be highly valuable and somewhat expected of an experienced Senior Environment Artist. 

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential

  • Visual flare and talent for creating environments with a good artistic eye for composition
  • Strong understanding of structure, form and construction
  • Skilled in 3ds Max/Maya/Modo(preference 3ds Max)
  • Experience with Substance Designer, Painter and Photoshop
  • Experience of games development pipeline/environment/engines
  • Self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude
  • Positive team work ethic. Collaboration and communication skills are important
  • A real passion and love for visual environment creation

Desirable

  • 2d concepting or technical Art skills always a plus
  • Experience with ZBrush
  • Experience with Marvellous Designer

Please ensure you provide a portfolio along with your application.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.