Senior 3D Artist [Anno] (f/m/d)

Ubisoft Blue Byte
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The world of Anno is growing, and so is the team behind it. We are looking for an Senior 3D Artist (f/m/d) who will collaborate closely with the Art Director and Lead Artist and help create a breathtaking and believable game world. An important part of this role is the creation and integration of high quality assets that are in line with the art direction and maintain a coherent vision of the game’s look and feel. 

The ideal candidate is comfortable with mentoring less experiences artists as well as researching new tools and techniques in order to create visually appealing assets in the most efficient manner. A good understanding on how to ensure great performance and a high technical quality of 3D assets is a key part of this role.

Further responsibilities include:

  • 3D modeling assets including but not limited to creation of buildings, props and vegetation assets 
  • Able to work closely with the Art Director and Lead Artist to maintain a coherent vision of the game’s look and feel 
  • Passion for the creation of visually stunning 3D worlds and assets whether realistic or stylized 
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working within design constraints and balancing performance issues 
  • Participate in the constant improvement of asset production methods and techniques 
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced artists

Skills & Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an artist in video game production
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows, along with the ability to modify and improve existing workflows
  • Very good knowledge of 3ds Max, ZBrush, Photoshop
  • A great eye for composition, shape, color and detail
  • Strong skills in texturing and painting
  • Proven ability to closely adapt a specific art style
  • Being used to managing and organizing work in order to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and great communication skills
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

  • Experience with Substance Designer / Painter is a plus
  • Good skills in Animation and/or rigging are a plus

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Portfolio requirements:

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume. All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of natural and realistic environment props
  • Examples of materials and high quality textures
  • Examples of both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

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Your benefits: 

  • Flexible working hours
  • External training, education in our in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other teams
  • Fresh fruits, discounted gym membership and support for child care
  • Free bike rental or lease your own bike
  • Working in an innovative and international company
     

We offer a highly interesting challenge for a team player including the possibility to show personal initiative. If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. The application should include your resume, a cover letter including your earliest starting date, your salary expectations and why you would like to join us.

For further information, please check www.bluebyte.de/career.html/ and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH
Studio Mainz
Römerpassage 1
55116 Mainz

About the Company

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft is present in 28 countries and has sales in 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers.

We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.