Senior Environment Artist (f/m/d)

YAGER Development GmbH
Berlin, Germany
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented and experienced Environment Artist to join our team and develop amazing games with us. If you are passionate about design and you would like to be part of an awesome team who is dedicated to creating the best experience for the players, we would like to get to know you! 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create assets from proxy phase to final shippable quality
  • UV mapping and baking
  • Generating materials (PBR)
  • Collaborate with level and narrative designers to create environments which balance aesthetics with playability and technical feasibility

WHY TO JOIN US?

We support you all the way:

  • Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance
  • Occupational pension scheme

We care about your well-being:

      Flexible working hours; comfortable hangout areas to suit your mood and open space kitchen with beverages as well as fresh fruit and

      vegetables every day; computer game areas; in-house massage

We encourage continuous learning: 

       Extensive games/books library; dedicated Talent Development Manager; participation at various game conferences

We know how to have fun: 

  • A variety of exciting Team Events
  • Summer and Christmas Party
  • Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in professional game development
  • A gifted eye for helping to develop and work within a designated artistic style, and to execute according to the overall art direction and project goals
  • Experience with Unreal 4 tools and workflows including materials and content optimizations
  • Excellent modelling skill using 3DSMax/Modo/Maya or similar, ZBrush
  • Solid knowledge of composition and shape balance
  • Adept propagation skills, specifically with modular asset-building sets
  • Passionate about videogames
  • Ability to take and apply direction and work well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Available to start as soon as possible

Desirable skills

  • Thorough understanding of shader creation
  • Strong understanding of architecture
  • Experience with procedural content creation using Houdini/Substance is a big plus

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

YAGER is an independent developer of computer and video games based in Berlin, Germany. We are an English-speaking studio that employs more than 100 people from 20 different countries. As passionate gamers ourselves, our focus is on the games we love to play: AAA, multi-platform experiences for a global audience.

Our people are our most important asset. Their individual skillsets and backgrounds, their creative and innovative thinking, and their love for games all create a collaborative environment which allows everyone to make their mark. We invest in the development of our staff, and reward their contributions with perks such as company parties, plenty of beer after milestones, opportunities for workshops, and more.