3D Integration Artist

Cloud Chamber
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Cloud Chamber is looking for an Art Implementation Specialist with a keen artistic eye and a love for organization to join our studio in Montreal. Our Art Implementation Specialist will ensure that the quality and usability of the Modeling and Texture team’s work meets our rigid standards and can be seamlessly implemented into the game. In this role, you will help us create stunning visuals for an immersive world. Reporting to the Lead Modeler and working alongside the Environment Art Team you will embrace and champion the vision our Creative and Art Directors have set forth for the next installment of the BioShock franchise! 

Job Details:   

  • Inspect final game assets and manage integration 
  • Review and improve existing assets and outsourced props 
  • Optimize assets for integration
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning, applying, and enhancing technical guidelines 
  • Work closely with Art and Technical Direction 
  • Work closely with Environment Artists and Level Designers to improve assets 
  • Help streamline the asset production process 
  • Accurately report defects found on props by entering them into the database in accordance with company guidelines 
  • Provide feedback in key areas to the developers to ensure the best possible quality is maintained  

Skills & Requirements

To be successful in this role you should have a good understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette regarding modeling and world-building. A solid understanding of architectural structure, industrial design, and the details necessary for crafting the building blocks of believable environments would be invaluable. And it goes without saying that our Art Implementation Specialist should have a superior eye for contrast, color, and detail in evaluating models and textures. On occasion, you may be called upon to fix issues that appear in an Object. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art, Studio Art, or Digital Art, or equivalent experience working in the games or animation industry
  • 1-4 years AAA experience in 3D modeling and texturing or working with an object bank, on a First-person game is a plus 
  • Good understanding of props baking and texturing, from the proxy stage to the final game integration 
  • A strong understanding of Modeling and Texture workflow and pipelines
  • Collaborative and engaging, passion for games 
  • Proactive, motivated, and autonomous 
  • Good organizational and communication skills 
  • Experience with 3dsMax, Maya, Zbrush, and Substance Painter
  • Experience with Unreal Engine  
  • Interest and dedication to advancing your craft, and eagerness to learn new techniques and software. 
  • Ability to quickly learn and to use specific in-house tools 
  • Knowledge of bug databases and/or database entry (Jira, TestTrack Pro, …) 
  • Basic knowledge of some file management system / version control system Perforce 
  • Creating and maintenance of test documents and processes in content collaboration software (Confluence, Slack, …) 

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us we’d love to meet you! Join us in creating worlds that move people.

https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudchamberen/jobs/4680846003

About the Company

Cloud Chamber exists to craft unique, entertaining and thoughtful videogame experiences that engage the world. We are hard at work on the next entry in the critically acclaimed BioShock series from our Novato, CA and Montreal, Quebec studio locations. 

We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking. We focus on open communication and overall well-being allowing each of us to strive for excellence in our work and happiness in our lives.