Environment Artist

Visual Concepts
Foothill Ranch, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Visual Concepts is one of the world’s top game development studios with a flat, entrepreneurial, and non-corporate work environment. We have a proven track record having shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to great critical acclaim.

Our studio in Foothill Ranch, CA is committed to gaming and technical innovation and offers top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

We are seeking an Environment 3D Artist to join our development efforts on an exciting new open world project! Within this role, you’ll be focused on creating new environments through a variety of tasks, such as modeling assets, adjusting lighting, and placing props throughout levels.

Responsibilities

  • Create, define, and develop high-quality environments and other art related aspects of the game, as directed by the Lead Environment Artist
  • Ensure that textures are consistent with the defined visual style
  • Ensure texture assets are fully optimized for target platforms while minimizing any impact on artistic integrity
  • Proactively seek feedback to ensure accuracy and quality standards are met
  • Collaborate with other artists and departments throughout the production process

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience as an Environment Artist within the video games industry
  • Experience working on current-gen consoles
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Extremely proficient in the creation of high-quality, clean, and efficient environment assets
  • Experience working in-engine to implement and achieve desired look
  • Skill at balancing art quality and performance within the game engine
  • Strong application and knowledge of Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, and/or other art creation tools
  • An eye for attractive environments and texture creation
  • Knowledge of architecture and architectural design, environment lighting, dense mesh modeling, and normal map creation
  • communication skills and a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction

Pluses

  • Experience with Substance Designer/Painter

Along with your application, please submit a portfolio of professional or personal work samples, demonstrating successful understanding and application of industry standard practices.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Visual Concepts has been a driving force in the videogame industry for more than 30 years. We have made some of the coolest and most high profile games anywhere, across almost every conceivable hardware platform, and are dedicated to putting the consumer first through great technology, innovation and passion for true excellence in gaming. At studios located throughout California, China, South Korea, and Hungary we are always looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Check out our open positions. If you see something that sparks your interest and matches with your experience, we would love to hear from you.