Senior Environment Artist (Props)

Bend Studio
Bend, OR, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Senior Environment Artist (Props)

Sony Bend Studio, renowned creator of Days GoneUncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA console title.

We are seeking a Senior Sculptor/Prop Artist who will contribute to the artistic vision and development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on creating detailed 3D models including weapons, vehicles and environment assets, utilizing a combination of traditional fine art and technical art skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed organic and hard surface 3D models for an open world environment.
  • Participate in everything from 3D concepts and prototypes to the creation of final polished game assets.
  • Produce rich textures that complement and enhance 3D models.
  • Work closely with our art director and team leads to deliver and maintain the established art style and contribute to the development of new techniques and pipelines.
  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions to issues related to asset creation, performance, and technical requirements.
  • Work well within a team environment and be able to initiate and lead other team members.
  • Independently undertake research and gather information to ensure game design needs and artistic direction are met.
  • Proactively stay up on new software, processes and industry trends and share this knowledge with the team.


Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • A strong portfolio illustrating proficiency as a Senior 3D Artist.
  • Advanced experience with real-time 3D packages such as Unreal, Crytek, or Unity.
  • Expert understanding of Maya/Max, Photoshop, and Z-Brush/Mudbox and high-poly-to-low-poly asset pipelines.
  • A working knowledge of Substance Designer/Painter with a strong understanding of surfacing and texturing techniques.
  • Professional experience working on current generation games.
  • Effective communicator with art staff, team leads, and other studio disciplines.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, consistent productivity with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute effectively in a team environment.
  • 5+ years of experience in a game production environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Contact Dan Lowery at dan.lowery@sony.com.  Please send a portfolio and resume.

Also please apply at the following link:  https://boards.greenhouse.io/sonyinteractiveentertainmentplaystation/jobs/3105945

About the Company

Founded in 1993, Bend Studio is a team of over 100+ veteran engineers, artists, designers, and support staff who are dedicated to excellence and innovation. We have the close-knit environment and camaraderie of a small studio, where everyone knows everyone, while at the same time enjoying the stability and security provided by being part of Sony Interactive Entertainment. We are dedicated to producing only AAA award-winning games that showcase the power of current and future game consoles from Sony Interactive Entertainment.