Senior Texture/Material Artist

Starbreeze Studios
Stockholm, Sweden
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Starbreeze is now looking for a Senior Texture/Material Artist to join our award-winning team in Stockholm.

As an Texture/Material Artist you will set and uphold the highest benchmark of quality for materials and ensure this spread among the rest of the team. As an Texture artist you will have expert knowledge of both Substance Designer and Environment Art and are able to hold and drive the highest quality in material creation and drive out material pipeline.

You will be an accomplished production-focused artist with a proven track record in the game industry. A keen aesthetic eye is necessary to refine the material requirements with the Lead Environment Artist. You will mentor other team members and need strong communication skills to drive the material development with different departments.

Job Tasks:

  • Produce benchmark materials using Substance Designer
  • Mentor, support and train the environment team in up to date methods and technical standards
  • Oversee and develop our material library
  • Work with Lead Environment Artist to ensure materials are of correct Aesthetic
  • Work with Tech art and Engine code to refine our material pipeline and feature set

Skills & Requirements

To be successful in this position you have:

  • Deep & highly proficient knowledge of Substance Designer
  • Knowledge of PBR and physically based material standards
  • High proficiency with Maya or similar
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills
  • Good eye for appropriate stylisation and detail
  • Able to produce materials in a wide variety of styles and themes
  • Multiple shipped titles within the industry
  • Knowledge of material optimization for real time engines
  • Knowledge about material blending systems

Desirable:

  • Multiple shipped AAA titles in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Substance Painter
  • Proficiency with Zbrush
  • Traditional Art Skills

Portfolio:

  • Your portfolio must be provided through a website

Still reading? Great, because here comes the good part:
We offer you a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where we live and die by gameplay. While we grow, we want you to grow with us and to evolve in your professional development and make our games kick-ass within the gaming industry.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your resumé and meet you!
We recommend that you apply as soon as possible, as interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and a personal letter in English. All applications must include a resumé and personal letter to be considered.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Apply here!

About the Company

Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Brussels and India, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze most recent games include PAYDAY 2®, John Wick VR shooter and upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead. Under its publishing initiative, Starbreeze has together with Canadian studio Behaviour Digital successfully launched horror thriller Dead by Daylight.

Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR® head mounted display, produced together with Acer. Together with wholly owned subsidiary Enterspace, Starbreeze further solidifies its presence in location based entertainment. StarVR can additionally be found at IMAX VR Centres in Los Angeles and New York.