04 Nov
Lead Environment Artist
California, Tustin , 92782 Tustin USA

job summary:

Lead Environment Artist needed for a Full Time Opportunity with Randstad Technologies Client in Tustin, CA. Our client is looking for a Lead Environment Artist that is outstanding in creating evocative and immersive worlds. Our group of experienced game developers is creating a new title with amazing opportunities for visuals and gameplay. Working from their Southern California office, you'll partner with other artists, designers, and engineers to deliver best in class game art. If you've got the skills, experience and motivation to drive a AAA environment team, they would love to meet you.

Requirements:
  • Ability to manage and lead a team of internal and external artists
  • Advanced skills in architectural modeling and modular workflows
  • Practical understanding of real-world architectural construction
  • Passion and skill in creating evocative, immersive environments
  • Highly skilled at tiling texture workflows and tools such as Substance Designer
  • Excellent attention to detail regarding shape, scale, and proportion
  • Ability to quickly understand where detail is needed and where it is not
  • Experience using masked materials and physically based rendering (PBR) workflows
  • Deep understanding of current generation asset pipelines and how to further develop them
  • Experience building functional, mechanical environment elements
  • Strong conceptual and concept interpretation skills
  • Ability to manage large projects, including research, documentation, and visual design
  • Have shipped multiple games in Unreal as a Senior or Lead Environment Artist
  • Portfolio demonstrating a variety of techniques and visually appealing art assets

Bonus Qualifications:
  • Mentoring and tutoring skills
  • Experience in photogrammetry
  • Deep understanding of architectural styles and history
  • Houdini and asset creation for Unreal
  • Experience on first-person or third-person games
  • Experience working in feature film or tv animation pipeline
  • Bachelor's degree in Art & Design

Submission/Portfolio:
  • Resume
  • Demo Reel with breakdown
location: Tustin, Californiajob type: Permanentsalary: $120,000 - 130,000 per yearwork hours: 8am to 4pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:
  • Create benchmark environments that set high visual and technical standards
  • Create and oversee art assets that range from realistic to slightly stylized
  • Work closely with the project Art Director and other Leads achieve the game vision
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary departments to hit visual and functional goals
  • Constantly push to improve our environment creation process
  • Manage the environment team to ensure best possible quality in a timely fashion
  • Create and publish workflow and process documentation
  • Provide written and verbal feedback to both internal and external artists
  • Mentor and train artists to promote best practices and achievable workflows
  • Understand and communicate visual direction through words and images
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
skills:
  • Unreal
  • Graphic Design
  • architectural modeling
  • modular workflow
  • Tiling Textures
  • substance designer
  • shaping
  • scaling
  • PBR Workflows
  • asset pipelines
  • concept interpretation skills
  • Unreal Engine
  • Collaboration
  • leadership
  • WORKFLOW
  • mentoring
  • photogrammetry
  • architectural styles
  • houdini
  • gaming
  • FPS games
  • TPS games
  • high fidelity assets
  • realistic surfaces
  • AAA Development
  • pipeline development
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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