Lead Environment Artist
We are looking for creative, collaborative and passionate people to help us create beautiful, immersive worlds that enhance the game experience. We need your creative and technical skills and understanding of the world to build assets, shaders, and compositions that surround the player with breathtaking vistas.
Reporting to the Environment Director, you will be influencing, mentoring and working closely with other artists, level designers and technical artists. The team operates a highly collaborative and iterative design process where all voices are valued and encouraged, in an environment that fosters growth and autonomy.
You will be using your experience and knowledge to help to shape and improve workflows and guide team members.
Our Environment Team is drawn to people with:
-Experience creating high-quality 3D environments from concept art and photo reference
-You will have experience mentoring and leading others, guiding them to produce their best work.
-Passion for scene dressing, and a great eye for level layout.
-Solid knowledge of production techniques including; high-low poly baking, modular asset creation, whiteboxing, physically based rendering and sculpting.
--A high degree of experience with 3D content creation and texturing tools such as Maya, 3ds Max, Photoshop and Substance Painter/Designer.
-Traditional art skills, appreciation of composition, lighting, colour and detail
-Experience creating open-world games and understand tech limitations
-Love of art and games
-Passion for pushing visual quality and production techniques
-Previous AAA game development experience
-Great compensation package, annual bonus scheme and stock plans.
-Benefits including private medical insurance, dental care, pension scheme and life insurance.
-Extras like employee discounts, Rail season ticket loan, free games.
-25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown days between Christmas & New Year)
-Two annual staff parties (Summer and Christmas)
-Casual dress code
-Onsite café and gym
-A short walk from Guildford train station
If you are interested in this position please submit your CV to referencing the job title.