Environment Artist

Please apply via email:
jobs@variablestate.com




Job Type: FTC 18months+
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Fully Remote (UK based)
Salary: Negotiable


Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with the art director and other art leads to help define the look and layout of our environments, vehicles, and props.

• The candidate should be capable of working from concept art and capture the essence of those designs as well as adding finer detail in keeping with the concept piece.

• An ability to create rich organic environments as well as complex architectural structures and props.

• Experience modelling guns, props and vehicles in a sci-fi style.

• The candidate should be very open to feedback and eager to seek out feedback when needed, open to change, and keen to iterate on work.


Essential Requirements:

• Shipped at least one game title or other relevant industry experience.

• Should have a portfolio of work demonstrating a solid grasp of 3D modelling and design.

• Should have a collection of work that shows a selection of complete game ready models.

• Solid knowledge of Maya, ZBrush, Substance, Photoshop, and other equivalent software, plus a keenness to learn more.

• A working knowledge of Unreal 4 and the art pipeline to get from initial concept to a game ready asset.

• Ability to work collaboratively. The ideal candidate must be open to direction and able to embrace change.

• Fluent English


Preferred:

• A familiarity with level design, especially within Unreal 4.

• A thorough understanding of film and visual storytelling.

• An interest and a vocabulary in visual art that extends beyond video games and into contemporary art, design, and fashion.

• Experience and knowledge of other traditional arts such as painting, sculpting, figure drawing, and illustration

• An interest and knowledge of other aspects of video game development.



Also:
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, gender and ethnicity, but, as women, LGBTQ and members of ethnic minorities are under-represented in games, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

We value individuals who are patient in their dealings with others and thoughtful and conscientious in their approach to work. We like people who are open and communicative about what they do, who like sharing knowledge and enjoy educating team members about their field of expertise.





Please apply via email:
jobs@variablestate.com