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Lead Environment Artist – AAA Console and PC RPG – Canada

Location: Edmonton, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #14561 Posted: 10 months ago

Electronic Arts, Bioware

OPM are working with one of the leading Games Developers in Canada responsible for developing some of the best games in the industry.

They produce a wide range of RPGs and hugely successful massively multiplayer online games (MMOs)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work collaboratively with project leadership other discipline leads to understand and interpret the game’s requirements within the technical parameters of the platforms.
  • Assist and support less experienced members of staff in their learning of good work practices, videogame technologies, software, art theory and the overall process of videogame production.
  • Work with technical artists and engineers in the development and streamlining of tools and processes.
  • Keep abreast of advanced techniques which could be used to improve the visual quality or production pipelines of current or future projects.
  • Maintain awareness of studio-wide art and development issues.
  • Maintain awareness of and disseminate information regarding organizational related structures, processes, plans and issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process.
  • Leadership experience working with cross discipline and external teams.
  • Must exhibit excellent artistic skill and the ability to adapt to different artistic styles.
  • Must demonstrate an excellent knowledge of relevant 2D and 3D software (Maya and Photoshop preferred).
  • Must be autonomous while working on set tasks from the schedule.
  • Must have the ability to problem solve and define best work practices within their assigned area of work.
  • A keen eye for spatial composition, lighting and building believable scenes.
  • An understanding of effective asset creation and optimization.
  • Excellent ability to create textures and work with complex shaders.
  • Previous experience creating high quality environments for Xbox One, high end PC and/or PS4 games.
  • At least one AAA Title shipped
  • Strong communication skills.
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Organic terrain and hard surface modeling experience.
  • An avid gamer is a plus.
  • Experience in architecture, interior or industrial design, or level design is also a plus

Tagged as: Lead Environment Art

Tags: Lead Environment Art Categories: Art , Creative

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