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Senior OR Principal Material Artist – REMOTE or Montreal, Canada – AAA Action, Adventure Games

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26246 Posted: 2 months ago

OPMs client is a leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world.

They are looking for a Senior or Principal Material Artist to join their team!

The successful candidate will have a chance to perfect their craft and expand their knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Vast experience in all aspects of the latest Material creation workflows
  • Shipped AAA title experience
  • Strong leadership and mentoring experience
  • A working practice of self-organisation
  • Expert knowledge of Substance Designer and Painter workflows
  • A professional understanding of Photoshop
  • Advanced material creation in Unreal Engine
  • Strong knowledge of Zbrush modelling techniques for material creation
  • Ability to unwrap UVs for texturing meshes and lightmaps
  • Experience creating high quality creative/visual aesthetics as well as technical knowledge
  • Ability to adapt with minimum guidance new styles, techniques and workflows
  • Strong skills in using PBR shaders and normal maps on daily basis
  • Great understanding of colour theory
  • Understanding of memory and frame budgets
  • Experience creating high quality creative/visual aesthetics as well as technical knowledge
  • Ability to show examples of top notch textures made for next gen console games
  • Skilled at balancing art quality and performance in the game engine
  • Open-minded team player attitude
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Passionate about playing and making video games

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating high quality, game ready materials in a stylized format
  • Maintain an internal material library
  • Drive the look of the stylization of our textures
  • Collaborate with artists to create specific materials for in-game use
  • Cooperating with Tech Art on pipeline improvements
  • Maintaining the production and software pipeline and meeting deadlines
  • Providing R&D projects and pipeline and workflows improvements
  • Bug Fixing and describing R&D case studies in knowledge base
  • Share knowledge with less experienced peers
  • Occasionally supporting Lead in recruitment projects with HR collaboration

BENEFITS:

  • Performance-based bonuses.
  • Private health care.
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation.
  • An informal atmosphere, no dress code.

And many more!


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214413

Tagged as: Senior Artist

Tags: Senior Artist Categories: Art , Creative

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Claire Ramshaw

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