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(Expired) Senior Environment Artist - Special Projects

4 months ago by Epic Games

  Larkspur (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Art

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Epic Games is searching for highly talented and creative individuals to join the Special Projects team and push the limits of visual fidelity in real-time environments and props. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them a strong understanding of form, function, detail, the skill to interpret concept art, plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 4.

Responsibilities:

  • Create low and high poly assets for environments and props; optimized for real-time with UV layouts for texturing and lightmap UVs.
  • Collaborate with the Special Projects team to advance the state of real-time rendered technology, striving to create the highest possible visual fidelity and artistic innovation
  • Work closely with designers and art leads to ensure that environments and assets match the quality bar and vision for Epic's games/tech demos
  • Conduct research for reference material, participate in photo shoots, and concept phases

Qualifications:

  • Portfolio pieces showing high-quality environments and props
  • Ability to model clean seamless models from concept art
  • Experience in the games or VFX industry with a few shipped titles and/or 10+ years experience as a 3D artist
  • Strong aesthetic appreciation for composition, proportion, mass and volume, light, lighting and color.
  • Strong understanding of PBR workflow, materials and lighting.
  • Experience working within a game engine and implementing 3D work into the engine.
  • Mastery of relevant software packages such as Maya, Photoshop and Substance.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with Zbrush
  • Experience working with photogrammetry

This is going to be Epic!

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