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Texture Artist (Salt Lake City)

6 days ago by Epic Games

Salt Lake City (Utah), United States

Job Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

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Epic Games Salt Lake City is searching for an experienced Texture Artist to collaborate with the art team of Fortnite and other titles. In this role, you will create awesome, top-quality textures for characters, environments, and hard surface models in Unreal Engine 4 and push the quality of textured asset while being a solid communicator and team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-fidelity texture maps with the understanding of all supporting maps
  • Collaborating with the art director and concept artists to set the visual style and quality bar
  • Use UV layout and principles while setting new standards for artistic excellence
  • Documenting recommendations to improve limitations in pipeline and tools

Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game texturing work, and at least one shipped title
  • Excellent artistic, painting and texture skills within Photoshop and other similar programs
  • Ability to create high-quality texture maps with the understanding of all supporting maps (bump, specular, normal, and transparency, etc.)
  • Modeling skills in Maya, Zbrush, and similar programs
  • Ability to generate or match the existing realistic art style of the project
  • Strong understanding of UV layout and principles
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 and physically based shading is preferred
  • Understanding of baking textures and processing maps
  • Familiar with procedural texture packages like Substance Designer and Mari
  • Experience with stylized art is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for cutting-edge game development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of developers in a tight-knit team

If you’d like to be part of building a visually stunning game we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume with a portfolio.

This is going to be Epic!

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