Senior Environment Artist

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Posted 22 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Stellar Entertainment, a video game development studio based in Guildford, are looking for a Senior Environment Artist to create and develop AAA quality foliage, rocks, and organic environments on their new AAA arcade racing title for Gen 5 consoles. 

Your key responsibility is to push for quality and efficiency wherever possible. Your role collaborates with all art and design teams to help define and assist flexible content pipelines, working collaboratively on new cutting-edge features, whilst always searching for ways to improve. Additionally, you’ll work with a dynamic team on an exciting project, developing new processes and ultimately forge environments that follow the requirements set out by the Art Director.

Your responsibilities…

  • Create organic environments and foliage that make the game come to life and enhances the gameplay
  • Be proactive, methodical, and identify dependencies and risks alongside the production team and the art leads
  • Regularly communicate with the art team to discuss progress and review work
  • Be aware of potential risks to the project and bring it to the attention of management
  • Collaborate with all disciplines to understand their requirements and propose solutions

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Worked on 2 games through the full game production pipeline as an Artist or Senior Artist, preferably AAA titles
  • Experience as a senior supporting a lead within a team and guiding other artists
  • Knowledge of multiple art and animation pipelines
  • Strong experience creating terrain and populating with instance foliage and assets
  • Proven experience in creating believable 3D assets for AAA console games
  • Excellent knowledge of creating PBR correct textures and materials
  • Professional experience in Blender, 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Designer and Painter
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience in Houdini is a bonus