Senior Environment Artist (EU Remote)

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Posted 30 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Hollinshead

Job description

We are supporting Virtex VR as they look for a Senior Environment Artist to join their team.

Virtex is built on a passion for esports and its biggest moments,  they cherish the unique atmosphere of a live show. With Virtex Stadium, they are building a platform to create the most exciting experience in esports and bring you much closer to the game.

Your responsibilities…
  • Model, texture, and light game-ready 3D environments using provided concept art or inspirational reference material
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to solve creative and design problems in VR
  • Participate in and contribute to R&D, problem-solving artistic solutions, to technical problems
  • Proactively keep leads and directors informed of progress and developments
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 4 or more years of professional experience as an Environment Artist in game development
  • Expert knowledge of Blender or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Photoshop, or equivalent
  • Proficient with Unreal Engine, with sufficient knowledge of Blueprints and asset implementation
  • Experience in shader creation and good understanding of the PBR standard
  • Working knowledge of source control
  • Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques
  • Experience with lighting a range of indoor and outdoor environments within Unreal Engine
It’s a bonus if you have…
  • Passion for Esports, VR, and live events.
  • Art Degree, with an architecture or interior design background being applicable
  • Experience optimising environments and assets for VR and mobile
  • Knowledge of Houdini
  • Experience with Version Control such as Plastic SCM
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation support to the UK if you are interested in moving and working from the studio/office in London
  • Unlimited holiday allowance
  • Learning and development budget
  • Annual budget for attending esports events
  • Private healthcare for UK residents or a budget towards a local provider outside of the UK
  • Stock options