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Environment Artist - North West, UK - AAA Games

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location Other

Our client is looking for experienced environment artists to join their team to create world class AAA games. You will need to be passionate about creating spectacular and convincing environments for games, talented and highly-motivated, with a genuine interest in playing games.




Create models of 3D environments, map predefined textures, create new textures and light environments
Create artwork to the highest visual quality whilst working efficiently to time and memory budgets
Work to a functional and aesthetic brief, within technical constraints
Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure
Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment
Work effectively and prioritize own tasks



Expert ability with Maya and Adobe Photoshop
Knowledge of 3ds Max, XNormal, Substance Designer, Substance Painter and Perforce.
Ability to create normal maps using Maya, 3ds Max and ZBrush
First-class texture creation skills including a comprehensive knowledge of multi-layered material/shader effects
Model and texture both high and low polygon environments, including terrain, buildings and props
Strong technical understanding of console limitations and knowledge of efficient artwork techniques
Strong UV mapping skills with efficient layouts
Strong understanding of form, composition, colour and light in environments and architecture
Ideally able to demonstrate understanding of real-time lighting and HDR techniques and their application in games. Understanding of particle systems would also be an advantage
Ability to translate concept and reference artwork into 3D game assets
Good communication skills, willingness to accept and follow direction