Senior 3D Environment Artist

ArtFull TimeBritish Columbia

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Piranha Games Inc. is taking the current COVID-19 situation very seriously. As the circumstances continue to change in the province of BC, we have chosen to keep our offices closed and to work remotely for the time being. We are currently hiring remote staff to join our team and remote positions will eventually be required to work in the Vancouver office, once we make the decision to re-open.

OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE


Model and texture game ready worlds, asset optimizations and bug fixing.


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:


· Flexible Schedules

· Social Events

· Comprehensive Benefits

· Competitive Compensation


RESPONSIBILITIES:


· Work closely with Level Designers to ensure all map creations adhere to concept designs and incorporate necessary changes

· Work closely with Art Director to ensure consistency, quality and focus on the visual target

· Communicate with both Technical Artist and Engineers to help resolve issues and aid in R&D

· Take lead on the creation, editing, and implementation of environmental art pipelines and processes

· Work with Project manager to establish accurate estimates to ensure on-time deliverables are met


REQUIREMENTS:


· 5+ years’ experience modeling 3D objects and generating textures in a game development environment

· Post-secondary education in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Game Art & Design or equivalent education and experience

· Extensive experience in object creations of all types and sizes within game-rez budget, including modular assets

· Proficient with Unreal Engine 4

· Adept at creating materials in Unreal

· Proficiency in Art software such as 3dsMax, Photoshop, and ZBrush

· Experience with Substance designer

· In-depth knowledge of both high and low poly techniques

· Ability to adapt to various artistic styles, from realistic to stylized

· Expert Knowledge of shaders, PBR, normal mapping and displacement creation

· Skilled in texture creations, both from photo-sourced and hand-painted

· An artistry for colour and texture application for terrain painting



Why work for us?

At Piranha Games, you are not just an individual — you are part of the family. Our team is a key component to our success and there is a genuine sense of support, collaboration and respect toward each other. We are proud of who we are and of our products.

We like to show you we care! Our benefits package includes 100% company paid Extended Health and Dental coverage, Transit Passes or Parking, Training Reimbursement, a fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages, social events, Game Hour and our favorite: Beer Fridays! And that’s not all…

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. For more information please visit www.piranhagames.com

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com.

We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.