Intermediate 3D Environment Artist

ArtFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE


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


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:

  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • 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 and Senior Artists 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.
  • Work with Project manager and Art Director to establish accurate estimates to ensure on-time deliverables are met.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years’ experience modeling game environment art and generating textures in an industry setting.
  • Extensive experience in object creations of all types and sizes within game-rez budget, including modular assets.
  • Proficiency in Art software such as 3dsMax, Photoshop, ZBrush and Substance.
  • In-depth knowledge of both high and low poly techniques.
  • Ability to adapt to various artistic styles, from realistic to stylized.
  • Familiarity with shaders, UV, and normal map creations.
  • Skilled in texture creations, both from photo-sourced and hand-painted.
  • An artistry for color and texture application for terrain painting.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and written.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Unreal 4
  • Experience with 3rd party software to aid in speeding up production time, such as Ndo/Ddo, Xnormal, MaxScripts.
  • Strong traditional art and digital painting skills.
  • Strong aptitude to continuous learning in/outside work hours.

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. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. 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. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.


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.