​Environment Artist

XR Games (based in Leeds, England) makes Virtual Reality games for established IPs. Our goal is to create great memories and raise the quality bar for VR games.

We are now looking for a talented Environment Artist to join our team and work on an exciting and innovative new console game. You will work closely with product owners, game designers, creative, and developers as part of an experienced team, where both your technical skills and creativity will help craft this new project.

 

Overall:

The Environment Artist will craft worlds that feel real and alive. Essential skills include modeling and texturing compelling assets that fit within the world you are making and storytelling with asset placement that makes sense. The ideal candidate works well in a team of people that are passionate about making games. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Experience working with a lead or environment artist , ensuring modeling and texturing styles feel cohesive 

  • Work directly with level design to build atmospheric environments that make sense in a VR space

  • Actively participate in art team discussions, critiques and planning

  • Create environmental assets for a modern pipeline

  • A passion for games

  • Self-driven to improve inside and outside of work

  • Organization of assets within the engine

  • Can optimize levels and assets for performance and memory saving

Qualifications:

  • Candidates are suggested to have 3+ years as a 3D artist within gaming or similar industry.

  • Proven track record in at least 1 shipped titles (preferably AAA).

  • Can work within a modern pipeline using update to date software such as;

    • Maya

    • Zbrush

    • Substance suite

    • Unity

    • Unreal Engine

Bonus:

  • Experience in VR projects

  • Skills in UI/UX

Things you will need to apply

  • Resume

  • Online Portfolio

  • Must be willing to complete an art test if required

 

Sounds like you? Apply now!

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