Principal Environment Artist (Apex Legends)
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Requisition Number: 153746
Position Title: Environment Director
Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We shipped Titanfall andTitanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and recently shipped a free-to-play battle royale game in the Titanfall universe, Apex Legends. We are currently hiring for our Star Wars™, Apex Legends, and Super Secret VR game development teams. The opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.
We’re looking for a highly skilled Principal Environment Artist who will embrace our philosophy and share his/her hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players. We’re picturing someone who is passionate about world-building and experienced in creating high quality, highly detailed in-game environments and props.
What you’ll do...
Bring life and excitement to the game through your design and implementation of high quality, believable 3D environments and assets.
Create highly detailed and realistic textures/materials.
Work closely with designers and art leads to ensure that environments and assets match quality bar and vision for the game.
Ensure that art assets are performant, and fit within their memory budgets. Fix bugs as needed.
Conduct research for reference material, participate in photo shoots and help build texture library.
Follow schedule and deliver assets on time.
Assist with setting department standards and guiding process enhancements for the Environment Art pipeline.
Mentor other artists and lead by example.
Ideally, you will have...
5+ years’ experience as a 3D Artist.
Portfolio of highly detailed 3D art with a focus on environments and variety of subject matter (buildings, props, natural landscapes, etc.) Portfolio should show quality, taste, and ability to hit a photorealistic/believable look.
Mastery of relevant software packages such as Maya, Photoshop, Substance, and Zbrush.
Strong understanding of scale, proportion, and surface properties.
Experience working within a game engine and implementing 3D work into engine.
Passion for making and playing games.
Shipped AAA game(s).
Community / Marketing Title: Principal Environment Artist (Apex Legends)
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Date Opened: 2018-11-26 19:07:35.717
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.