Environment Artist

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 163179

Position Title: Environment Artist 2

External Description:

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio, and technology to life. Our teams comprise of artists, engineers, technicians, designers, and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound, and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture, and craft.

As a member of the Create Art team, and reporting to the World's team lead artist, you will partner with the Apex Legends Leads and Art Directors to create highly detailed, engaging, gameplay-friendly play spaces.

With an interest in creating content for level-based games, we are looking for artists with expertise in world/level creation, hard surface assets, material creation, and look development.

Responsibilities:

Creating high-quality benchmark content, from individual assets to entire levels

Prototyping visuals and R+D projects, to problem solve and create best practices

Working with Art Directors, Art Leads, and Technical Leads, and delivering on their vision and requirements.

Actively create and guide outstanding Worlds content

Provide mentorship and guidance to more junior artists

Participate in group reviews

Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years experience with environment art or hard surface modelling

You are technically minded and adaptable to different tools and game engines

You have expert knowledge of Maya, Max, Modo, or similar 3D modeling software

Proficiency with ZBrush is desirable (for sculpting assets)

You have an exceptional ability to create both organic and man-made/hard surface assets

You are experienced with different art styles, including photorealistic and stylized

You are able to convey a sense of ‘story’ in a scene or game asset – considering age, weathering, and context

You have a strong sense of scene composition with a superior eye for lighting, color, and detail

You have an excellent understanding of physical materials and how to replicate them in CG

You can paint believable surfaces, using industry-standard software (Substance Painter)

You understand the entire game art production process, from concept through to final

Knowledge of terrain creation (both modeled and procedurally generated) is an advantage

You have a willingness and ability to adapt to new processes and pipelines

You have a proactive approach with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2020-11-20 00:55:10.917

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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