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Environment Artist (Unreal Engine)

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary/rate: Excellent salary DoE
  • Date posted: 06/10/20
  • Job reference: 7947
  • Permanent

Amiqus are looking for an experienced environment artist to join a fantastic development team working on an exciting UE4 console shooter

If you love working with Unreal engine and have a passion for multiplayer games, this will be a fantastic fit. You will already know the intricacies inherent in large FPS titles, and you will be eager to jump aboard and immediately start contributing.

Experience of a full console/PC production cycle, from beginning to end, on at least 1 published game would be preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create artwork to the highest visual quality whilst working efficiently to time and performance requirements.
  • Collaborate with Tech Art and Code teams to address optimizations and efficiencies within the 3D pipeline.
  • Utilize existing asset libraries to create believable, exciting play spaces which conform to level design requirements.
  • Request and, where required, create additional props, modular sets and world dressing elements utilizing a PBR workflow.
  • Research new technologies, innovations and processes that help to improve the 3D pipeline within the studio.

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • Experience creating high-quality 3D environments from concept art and photo reference.
  • Experience creating open world games and understanding of the tech limitations.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating environments using UE4.
  • Previous AAA game development experience preferable.
  • Knowledge and experience with outsource pipelines would be advantageous.
  • Expert Modelling and UV skills with a recognised 3d package such as Maya, 3dMax or Blender. (3dsMax preferred)
  • To be conversant with the high to low res workflow and normal map baking, as well as sculpting experience in Zbrush or Mudbox. (Zbrush prefered)
  • Fluent in PBR material creation pipelines utilizing Substance Painter & Designer or Quixel and knowledge regarding how to bring the results into engine. (Substance prefered)
  • Experience with modular asset creation.
  • Traditional art skills, appreciation of composition, lighting, colour and detail would be an added bonus.

If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then get in touch. For a casual chat about the role in more detail call me on 01925 839 722 or drop me an email on lee.burns@amiqus.com I look forwards to hearing from you.

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