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Senior Environment Artist

Job Overview

DPS Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled 3D Environment Artist / Senior Environment Artist to assist in the creation of worlds in the next big free-to-play PC title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.

The candidate will have to be a hardworking self-motivated team player who is able to work closely with the Lead Environment Artist, Art Director and Art Production Director to create and be responsible for large sections of the game.

They will need to possess excellent verbal and written skills and be able to both take critique and give feedback to external partners as well as fully participating in group discussions.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humour who can integrate themselves seamlessly into our team and studio culture

Reports To

The Senior Environment Artist will report to the Lead Environment Artist, based out of our Guildford studio

What will you do?

  • Create stunning 3D worlds
  • Translate concept and reference artwork into 3D game assets as required, setting a high-quality bar
  • Help design, construct, document and implement pipeline procedures
  • Prototype new techniques and processes
  • Create high-poly and low-poly models and accompanying texture sets that use advanced shaders
  • Help support off-site development partners
  • Collaborate with the Art Director to deliver innovation and drive quality
  • Assist the Art Production Director in planning within this discipline

What are we looking for?

  • Proven production art experience in the gaming industry
  • At least 3 published games
  • Proven ability to create exceptional stylised and realistic worlds
  • Outstanding skill in a digital sculpting package – Z-Brush
  • Exceptional knowledge of 3ds Max or Maya
  • High level expertise in Substance painter
  • Significant Unreal 4 development experience with at least one released title
  • A great eye for detail, natural flair & a strong understanding of composition & colour theory
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, and be able to both take critique and give feedback internally and externally in a professional manner
  • Diligent self-management around both individual and team tasks, schedule and budgets
  • Strong organizational skills with adherence to optimization and asset management

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Understanding of narrative world building
  • Traditional art skills (drawing, painting, sculpting, photography)
  • Concept skills – Ability to visualize and concept with this discipline
  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Samples of your work displaying clean High Poly to Low Poly bakes, strong understanding of material variation and stylised texturing.
  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5,500 employees and 18 offices spread worldwide. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks and World of Warships, as well as World of Tanks Blitz — the critically acclaimed mobile tank shooter with cross-platform support.

A career in our company is always an interesting challenge, as well as the experience that you gain working together with world-class experts.

Are you up to the challenge?!

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