What we need:
Smilegate Barcelona is seeking an Environment Artist to help us create a vast, expansive open world. This position has a strong focus on world building and level creation. The ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of modeling and texturing both organic and hard surfaced assets.
What the role involves:
- Create photo realistic assets and environments from concepts using the latest industry tools.
- Maintains consistent style under the direction of the Art Director and Lead Environment Artist.
- Creatively troubleshooting technical limitations.
- Build urban, interior, and natural spaces.
- Set dresses with modular assets in-editor within scope of the project's metrics and rules.
- Optimize and deliver clean assets with the correct organization.
- At least one shipped AAA title.
- Expertise in 3ds Max, Maya,Photoshop, or other technologies utilized in the production of game art.
- Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly would be an advantage.
- Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation.
- At minimum, have a baseline understanding of content optimization and best practices for creating art efficiently for real time performance.
- Thrive in a collaborative, iterative development environment.
- Deep experience with Unreal tools (blueprints, shaders/materials, cascade etc.)
- An understanding of Houdini in games.
- Advanced understanding of Physically Based Shading materials and lighting.
- Substance Designer skills a plus.
Aiming to create best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories, a team of Game Industry veterans is building a new AAA Open World game studio in Barcelona, backed by a quality-first market leading publisher and developer. If you are an experienced team player who loves game creation, values autonomy within a multi-national team, and would welcome the challenge of building new IPs and career defining games - get in touch.
OUR LIFE AT SMILEGATE BARCELONA (and PERKS)
- 23 vacation days per year + Christmas Holiday (From Dec 24 ~ Jan 1)
- Flexible Working Hours & Flexible Friday.
- Restaurant Tickets: approx 180 € per month (2.160€/year).
- Private Health insurance including dental coverage.
- Breakfast in the Office.
- Nespresso coffee, organic fruit and other beverages
- Company parties and events.
- Friday beers and the most important....very nice SmileMates
Are you ready to join our Smile-family? We are already excited to have you!