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Arkane Studios Recruiting Concept Artist & Technical Artist

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Concept Artist

Division: Arkane Studios Texas | Department: Art | Location: Austin, US-TX, US

Arkane Studios is currently seeking a talented Concept Artist to join our Austin team for work on AAA PC and next-generation console games. The Concept Artist will report to the Art Director and will assist in establishing the visual style for production art.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with the Art Director to establish visual direction for mood, environments, gameplay items/weapons/gadgets and props for use by Environment Artists, Level Architects and outsource teams to model and texture assets.
Concept a range of environments, scenes, and assets
Paint over top of 3D geometry as needed to define concepts
Develop orthographic production images as needed for 3D modelers

Requirements:

Strong traditional artistic skills with an excellent grasp of lighting, environment, industrial design, architecture, color theory, and perspective, and iconography.
Strong Photoshop skills
3-5 years experience concepting for video games or film
Passion for video games and an understanding of the spatial constraints for a game balanced between gameplay, aesthetics, and performance
Excellent communication and time management skills
Previous AAA game experience a plus

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit an application through Taleo.

Apply to Position: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=IDSOFTWARE&cws=1&source=42

No Recruiters or Agencies Please

Please Note: Individuals submitting resumes or otherwise responding to employment opportunities are NOT considered applicants until they apply for a particular position and have been invited to complete the company’s employment application.
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Technical Artist

Division: Arkane Studios Texas | Department: Art | Location: Austin, US-TX, US

Arkane Studios is currently seeking a Technical Artist to help our Austin team deliver high quality PC and next-generation console games. Reporting to the Art Director, the Technical Artist coordinates and upgrades production tools, assists in asset integration and optimization, and serves as a technical reference for art production.

Responsibilities:

Ensure that final assets meet performance requirements and constraints for each target platform
Create best-practices documentation for art team on creating great-looking optimized game assets (models, textures, shaders, lighting, FX, etc.)
Fluent with Python
Very strong problem-solving skills
R&D complex game art elements
Help manage run-time performance
Work with art team/engineers to develop/optimize shaders and lighting as needed
Assist art team members with production tools and upgrades.
Collaborate with art and engineering staff on art pipeline improvements
Assist in trouble-shooting and organization with outsourced art partners as needed
Remain up-to-date on tool and tech developments to identify ways to improve quality and increase art production speed

Requirements:

3+ years experience in video games as an artist or technical artist
Good knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, and ZBrush
Experience with a variety of game engines
Excellent communication and time management skills
Passionate about video games

Pluses:

Mel scripting experience
How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit an application through Taleo.

Apply to Position: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=IDSOFTWARE&cws=1&source=42

No Recruiters or Agencies Please

Please Note: Individuals submitting resumes or otherwise responding to employment opportunities are NOT considered applicants until they apply for a particular position and have been invited to complete the company’s employment application.
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