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Kingdom Games Recruiting Environment Artist

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Environment Artist

We are looking for a skilled Environment Artist who works closely with department leads, and the team at large, to develop environment goals and generate quality assets. The applicant will contribute and define the art creation process from concept to completion to optimize and increase efficiencies in 3D production. The Environment Artist must exhibit a professional attitude and demonstrate a good balance between creativity with practical flexibility.

What We Expect

• Work closely with the Department Leads to develop environment goals
and assets that fulfill the requirements of the project’s game
and visual design
• Contribute to define the art creation process from concept
to completion to optimize and increase efficiencies in 3D production.
• Create and edit 3D assets in 3ds Max or other software packages
to setup standards for the team
• Provide visual solutions when translating abstract ideas
into viable game features
• Work with other Environment Artists to create compelling
and consistent 3D assets and environments
• Cultivate a positive team dynamic by exhibiting a professional attitude
and demonstrating a good balance between creativity
with practical flexibility
• Participate in interviews for potential new hires when necessary
What We Need:
• 3+ years’ experience of working on AAA console and/or PC titles
with at least 1 shipped game as an Environment Artist
• Expert modeling, texturing, and UV mapping ability
• Portfolio which demonstrates a strong understanding of form,
composition, color, and lighting
• Comprehensive knowledge of major 3D package (3ds Max, Maya, XSI),
Photoshop, and Z-brush or Mudbox
• Knowledge of game editors such as Unity, CryEngine, Unreal, etc.
• Positive attitude and ability to give and receive constructive feedback
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal), time-management
and organizational skills.
• Strong ability to work across multiple disciplines to gather feedback
and address cross-functional issues
• Skilled at analyzing competitive products for their strengths
and weaknesses
• Proven track record of working under pressure and thrive
in fast-paced work environment while maintaining high quality results
• Knowledge of technical aspects of asset creation such as texture formats,
key frame animation, 3D model formats and object hierarchies
• Extremely self-motivated and always looking to improve
• Possess versatility to work in different art styles quickly depending

on project

• Infectious passion for making games

Really Gets Our Attention

• Hand painted texturing
• Extensive Unity experience
• Dungeon Crawler game experience
• Modular Architecture experience

Please send resume, cover letter, and work samples to jobs@kingdomgames.com with your job title in the subject line.
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