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Senior Environment Artist – Manchester, North West, UK – VR Games

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: DOE
  • Category: Artist
  • Posted: 06 December 2017

Senior Environment Artist – North West UK – Virtual Reality Games

Location: North West

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Project: Virtual Reality

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join an ambitious new studio to create original games exclusively for a new VR platform. Based in the North West of England, the studio aim to build a small but highly experienced team who want to build great games to showcase this exciting new immersive technology.

OPM’s client is currently looking for a Senior Environment Artist that will be excited by the challenge of creating a visually impressive game within the constraints of VR.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Collaborate with a level designer to layout and build levels from initial block out to final polish in Unreal 4.
Work with the Lead Artist to ensure artistic unity with the entire project.
Collaborate in the planning and management of level content.
Prototype rough level layouts quickly and efficiently.
Level setup and management.
Optimize levels for performance and memory.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience in the games industry, with some experience in a similar role.
Advanced understanding of PBR shading materials.
You will be skilled in industry standard art packages: Maya, Z-Brush, Photoshop, etc.
Knowledge of the Maya MEL and Python will be an advantage.
Terrain / Landscape modelling experience, preferably in Unreal
Experience building and managing game levels from concept to completion

Is this you? Then please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV or call Claire on +44 (0) 1206 214413

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

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