Sr. Environment Artist
Job Details
Senior
Headquarters - Westminster, CO
Fully Remote
$75,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salary/year
Description

We are currently looking for an experienced SENIOR ENVIRONMENT ARTIST to help create the world of our next narrative adventure game.  This is a full-time position with the choice of working in studio or remotely.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Create models and textures for scene assets, and assemble scenes for both architectural and organic environments.
  • Troubleshoot assets and scenes while maintaining them within the desired look and function.
  • Guide and mentor Jr. Artists. 
Requirements & Skills
  • 8+ years of experience in games modeling and texturing environments.
  • An exceptional understanding of form, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling both organic and hard surface assets.
  • A strong artistic ability to visualize three-dimensional space and the nuance of its detail to compose visual narrative.
  • A very strong polygonal modeling skillset with the ability to generate clean and efficient models at a professional pace.
  • A strong understanding of the texture creation process for physically based rendering pipelines.
  • Self-motivated with good time management skills and a strong ability to break down complex scenes and prioritize the creation of their assets to meet deadlines.
  • The technical ability to manage asset and scene constraints and troubleshoot rendering issues.  
  • Team oriented communication skills, the ability articulate ideas, help others learn, and seek help themselves.

 

 

Proficiency in the Following Software:

 

3D Studio Max, Maya, or Blender

ZBrush

Adobe Photoshop

Substance Suite

Unreal Engine experience desired

 

Candidates are expected to provide a portfolio of their work and may be asked to complete an art test.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Generous vacation time and paid parental leave
  • Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you
  • Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you
  • Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you
  • Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose), Dependent Care Account, and Health Savings Account available
  • Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with an Employer Match
  • Growth opportunities for your career

 

 

Salary Range: $75,000-$100,000 DOE

 

**Please note that the compensation information is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. **

 

 

ABOUT DECK NINE

 

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.

 

Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of the Year, and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. We recently released Life is Strange: True Colors, which has received three VGA nominations. The studio is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains.

 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

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