Senior Environment Artist

Art · Bellevue, Washington
Department Art
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Title:  Senior Environment Artist

Department: Art

Reports to:  Lead Environment Artist

Work Location: Bellevue, WA

Summary

Final Strike Games is looking for a talented Senior Environment Artist to help create some of the most inspiring worlds in the industry. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of world building from a traditional and technical standpoint. They possess high-quality modelling and pipeline skills, and a strong understanding of mood/scale/atmosphere/lighting displayed through storytelling across AAA titles.  This candidate can rapidly prototype greybox scenes, iterate on designs, and produce finished desirable assets. In order to apply for this role, please be prepared to provide a portfolio showcasing successful examples of world building from beginning to end for several shipped titles.

Duties

  • Create industry-leading worlds and props as well as lighting and atmosphere (models, textures, materials, etc).
  • Identify and demonstrate modelling trends that help improve pipeline and process across the environment department and studio.
  • Collaborate proactively with all departments to ensure finalized asset’s form, function and technical requirements are met.
  • Effectively implement feedback from the Lead and Art Director while advancing the established art style.
  • Manage timelines and tasks across the game's needs and requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ Years of experience as a senior environment artist
  • Minimum 2 AAA shipped titles
  • Exceptional understanding of foundational art theory (silhouette, shape, color, value, form, light).
  • Experience creating environment architecture, terrain, and prop assets
  • At minimum, have a baseline understanding of content optimization and best practices for creating art efficiently for real time performance.
  • Expert skills in Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop (or equivalent software).
  • Unreal Engine knowledge a plus
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Able to independently and creatively solve world building technical challenges
  • Absolute passion for playing and making video games



About Final Strike Games

Final Strike Games is a multiplayer focused game studio founded by industry veterans. FSG is currently developing AAA experiences for PC and Console. For more information please visit www.finalstrikegames.com


Final Strike Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please let us know.


COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’re currently operating under a work-from-home model and even so, we're still interviewing and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start as a remote position which will transition to a more standard office position when it's perfectly safe to do so, based on science and best health practices. We understand people's circumstances may vary and will work with you to explore the best possible solutions for your individual needs during the pandemic. 




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  • Location
    Bellevue, Washington
  • Department
    Art
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced