Senior Environmental Artist Contract

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Senior Environmental Artist Contract



Who We Are:
Visual Concepts is one of the world’s top game development studios with a flat, entrepreneurial, and non-corporate work environment. We have a proven track record having shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to great critical acclaim.
Our studios in Novato, CA; Agoura Hills, CA; Orange County, CA; Budapest, Hungary; Shanghai, China; and Seoul, South Korea, are committed to gaming and technical innovation and offer top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Visual Concepts Entertainment (2K Sports), the developers of critically acclaimed NBA2K video game franchise is seeking an experienced & self-motivated Senior Environmental Artist to join our talented NBA Team in Novato, California.
What You Will Do:
• Model high and low poly assets for real-time game development
• Collaborate closely between Art departments, Mocap, Engineers and Presentation Producers
• Create textures using Photoshop and Substance Painter/Designer for proprietary game shaders
• Coordinate with production, and possibly outsourcing to review and integrate assets, making fixes/improvements if needed
• Assemble, set dress and maintain environments
• Organize and manage assets and tasks to meet deadline constraints
• Be adaptive and cooperative in a fast-paced, fluid production cycle

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
• 3+ years of experience on commercial game projects or in a related field
• Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience

You Are Proficient With:
• Maya
• Substance Painter/Designer
• Photoshop
• You have knowledge of:
• High to low res model building (transfer)
• PBR material creation
• Lightmap UV creation
• Source control for file management
• Understanding of real-world scale
• Extra Credit
• You are Proficient with:
• Substance Designer
• Zbrush/Mudbox
• Organic Modeling
• Knowledge of Shotgun