LEAD
ENVIRONMENT
ARTIST

Job Description

Virtex is looking for an experienced Environment artist to join us in creating the next generation platform for Esports and live entertainment.

Working together with our Design and Technical leads, the Lead Environment Artist will be responsible for the creation of visually stunning environments that both closely capture the “look” and artistic style of the project, as well as efficiently satisfy all technical engine and design requirements.

An ideal candidate will have experience working with art styles such as sci-fi and cyberpunk as well as have an architectural background or interest in building new and unique social environments.

The project will be the first of it's kind and a fantastic opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the project leads to ensure a consistent art vision across the game, while also maintaining clean, efficient geometry for maximum performance in Unreal Engine
  • Model, texture, and light game-ready 3D assets using provided concept art or inspirational reference material
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to solve creative and design problems in VR
  • Develop and maintain an art production pipeline, process, schedule, and workflow

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional game production experience in a Senior or Lead Artist role
  • Expert knowledge of Zbrush/Maya/Blender/Houdini or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of Substance Painter/Photoshop/Xnormal or equivalent
  • Proficient with Unreal Engine, with sufficient knowledge of Blueprints/C++ and (asset implementation)
  • Experience optimising assets and environments for VR and mobile
  • Working knowledge of source control
  • Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques

Additional Skills (pluses)

  • Strong architecture or traditional art background
  • Any other game related art or design experience (FX, scripting, etc)
  • Lighting or cinematography experience
  • Passion for Esports, VR and/or Production

How to Apply

To apply please email jobs@virtexvr.com

Please include the following:

  • The job you are applying for in the subject line
  • Resume / CV
  • Portfolio / Website / Demo Reel
  • Please include an exact breakdown of your specific contribution to the material submitted