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Environment Artist at Vicarious Visions Inc in Albany, New York

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

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Environment Artist

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Your Mission

Your mission is to create cutting-edge environments and worlds for our AAA titles, all while collaborating with a talented team of Artists and Designers.

The Quests

  • Work closely with other artists, and level designers to assemble and detail game environments.

  • Create models/textures and assemble scenes for architectural and organic environments. 

  • Troubleshoot and maintain levels to stay within design spec, art, and memory/framerate budgets. 

  • Communicate effectively with other team members.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned.

Player Profile

  • You possess proficiency in Maya or 3ds Max, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter.

  • You have an understanding of forms, shapes, and silhouettes as it pertains to modeling

  • You have the proven ability to demonstrate and execute multiple art styles. 

  • You possess the ability to visualize and build levels with minimal concept art and direction.

  • You have a strong technical ability to manage memory, frame rate limits, and budgets.

  • You thrive in a collaborative environment, who works well with other team members, is flexible to change, and can give/receive feedback

  • You are deadline-oriented, can manage and organize work to ensure deadlines are met with the ability to adjust to change

  • Experience creating high-quality 3D architecture, environments, lighting, and levels

  • Possess a foundation in traditional arts a plus

  • Experience with Unreal Engine a plus 

Your Platform

In 2019, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 28th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last.

Our philosophy of combining cutting-edge tech with creative innovation is evidenced in all of our products. We’ve worked on some of the most successful game franchises, including Crash Bandicoot™, Destiny 2™, Skylanders™, Guitar Hero™, Marvel Ultimate Alliance™, Spider-Man™, and Tony Hawk™.

We thrive on a culture of teamwork, respect, and fun. We have built a welcoming and relaxed workplace that invites creativity and encourages individual voices. We not only give our developers a safe and warm place to incubate and grow their ideas but the tools and support necessary to turn those ideas into impactful and memorable experiences.