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***This position has the flexibility to be fully remote***
Senior Weapons & Props Artist
Sony Bend Studio, renowned creator of Days Gone, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA console title.
We are seeking a Senior Sculptor/Prop Artist who will contribute to the artistic vision and development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on creating detailed 3D models including weapons, vehicles and environment assets, utilizing a combination of traditional fine art and technical art skills.
- Create detailed organic and hard surface 3D models for an open world environment.
- Participate in everything from 3D concepts and prototypes to the creation of final polished game assets.
- Produce rich textures that complement and enhance 3D models.
- Work closely with our art director and team leads to deliver and maintain the established art style and contribute to the development of new techniques and pipelines.
- Troubleshoot and provide solutions to issues related to asset creation, performance, and technical requirements.
- Work well within a team environment and be able to initiate and lead other team members.
- Independently undertake research and gather information to ensure game design needs and artistic direction are met.
- Proactively stay up on new software, processes and industry trends and share this knowledge with the team.
- A strong portfolio illustrating proficiency as a Senior 3D Artist.
- Advanced experience with real-time 3D packages such as Unreal, Crytek, or Unity.
- Expert understanding of Maya/Max, Photoshop, and Z-Brush/Mudbox and high-poly-to-low-poly asset pipelines.
- A working knowledge of Substance Designer/Painter with a strong understanding of surfacing and texturing techniques.
- Professional experience working on current generation games.
- Effective communicator with art staff, team leads, and other studio disciplines.
- Highly motivated and proactive, consistent productivity with minimal supervision.
- Ability to collaborate and contribute effectively in a team environment.
- 5+ years of experience in a game production environment.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
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