Sony Bend Studio, the creator of Days Gone, Syphon Filter and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is looking for top talent to join our in passionate team in creating a new AAA PlayStation 4 exclusive.

We are seeking a Senior Environment Artist who will contribute to the artistic vision and development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on creating environment/level assets, utilizing a combination of traditional fine art and technical art skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Create stunning organic and hard surface 3D models for an open world 3D environment. 
  • Participate in everything from proxy model design and creation to final polished world props as large as entire buildings.
  • Produce rich materials and shaders that complement and enhance the 3D models.
  • Work closely with the art director/manager and team leads to deliver and maintain the established art style.
  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions to issues related to asset creation, performance, and technical requirements.
  • Work well within the team environment and be able to initiate and lead other team members.
  • Independently undertake research and information to ensure game design needs and artistic direction are met.
  • Proactively stay up on new software, processes and industry trends and share the knowledge with the team.

Requirements/Education:

  • A strong portfolio illustrating proficiency as a Senior Prop Artist.
  • Advanced experience with real-time 3D packages such as Unreal, Crytek, or Unity.
  • Expert understanding of Maya/Max, Photoshop, and Z-Brush/Mudbox.
  • A working knowledge of Substance Designer/Painter.
  • 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.
  • All applicants please also include wireframes of models including a texture breakdown. For large scenes please include a breakdown of what you worked on in the shot.

 

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