Principal Environment Artist

AAA Character Driven Sci-Fi IP - Work with Industry Leading Veterans - Amazing Culture and Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
10 days ago

Do you have game art experience, and are you seeking a new job in in B.C. Kelowna, Edmonton Alberta or fully remote across Canada? Skillsearch is looking for a Principal Environment Artist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a flexible Principal Environment Artist, you will produce some of the very first locations in our new fictional universe. Working with the Creative Director and Art Directors you will explore and define the aesthetic and set a gold standard for the quality of in-game art. Initial work will be in support of pre-production and prototyping and later will move on to producing environment art for the game at final quality.

In your first few weeks in this Principal Environment Artist role, you can expect to:

  • Work with the Creative Director and Art Director to ideate and adapt aesthetic gameplay and narrative concepts into real 3D game environments
  • Create all aspects of high-quality environments for Unreal Engine including natural landscapes foliage interiors and set-pieces
  • Assist with defining and achieving the final render quality through a keen eye for scene composition lighting and materials
  • Create documents and share asset creation and world-building best practices

To apply for this Principal Environment Artist role, you will need 10 years of experience or at least three shipped titles as an Environment Artist - at least one as a Senior Environment Artist. You will also require the following:

  • A portfolio demonstrating your masterful ability to create high-quality assets and visually engaging gameplay spaces
  • Broad 3D game-art skills, including experience with Unreal Engine 4 or higher photogrammetry shader editors lighting physics and cloth simulation
  • A discerning eye for detail and the ability to optimize the overall render quality of a scene to a high standard

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full time Principal Environment Artist job in Canada, please contact Skillsearch today.

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch!

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Daniel Everett

Game Art Consultant - North America

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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