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Team Kaiju – Senior Environment Artist

    Seattle, WA

Full Time
Remote

The Role

Team Kaiju seeks a Senior Environment Artist who can help us build a new world-class IP from concept to market for gaming communities around the world.

We are looking for someone who wants to make fun games to be played and enjoyed for years to come. We are passionate about players and about listening to their feedback to create new, compelling experiences.  Are you someone who is engaged with players, understands what keeps them captivated, and cares deeply about gaming as a medium? Are you ready to channel your passion and energy into creating long-lasting fun games for global audiences? Then, come join us in our ambitious endeavor to create extraordinary games.

Job Responsibilities

  • Start with a player first mentality, embedding an obsessive drive to know, understand, and serve the players who are engaged with the game
  • Work closely with the art team, designers, engineers, and producers to design and create world class environments that drive the vision of the game and delight players
  • Create content that works within technical constraints and can be used a benchmark for other artists
  • You will produce and iterate on a variety of assets through all phases of production including architecture, organic, hard-surface, and skybox assets
  • Be able to think about your art in the service of the world IP to create assets that will enrich the experience
  • Take an active role in the evolution of the game, working with all disciplines to understand the vision and design for the game and using that experience to inform concept work
  • Work Closely with Lead Environment Artist to help determine best practices for both internal and external artists
  • Understand and advocate best practices, pipelines, streamlining tools, and processes

Job Requirements

  • Significant experience on AAA game teams and shipped titles start to finish as an environment artist
  • A portfolio of inspiring work, you can show and talk about your ideas with the team
  • Strong modeling, texturing, spatial relationship, and iterative modeling skills
  • Strong artistic problem solving within the context of a particular art and gameplay style
  • Theory, visual storytelling skills
  • Help monitor and maintain team health including work life balance and overall well being (this is everyone's job on our team)
  • Expert understanding of Photoshop, Maya/ Max, and ZBrush (or equivalent)

Bonus

  • Unreal engine experience
  • Familiarity with procedural content creation
  • Strong architecture and traditional art skills
  • Experience working with external art vendors
  • Experience working remotely

What is in it for you?

Create blockbuster games with ample resources and support: Bring incredible game ideas to players around the world with the support of one of the most successful studios in the world.  We are backed by TiMi Studio Group, who has developed some of the most popular games worldwide.

Develop for global audiences and make an impression on the entire industry: Join Team Kaiju in making games as part of an ambitious, talented, and seasoned team.

Support passionate communities at a global scale: Join a team that cares about players and wants to reward their passion through openness, risk-taking, and novel game design. Help create the next great community of players that connect across borders, backgrounds, and cultures.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals.

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