Senior Environment Artist
Vicarious Visions / Activision 42 reviews - Albany, NY

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Senior Environment Artist

Vicarious Visions, developer of numerous award winning games, including Skylanders Spyro Adventure, Guitar Hero: On Tour, Tony Hawk, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 is seeking a passionate, motivated, and experienced Senior Environment Artist to join our team of talented developers in creating next generation games for the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii platforms.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Art Lead and cross-discipline team leads to coordinate in planning, scoping and prioritizing work.
  • Work closely with the Art Director to develop environments that enhance game mechanics and traversal and establish the aesthetic benchmark for our games.
  • Meet established quality standards by creating visually stunning models which are balanced against runtime performance.
  • Maintain close communication with the technical direction to keep updated on the engine's evolutions and constraints
  • Ability to stay current with the latest tools, technologies, and techniques to help shape our pipelines.
  • Balance quality with efficiency when working under tight deadlines.
  • Follow and maintain pipelines and technical requirements.
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in environment modeling, workflows and techniques
  • A degree in fine arts or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong traditional artistic skill.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and succeed in a diverse work environment.
  • Self-motivated team player who proactively seeks feedback and communication.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software and adapt to company proprietary software.
  • Technical problem solving is a must.
  • Excellent knowledge of the game development process and interactions between art and design.

Come work with us on our exciting new titles! We offer a modern work environment, an outstanding compensation and benefits package, a fun, team environment, impressively affordable living, and an exceptional quality of life! Please apply at http://www.vvisions.com/

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