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Environment Outsource Lead
Updated on 2/4/2023
Locations
Morrisville, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Unreal Engine
Communications
Requirements
  • Experience in shipping AAA titles across multiple platforms
  • Experienced shipping production assets for games, specifically within the Environment discipline
  • Strong understanding of latest toolsets in game art creation. Including but not limited to, Unreal Engine, Substance Painter, Marmoset, Perforce, and 3D modeling packages
  • Must be highly organized, self-driven, customer focused, and a great team player
  • Ability to critique, mentor, and improve art through written feedback loops
  • A keen understanding of technical hurdles, ability to autonomously make choices to further art quality, and excellent communication skills are a must
  • Experienced working within a team and a high pressure production environment
  • User-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Lead and Director level to establish visual direction for our outsourcing vendors
  • Collect or generate detailed documentation, video reference, and examples of art asset production, procedures, and engine requirements to support the external vendors
  • Clearly communicating feedback to the outsource partner, and ensuring those creative notes and goals are met. Informing leadership in the event that isn't happening
  • Communicate cross-discipline with artists, level designers, game designers, and production to understand needs and goals of props being created
  • Make any needed fixes to keep assets consistent and technically game ready as they're handed off from the outsource partner
  • Provide prototype meshes with accurate scale and pivot placement, with understanding of the technical constraints, including vert count management, material setup, and PBR texture creation
Epic Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)
Company Overview
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.
Benefits
  • Health coverage - 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share
  • Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents
  • Unlimited PTO & sick time
  • Paid sabbatical