Full-Time

Senior Environment Artist

Posted on 6/8/2024

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games


Senior

Montreal, QC, Canada

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • One shipped 3D AAA title (FPS or third person) as a senior environment or level artist.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art, or equivalent work experience.
  • Superior eye for contrast, color, and detail.
  • Proficiency in the creation of high-quality stylized environment assets.
  • Experience working within cross-discipline strike teams on collaborative assignments.
  • Self-motivated, excellent communication skills, and a great team-player attitude.
  • Experience creating and maintaining asset libraries, organized by theme and function.
  • Experience working with Unreal 5 and modular kit construction.
  • Experience with materials and shaders, knowing what is needed and where to use them for difficult visual targets is a plus.
  • A love for research, reference, and documenting findings to share with the team.
  • Passion for working on craft and mentoring more junior artists.
  • An interest in relevant adjacent disciplines such as architecture, urban design, interior design, photography, film, lighting, and drawing is beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette as it relates to World building.
  • Solid understanding of architectural structure, special design, industrial design, and the details necessary for crafting believable environments.
Responsibilities
  • Create believable, functional, and visually strong environments.
  • Execute work in a methodical and iterative way: Gather references, concept art, iterate on layout composition using blocking, create architectural kits and prop placeholders to populate environments.
  • Assume creative, technical, and production ownership over environments. Contribute to the artistic vision of space, ensure dependencies are properly communicated through Jira, and work is technically compliant according to best practices.
  • Create visual benchmark environments and assets to present to the team and develop a process to replicate successes.
  • Create and compose modular kits and collection sets to form dramatic, believable space.
  • Work closely with various teams including level design, modeling, narrative, concept, combat, and cinematics.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, production, and management to ensure project goals and deadlines are met.
  • Work with Leads to develop world-building and modeling processes, alignment decks, documentation, and tutorials, and ensure quality is maintained for environment art.
  • Receive, give, and apply feedback effectively while maintaining a constructive attitude.
  • Champion high standards, push for progress, embrace change, and challenge the status quo.
  • Respond elegantly to difficult creative changes, often late in the process.
  • Be a positive force multiplier with a great team-player attitude.
  • Uphold the values of Cloud Chamber.

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Health Care Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401k Retirement Plan

Life and Disability Benefits

Group Legal Plan

Wellbeing Program

Childcare Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Compassionate Leave

Companywide End of Year Break

INACTIVE