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Lead Environment Artist
Posted on 2/1/2022
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Unreal Engine
  • 5+ years of experience as an environment artist and a current demo reel / portfolio
  • Experience building high-quality and highly efficient game environments and props
  • Strong visual aesthetic sensibility paired with strong technical execution and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of gameplay considerations, limitations and implications for world-building
  • Experience using procedural systems to author environments
  • Experience capturing and / or working with acquired scan data
  • Maya, Blender, Zbrush, Mudbox, Photoshop, Substance Painter experience or equivalent authoring software
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal Engine, Houdini, World Machine, World Creator, Terragen or equivalent authoring software
  • A deep passion for, and familiarity with, games, their development and history
  • Keen sense for ensuring players have intuitive landmarking cues for navigation and spatial relationships
  • 3D Modeling and 2D Surfacing terrain, architecture, props and flora
  • Collaborate closely with World Designers, Technical Artists, Creative and Art Directors
  • Partner directly with World Designers to ensure practical and effective solutions for all maps, worlds and contexts
  • Ensure all art assets are functional, compliant with current builds and delivered on schedule
  • Consider and balance technical limitations and opportunities with creative objectives
  • Invest in growing your skills, knowledge and experience - step out of your comfort zone
Blackbird Interactive

201-500 employees

Company Overview
Blackbird is a private, independent game studio headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • 4-Day Work Week & Generous Vacation
  • Employee Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Parental LEave Top Up
  • Comprehensive Extended Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Research & Developemnt Opportunities
  • New IP Pitching Program & Bonus
  • Fully Equiped Onsite Gym
  • Dog-Friendly Studio