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Torn Banner Studios

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Lead Environment Artist

Description

Torn Banner Studios, creators of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, are looking for a talented, team-oriented Lead Environment Artist to contribute to our team's future projects. We are a team of around 25 developers. This is an on-site, full-time, paid position in Toronto, Canada.

As a Lead environment artist at a small independent studio you’ll have a wide range of responsibilities from creating art to organizing the department, communicating with production, facilitating feedback and working with other leads to execute the vision for the games we make.

Responsibilities

  • Organize, plan and lead the environment art team
  • Continue to personally produce high quality photorealistic art on a daily basis
  • Establishing a quality bar and direction for other artists on the team and being responsible for the teams ability to execute and reach that quality bar

Requirements

  • An exceptional portfolio of work that exemplifies the creation of high quality photorealistic environments
  • 5+ years of professional game development experience
  • At least 3 shipped titles
  • Expert knowledge of game environment development processes, from sculpting to retopo, baking, uvs, texturing, etc
  • Excellent communication, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide in-depth critique
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Personally motivated
  • English speaking
  • Willingness to move to Toronto

Bonus

  • Passion for the medieval era and melee combat
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Familiarity working with version control (we use Perforce) and task-management software (we use Jira)
  • Background in traditional art
  • Concept Art skills
  • Particle FX skills

Benefits & Perks

  • Profit sharing
  • 4 weeks Paid vacation
  • A no crunching policy
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Healthcare & benefits