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Environment Artist

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Job Title:  Environment Artist

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: New York City

We are looking to hire a full-time Environment Artist who will be responsible for the creation of Unreal Engine environments and levels. You will be a part of a dynamic team working on enhancement of Virtual Reality experiences in the fields of law enforcement, armed forces, emergency management, humanitarian and medical aid. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated problem solver and self-learner with the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and with tight project deadlines.


Position Responsibilities and Job Duties:

·        Create and design realistic 3D environments according to provided references and sketches.

·        Work closely with the design team to conceptualize and model characters based on original art and photographic reference.

·        Create and refine props, textures, paint using Zbrush, substance painter or similar programs

·        Prepare assets and entire levels and environments within UE4.

·        Work within the game engine to preview optimize and polish models to a quality bar and visual direction as set by Lead Director.

·        Become familiar with the new tools, performance capture hardware, software and other related technologies.


Requirements and Qualifications:

·        Amazing skills in modeling and texturing.

·        Design and create new assets based of references.

·        Superior skills in Zbrush, 3D Studio Max or Maya, Photoshop and Substance Painter.

·        Ability to create highly realistic materials in UE4.

·        Ability to  create Lighting & shading in UE4 to complete levels.

·        Use diagnostic tools to examine content to optimize the level.

·        Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team.


Preferred Experience and Expertise:

·        Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, or 3D Design or 2 years of related experience.

·        Working experience with VR headsets.

·        Working knowledge of UV’s, Skinning, and Rigging.

·        Proven working experience in a full life cycle game in Unreal 4.

·        Game industry experience is a plus.


If you are interested in joining our team and have the required experience, please email your resume with the salary requirement to elad@v-armed.com with the subject line Environment Artist

V-Armed Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.