Environment Artist (Remote Options) – London, UK

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Environment Artist (Remote Options)

 

 

Virtex VR – London, UK

Virtex VR are looking for an creative, self-motivated Environment Artist with a sincere passion for Esports to join their art team!  Their studio is growing, so this role requires plenty of hands-on work creating, iterating, and tuning. They would love it if you thrive in an  environment where goals and constraints are mostly team driven and where change, big or small, is a critical part of the process. This is a unique opportunity for the right person to grow with the company and contribute to moulding its future!

As big fans of Esports, Virtex began to envision virtual stadiums and a 3D viewing experience a long time ago! With the Virtex Stadium application launching on PC and VR in 2021, They want to make that dream a reality by allowing Esports fans to view gameplay live in 3D, in the centre of a virtual stadium. Partnering with the wider Esports ecosystem (incl. publishers, leagues, teams), they are working towards building the virtual home of Esports.

Your role and responsibilities will include…
 

  • Modelling, texturing, and lighting game-ready 3D environments using provided concept art or inspirational reference material
  • Collaborating with a cross-functional team to solve creative and design problems in VR
  • Participating in and contributing to R&D; problem solving artistic solutions to technical problems
  • Proactively keeping Leads and Directors informed of progress and developments

The skills and experience you'll need…
 

  • 3+ years of professional development as an Environment Artist in game development
  • Expertise in Blender and Substance Painter/Substance Designer/Photoshop or equivalent
  • Proficiency with Unreal Engine, with sufficient knowledge of Blueprints and asset implementation
  • A background in shader creation and good understanding of the PBR standard
  • Comprehensive understanding of source control
  • Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques
  • A history with lighting a range of indoor and outdoor environments within Unreal Engine

Bonus points if you have…
 

  • A passion for Esports, VR and live events
  • Art Degree/ Architecture/ Interior Design background
  • Experience optimising environments and assets for VR and mobile
  • Knowledge of Houdini
  • Experience with Version Control such as PlasticSCM

Just some of the benefits of working with Virtex VR include...
 

  • The ability to work fully remotely (limited to UK and European time zones to facilitate collaboration)
  • Relocation support to UK incl. budget if you are interested in moving to London and working from the studio/office
  • Latest VR equipment for all team member.
  • Stock Options depending on your previous experience
  • Play Fund to support you exploring games and other social apps
  • Workplace pension scheme for UK residents

Virtex VR are a registered UK Visa Sponsor.

Interested? Want to know more?

Contact Liam at liam.hollinshead@aswift.com or call 01709834777

 

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