Environment Artist (1 Year Contract)

New York
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Avalanche Studios is a leading independent, privately held studio with offices in Stockholm and New York. The studio is the original creator of the award-winning “Just Cause” series and is currently developing well-known AAA licenses and original IPs with the world’s largest and most influential publishers.

The Position

The Environment Artist (1 Year Contract) will assist the Outsourcing Art Manager and Art team integrate all assets into our game and in addition will require a good "artistic eye" to also help contribute to the overall final look and polish.  We are looking for someone that can come in and instantly make the right impact to help alleviate all the integration needed and work with efficiency, but also have the artistic ability and vision for the final art. 

Required Qualifications

  • Maya 2012, ZBrush, Photoshop, Excel (or Google Spreadsheets)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Passion for playing and making games
  • Learning the editor for a proprietary video game engine
  • Integrating and testing art assets in the game engine
  • Problem-solving and bug-fixing abilities for asset integration
  • Writing documentation (mildly technical)
  • Experience working on console games
Desired Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of any of the following -- Python, general scripting, Perforce (or equivalent source control software), writing documentation, sewing buttons onto peoples' clothes when they aren't looking
  • CrazyBump, XNormal
  • Experience from working on an open world game or equal
  • Good modelling and texturing skills

 

To apply for this position please register below with a detailed resume and cover letter. An Art test will be required.  Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. This position is onsite at our NY Studio for 1 Year. This is a temporary role. 

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