We are looking for an experienced environment artist to help build an incredible world for our players to become immersed in. You will be joining our newly formed team in Malmö to work on a new Avalanche IP.
As an Environment Artist you will work in collaboration with world designers to create man made structures and environmental props supporting mission game play and world building. We expect you to take your assets all the way from conceptual mockups to modeling and texturing to final placement in the environment. You will also be responsible for the final functionality of your assets, such as setup of destruction and environment animations.
- 3 + years experience working on published PC and console titles
- Experience creating environment art assets for open world or level based games
- Excellent modeling and texturing skills. Maya and Photoshop are preferred
- Strong documented artistic skills
- A great sense of technical excellence, functionality and problem-solving
- Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
- Passion for playing and making games
Desired additional qualifications
- Ability to communicate an artistic vision
- Creation of vegetation and natural assets
- Experience with level design and game mechanics
- Ability to communicate ideas with 2D art and rapid 3D placeholders
We can offer you a varied job where you work closely with a fun and experienced team with extremely competent people in a highly specialized and unique development environment. Since Avalanche Studios is Sweden’s biggest independent studio you will have unique possibilities to have a big influence on today’s and tomorrow’s game development.
To apply for this position please register below with a detailed resume, link to a portfolio and cover letter. A portfolio is required demonstrating all aspects of your skills. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in Malmö.
At Avalanche Studios, we believe in worlds without limits, and we are committed to develop a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to hire great talent from a variety of backgrounds. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage and craftsmanship.
Our studio in Malmö, Sweden is the company’s third location since it was founded in Stockholm in 2003, and expanded to New York City in 2011.The Malmö studio will focus on development of current and future Avalanche Studios IPs, relatively small and flexible projects which rest on a solid foundation of AAA production values and award-winning proprietary technology. Malmö was chosen because of its unique location, rich culture and - above all - thriving game development community. With our creative independence, a decade and a half of experience and strong portfolio of games, Avalanche Studios will fill a unique position in the city.
Avalanche Studios is one of the game industry’s leading independent developers. Renowned for triple-A blockbuster hits like Just Cause, Mad Max and the upcoming Rage 2, Avalanche Studios has in the last decade expanded its business to develop and release its own IPs. With theHunter, theHunter: Call of the Wild and Generation Zero, Avalanche Studios is firmly established as one of the leading Games As A Service developers. The world-leading open world engine Apex 2.0 underpins these titles, made for PC and consoles and developed in Stockholm, New York and Malmö.