Environment Terrain Artist

Art Edinburgh, Scotland


Description

Position at Rockstar North

Join our team to create next-generation worlds for exciting upcoming projects. Strong modelling and texturing skills are not enough. Candidates must be able to create immersive, living and fully-realised environments.

As an Environment Artist working at Rockstar North, you will be responsible for creating exciting and believable artwork, building and texturing environment assets for the biggest and best open world environments in the industry.

We prize an ability to demonstrate individual design skills; including concept and creation of assets that are both original and yet still keep a look and feel of their specific real-world references.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sculpting, modeling and texturing terrain for next-gen game environments.
  • Work within the map department specializing in landscape terrain art.
  • Participate in R&D of new techniques to implement into production pipeline.
  • Proactively seek feedback from Lead Artist and Creative Directors.
  • Ensuring artistic style is consistent with defined visual style for the game.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of post-secondary educational experience in 2D and 3D art production.
  • Strong 2D and 3D art skills.
  • Should be proficient at sculpting natural landscapes of varying terrain.
  • Possess a good knowledge of cutting-edge shader techniques.
  • Eagerness to learn new software tools and technologies.
  • Ability to work in a team setting, under deadlines and time constraints.
  • Expertise in 3ds Max, Photoshop and either ZBrush or Mudbox is required.
  • Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Creative nature with strong problem solving skills.
  • Game experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Must provide a portfolio through a webpage or other digital media to be considered.
  • Prior experience having shipped a game is a positive, but not a necessity.
  • Experience with World Machine or similar packages are a positive, but not a necessity.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a CV and cover-letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar North recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.