Level Artist

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Art | Full-time | Allows remote

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We're currently looking for a Level Artist who can set a high bar for quality, consistency and artistic grandeur of environments/levels in all of Proletariat’s game projects. The ideal candidate is a talented 3D artist who enjoys working with a library of assets to perfect level visuals that serve the needs of gameplay, real-time performance metrics, and artistic vision. This person can create levels for a variety of gameplay, has experience creating assets in 3D pipelines, understands performance budgets for real time 3D, is a skilled communicator and loves taking ownership on projects. Applicants should submit a resume and current portfolio of work. Qualified applicants may be expected to complete a small art test.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with our Art Director, Game Designers, Software Engineers and Product Managers to design and iterate on in-game environments/levels
  • Works with Landscape/Level editing tools in UE4 (or equivalent) and other 3D authoring software to create game environments and environment assets from rough draft through production quality
  • Works with performance visualizers to ensure the level stays within acceptable performance ranges during the creation process.
  • Work with Project Management to maintain clear and consistent goals
  • Work in an organized manner. Can follow data structure and provide feedback.
  • Generates and meets time estimates

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience creating and delivering high quality levels and environment for games
  • Experience creating beautiful environmental assets within performance budgets using a variety of tools including; Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter and UE4 (or equivalent)
  • Experience creating assets in both realistic PBR and more stylized material pipelines
  • Understanding of traditional art principles including composition, design, shape language, and color theory
  • Experience working with game/level design constraints
  • Experience working in an iterative, agile environment
  • Excited to improve visual skills, learn new techniques and applicable technology.
  • Self-directed, receptive to critique and feedback
  • Enjoys playing a wide variety of games

Bonus:

  • Non-game 3D asset creation experience
  • Experience designing open world environments
  • Deep experience with Unreal tools (blueprints, shaders/materials, cascade etc.)
  • Illustration/Concept Design experience