Senior Hard Surface Artist
- Art Department
- Miami, FL
- Remote friendly
2022-04-06 16:25:21 UTC
AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.
In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.
We are looking for an experienced Hard Surface Artist to join our art team. This is a unique opportunity to work on our next historical tent pole feature. As part of a focused project team, you will bring your creativity and passion to your work and work collaboratively with Designers, Programmers and other Artists to craft and implement vehicles, weapons and other hard surface objects.
As a Senior Hard-Surface specialist, working within the Environment art team, you will have a proven track record producing vehicles and weapons for AAA titles. You will be responsible for the creation of a wide range of hard surface assets. Communication and collaboration are critical to the success of this role. You will be a proactive team player, working closely with cross-discipline teams to create high fidelity, believable, content.
On a day-to-day basis, you will:
Produce High quality assets
Work in collaboration with other artists and designers on the unit roster
Interact and collaborate with team members from different departments design, art, programming, etc.)
Mentor and guide the team in best hard surface practices and workflow
Provide workflow improvement suggestions to improve productivity
Ability to adapt, and follow, a variety of artistic styles
This role would suit an experienced Senior looking to progress to Principal level.
Exceptional Artistic ability to create high quality assets
Understanding of contemporary workflows and processes
Expert knowledge of Blender, 3ds Max or Maya
A practical, working knowledge of Substance Painter or Designer
Experience of one or more full game development cycles
Experience with Unreal Engine 4
Willingness to learn new tools and pipelines
Ability to communicate and present ideas effectively
A team player with ability to take and give constructive feedback
Bonus, but not required:
Experience with photogrammetry process and workflow
Proficiency with off-line and real-time rendering packages
Knowledge of ZBrush
AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.