Full Time Job

Art Lead

Epic Games

Cary, NC 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Art at Epic

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

The Art Lead will oversee content on cutting-edge photorealistic projects across industries such as film, tv, manufacturing & games. Above all this role requires an exceptional eye for visual quality and extensive experience creating photorealistic assets.

In This Role You Will
• Lead a team of artists to deliver industry-leading, real-time photoreal content
• Be responsible for the quality and timely delivery of all art, from hero assets to lighting to the final rendered frame.
• Incorporate new technologies and unreleased Unreal Engine features into the content pipeline to create visuals never seen before in real-time.
• Be on the box, leading by example.
• Think creatively in order to maintain visual excellence even when under challenging production conditions
• Help establish the aesthetic, style and tone for a project in cooperation with the stakeholders.
• Interfaces with team and production on a daily basis.

What We're Looking For
• 8+ years industry experience with a credit as a VFX Supervisor, CG Supervisor, Art Director or Art Lead on game or film projects. Film candidates should have real-time production experience.
• Exceptional eye for visual quality with the ability to communicate feedback clearly to your artists.
• Proven experience building photorealistic images and content.
• Solid understanding of real-time technologies (lighting systems, rendering pipelines, PBR materials) and the ability to pick up new features quickly.
• Strong understanding of color, light and shadow. Understand what it takes to build a beautiful and realistic frame.
• User-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Nice To Have Skills
• Production experience in Unreal Engine

This position is open in multiple locations across North America including: Cary, Seattle, Austin, San Francisco, Toronto.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw92k2-34-207-247-69-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.