Full Time Job

Environment Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC 11-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 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

Epic Games is searching for highly talented and creative Environment Artists, ranging from entry level to experienced seniors, to join our team building some of the best-looking environments and props on various projects in development (Fortnite and various Special Projects). Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them a strong understanding of form, function, detail, the skill to interpret concept art, plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 4. Artists are required to be versatile and build ideally both organic and hard surface assets.

In This Role You Will
• Exhibit good color theory and technical expertise in architectural layout, lighting, scene composition, and environmental FX polish (bloom, color adjust, fog, etc. ...)
• Model and texture a wide variety of props/assets
• Creatively model from rudimentary or unfinished concepts, showing understanding of the goals of the design, to final , production-ready models
• Create solid, high fidelity textures of any given surface
• Be equally proficient with both hard surface and organic modeling techniques
• Create shaders for environment assets, volumetrics, decals, ambient effects, etc.
• Know when and where to cut and how to most effectively optimize meshes and materials, without compromising visual quality
• Work in the style as dictated by the project, Art Director and Art Lead

What We're Looking For
• Highly skilled in relevant software, 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance, etc
• Solid communicator with an ability to work between disciplines
• Great texturing skills and experience with PBR & materials
• Ability to take 2D concept art to completion
• Ability to create functional, articulated mechanical models and rig them
• Ability to provide feedback to outsourcers
• Complex, technical shader knowledge and background is a plus
• You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnx42o-3-92-28-52-42 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.