Full Time Job

Lead Ldd Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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

Today, we are growing the team that is forging the first adventures in LEGO Fortnite, blending the engaging and welcoming Fortnite universe with the creativity and playfulness of LEGO. Epic Games is searching for a highly talented and creative Lead LDD Artist to join our team in building some of the best-looking environments and props for LEGO Fortnite. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them a strong understanding of form, function, and detail, the skill to interpret concept art, plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 5. 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 using LDD (Lego Digital Designer) software
• Creatively model from rudimentary or unfinished concepts, showing an understanding of the goals of the design, to final, production-ready models
• Create solid, high-fidelity textures of any given surface
• Create shaders for environment assets, volumetrics, decals, ambient effects, etc.

What we're looking for
• Highly skilled in relevant software, 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance, etc.
• Passionate about LEGO and experience using LDD (Lego Digital Designer), or equivalent
• Solid communicator with the ability to work between disciplines
• A desire to work with complex and high-detail models
• Great texturing skills and experience with PBR & materials
• Ability to take 2D concept art to 3D gameplay completion
• Ability to provide feedback to outsourcers
• Complex, technical shader knowledge and background are a plus

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkx58p-3-92-91-54-42 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.