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Environment Artist (Mid-Principal)

Austin, TX


Archetype Entertainment is a new game studio in Austin, Texas led by industry veterans from BioWare and other AAA studios. Archetype is a division of Wizards of the Coast (Hasbro). We are building a development team with world-class talent to create a new science fiction universe for our first multiplatform roleplaying video game.


Our goal is to create the greatest story-driven roleplaying games in the world!


At Archetype, we believe there will always be a place for story-driven roleplaying games that put the player at the center of an epic personal narrative with impactful choices. We are building games that represent the diversity of our audience. We also believe that game studios should empower top developers and challenge them with ambitious projects that are shaped by a strong, clearly communicated creative vision.

Are you an Environment Artist who has a passion for worldbuilding and science fiction? We are looking for skilled Environment Artists at mulitple levels - to join our team! In this role, you will either support the creation of environments that match the feel of our world, build defining environments or build benchmark and project defining work. This role requires strong attention to detail, an eye for beautiful layout and composition, and proven skill crafting real-time assets. You are collaborative and creative in your efforts to use tools and techniques in order to create immersive and well-crafted environments.


What You'll Do


  • Contribute to the construction of beautiful environments in our game engine or build them to match the quality bar for the project.
  • Work closely with more senior environment artists, and potentially with creative leads to define and drive the artistic vision of our game.
  • Collaborate with team members from design, narrative and engineering to deliver a great player experience.
  • Grow as an artist and push your skills to the limit as we build an entirely new universe from the ground up.


What You'll Bring


  • 4 + yrs experience in AAA high-fidelity digital game development specifically contributing to Environment Art through hard surface modeling, terrain, architecture and materials.
  • College or university degree in related field or equivalent.
  • Self-motivation, strong communication skills, and a strong desire to succeed as part of a team
  • The creative initiative and vision to apply conceptual images to craft assets of high visual quality.
  • Extensive knowledge of next-generation asset creation pipelines and tools.
  • A portfolio showcasing an outstanding eye for lighting, materials, color theory, detail, and visual hierarchy.
  • Problem-solving and prototyping ability to prove through play.
  • Unreal experience is a plus!


We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 


In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation range for this role. The range listed is just one component of Wizards of the Coast’s total compensation package for employees. Employees may also be eligible for annual and long-term incentives. In addition, Wizards of the Coast provides a variety of benefits to employees. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Product Discounts, and more.


Compensation Range

$96,500—$190,800 USD

At Wizards of the Coast everything starts with great stories, fantastic art and innovative game play. Our players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play.

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DEPARTMENTS
Design & Creative
SECTOR
Computer Games
TEAM SIZE
201-500
LOCATION
Remote
DATE POSTED
October 5, 2023

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