Lead Hard Surface Artist

New Westminster, BC, Canada

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the 3D art team is working efficiently and delivering what is expected.
  • Building great relationships and collaborating with other departments.
  • Establishing and maintaining high standards for artwork whilst seeking ways to push the quality bar.
  • Outsource partner relationship management.
  • Model and texture high quality, high and low poly hard surface 3D content.
  • Provide reviews to the Producer on the progress of the work carried out by the team.
  • Oversee the correction of the team’s bugs.
  • Managing visual quality of final assets in-engine and ensuring they are game ready.
  • Material and asset tweaks based on final review.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • 5+ years experience leading 3D art teams in a game related environment.
  • Solid knowledge of low-poly modelling and UV mapping  – in 3DS Max or equivalent software.
  • Excellent texturing skills in Substance Painter and/or Photoshop in a PBR workflow.
  • Able to create and modify workflow and pipelines according to professional best practices.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, with demonstrable experience making critical identification of key strengths to leverage, for achieving a high quality product.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and immature technology.
  • Experience with PC FPS multiplayer games.
  • End to end Unreal Engine experience, 1 or more shipped titles desirable.
  • Able to adopt and champion the studio’s values and initiatives.
  • Demonstrable experience and desire to plot a coherent vision for their own career trajectory and objectives, and able to inspire this vision in their team.
  • Technical familiarity – able to converse comfortably on hardware capabilities, shader authoring and rendering paradigms.
  • Strong mentoring skills to enable the growth of young up and coming art talent.
  • A champion eager to celebrate and share the achievements of their team and the studio.
  • Self-motivated problem solver and solution-finder that removes roadblocks for their team.
  • Participate in the process of recruiting top talent for careers at Offworld Industries.
  • Roll-up the sleeves mentality with the ability to work on the small day-to-day details of game production to the big-picture and long-term goals and deadlines in the same day.
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with immediate team and studio partners to influence the successful completion of the project.
  • Effective communication skills across all levels and organizations.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.

 

You'd fit right in?

Great, we'd love to hear from you! Please apply with CV and your portfolio where applicable and tell us why exactly you'd be the perfect fit for our team!

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