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Senior Environment Artist

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Ubisoft is composed of over 17,000 talented people located in 40+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin’s Creed®, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy’s The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.

To continue building on its achievements for the future, Ubisoft is looking for new talent for its growing studio in San Francisco.

 

Job Description

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted? Join us and create the unknown.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Level architect in charge of full maps creation on a AAA multiplayer game
Participate in research, asset listing preparation and content organization with the Lead Environment Artist
Create props, buildings, and organic elements (including materials and textures) in accordance with the artistic direction, production deadlines and technical specifications
Make sure all created elements are fully functional in engine and match quality expectations
Use all those elements to build beautiful, lively and credible maps in close collaboration with a level designer to match multiplayer requirements
Mentor and train junior artists
Qualifications

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

College Diploma/Degree in graphic design, 3D, video game development or equivalent training
5 years’ games industry experience with industry 3D packages
Experience working on published AAA games
Showing proactivity and interacting with other colleges and departments to solve problems and improve workflow/pipelines
Good organization and strong time management
Excellent English communication (spoken and written)
Coaching/mentoring
Great understanding of architecture and composition
Self-motivated and agile
Familiarity with game development cycle
Strong portfolio showing 3D art skills and demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity
Technical Skills
Strong knowledge of real-time modeling techniques
High & low resolution modeling, baking
PBR pipeline
Shaders
Normals
3DSMax and/or Maya
Strong knowledge of Substance (designer & painter), familiarity with nodal based systems
Good knowledge of Zbrush
Shader creation knowledge is a plus
WHAT YOU’LL GET

Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
401k match
Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
Fitness, physical, and esports challenge reimbursements
Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
Paid parental leave
Paid time off to volunteer
Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
Sabbatical leave available after five years of employment
Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

Additional Information

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status and will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.