clients Avantlabs

Senior Texture Artist

Location

CET +/-3

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

N/A

Salary

N/A

Skill Set

Role

Design

Job Details

Avant Labs is looking for a Texture/Material Artist with a deep passion for games for our FPS PVP Blockchain based game, Elarium.

We are looking for a highly talented and creative individual who is able to combine the art of technology with the art of design. Someone with a winning attitude who is able to take ownership and operate autonomously, can manage complex projects, lead by example, embrace hard work and thrive in our diverse and future driven team.

As a Texture Artist you will be part of the Art department, working closely with the Art Production Leads, Senior Technical Artists, Senior and Mid. Environment/Level Artists. You will be reporting directly to the Art Production Leads on a regular basis to ensure that Art assets meet the vision of the project in focus.

Note: This is a fully remote position. In order to align with the rest of the team it is important that you operate no more than 3 hours from Central European Time (CET/CEST). We collaborate through modern tooling such as Slack, Google teams, Notion & Github in order to stay aligned during working days and towards our milestones.

Who you are

  • You are a senior Texture Artist with at least 5 years professional experience.

  • You have previous or next-gen video game platform experience.

  • You are a self-driven, responsible and detail-oriented person.

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • You have excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • You have a high level of written and spoken English.

  • You have experience working in a fully remote working environment.

  • You maintain strong knowledge of game design and art style to support optimal communication and collaboration.

  • You have the ability to adapt to new technologies.

  • You are passionate about computer games!

Qualifications & must haves

  • Experience in texturing 3D models, knowledge of modeling rigs.

  • You are proficient in UE.

  • You have the ability to consistently draw inspiration from real world references.

  • Strong anatomy knowledge for both humans and creatures and good experience sculpting organic forms.

  • You have fundamental understanding of anatomy and zoology

  • You have familiarity with geographical and botanical elements, architectural finishes, textile movement, skin and hair behavior, metallic sheens, etc.

  • You have a solid understanding of posing and anatomy in motion and an excellent artistic eye.

  • You have a solid understanding of visual language - texture, color, dimension, scale, perspective, shade, composition, depth of field, proportion, lighting, spatial awareness, etc.

  • You have knowledge of video game genres and latest trends in gaming.

  • You have knowledge of the video game development pipeline.

  • You can build physically based rendering (PBR) MDL materials from scratch, existing templates in a text editor and/ or in Substance Designer.

  • You can prepare photography in Photoshop and similar tools to be used in MDL materials, creating tileable textures.

  • You are capable of creating stylized, procedural, and photorealistic textures in several specified styles.

  • You have strong illustration, digital painting and conceptual skills.

  • You have file organization and time management skills.

  • You have good technical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot problems

  • You have the ability to work well under tight deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude

  • You have the ability to work as part of a team be resourceful and self-driven

  • You have the ability to follow supervisors guidance, ensuring models created reflect the creative vision, are accurate and effective for the production needs.

You’ll want to work with us because

We are a fully remote European team consisting of 40 experienced professionals. We are self starters and problem solvers, builders and theorists, united by the hunger to make our mark in one of the most promising developments of our time. We aim to empower each team and every individual with transparency, clear objectives, autonomy, and ownership.

Ambitious and focussed about inspiring our people to do more and go beyond the conventional, we lead with empathy and build with commitment. We are excited to build a working culture and employee experience in which everyone can come to work. A place where equity and inclusion provides everyone a safe and inspiring workspace to collaborate, belong and be themselves.

Read more about Avant Labs here!

Benefits & Perks

  • Work and connect professionally with the best people for the job throughout Europe - not just from your zip code.
  • A yearly budget for work and leisure. Pimp your home-office or get a subscription for movie evenings & chill. It’s all possible. (With extended work agreements)
  • 40.000 - 65.000 EUR annually, based on a full time employment depending on experience.

We’ll want to work with you because:

Let us know!

If you feel we should know who you are and what you can do, we are looking forward to receive from you:

A personal cover letter introducing yourself to us

  • Your detailed resume
  • A link to your ArtStation & LinkedIn profile
  • A link to your portfolio
  • Anything else you’d like us to know about you