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Company Name:
KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Contract
Platform
PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Associate Degree

Contract Environment Artist

KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Contract Environment Artist to work on an exciting new family-focused AAA MMO video game. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 40 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.

Responsibilities

  • Candidate will work with art and design to craft and maintain the project's art style and manage environment creation
  • Relate game’s art vision to developers and artists
  • Approach all areas of environment art creation systematically: render and collision geometry, texture and lighting

Requirements

  • Two year Art Degree
  • Experience in environment art creation on a project with a team size of 20+ (programmers, artists, animators, designers, testers)
  • 2-5+ years experience, some game industry experience is preferred
  • Extremely strong documentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience communicating well with team disciplines and working within existing project constraints (time, scope, technical)
  • Proficient in 3D Studio Max

Preferences

  • Strong familiarity with Massively-Multiplayer Online products and online games job experience
  • FX experience
  • Candidate has shipped at least one critically and commercially successful PC and/or console game title
  • Experience with Gamebryo game engine

Considerations

  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Pay rate will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle Entertainment
  • Only applicants currently local to Austin Texas will be considered
  • Qualified candidates may apply by emailing your resume to hr@kingsisle.com and please include “Contract Environment Artist” in the email subject heading.