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Sr. Environment Artist job

Posted: May 04, 2006
subject: Sr. Environment Artist , Cranky Pants Games

Cranky Pants Games is looking for Sr. Environment Artist
duration - Full Time

Job details: Sr. Environment Artist This position requires a leader that can direct a team of level artists to
ensure that the team is moving foward efficiently and that good practices are
being followed. This person will help determine what these good practices are
and also assist the Art Lead with determining and achieving the art style of the


Creates cohesive environmental content such as architectural buildings,
signage, terrain, skies, and ecosystems and texture/normal maps and integrates
them into the game engine.
Will assist Lead Artist to lead other level artists in achieving a cohesive
look across all environments
Integrates assets into the game
Participates in visual comparison and critiques
Works within hardware limitations for project
Meets deadlines with proficiency


Art related college degree. (4 year degree recommended)
At least five years experience in a production environment, preferably in the
game industry
In-depth understanding of all implemented 2D/3D art tools and plug-ins in the
studio including Maya, Photoshop, AC|DSee, 3DMax, and Perforce.
Demonstrable experience designing, modeling, texturing, and lighting,
levels/environment using 3DStudio Max and/or Maya, and ZBrush.
Experience writing tools with Mel
Understanding of proprietary tools and material shaders (ability to write
rendering shaders a plus)
Understanding of visual effects production
Impressive portfolio: traditional art skills with good sense of design and an
amazing attention to detail; strong painting and texture skills are a must;
Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, including
ability to provide art critiques
Ability and willingness to accept and follow direction, collaborate
productively with others, and work to meet deadlines as necessary.
Location: Kirkland, WA, United States

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