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Senior Environment Artist job

Posted: August 27, 2009
YAGER is looking for Senior Environment Artist (f/m)

Starting Date: asap

Job details: YAGER is an independent developer of computer and video games based in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1999 by five dedicated developers and artists, our focus is the creation of vivid and meaningful AAA gaming experiences. Today, a team of 80 plus developers is busy at work bringing YAGER’s vision of gaming to life.

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Position Summary:
Environment Artists work with level designers to build game spaces from initial concept phase to the final polished, playable stage. The environment artist’s primary duties, under the direction of the art director and lead artist, are in 3D modeling, texturing, and lighting. The artist is expected to collaborate with technical artists and production to assure that spaces are, as well as beautiful, technically feasible within reasonable timeframes.

Requirements: Responsibilities:
•Modeling terrain geometry and level objects and props
•UV mapping
•Generating materials (using normal maps diffuse maps, specular maps etc)
•Collaborating with the level design to create levels which balance aesthetics with playability and technical feasibility.

•3+ years of experience in game development
•A gifted eye for helping to develop and work within an appropriate artistic style, and to execute according to the overall Art Direction and project goals
•Experience with Unreal 2.5 or 3 tools and workflows
•Fluency in 3DSMax and Photoshop
•Fluent knowledge of composition and balance
•Solid placement skills specifically with modular asset building sets
•Passionate interest in action games
•Ability and desire to collaborate with designers and other artists to create finished game spaces that serve the needs of both disciplines
•Ability to learn new tools and processes, as well as to suggest improvements in order to streamline production
•Must have the ability to meet strict production deadlines
•Current on industry trends in next-generation content creation techniques.
•Strong communication and organizational skills

Desirable skills:
•Thorough understanding of shading models both real time, and non real-time a plus.
•Experience in ZBrush or Mudbox a plus
•Strong understanding of architecture
•Traditional sculpting background
•Experience working in Sub-D, Nurbs, or other high-end modeling formats

Before applying please read \"How to apply\" on our webpage!

Location: BERLIN
Europe’s hottest up and coming city is home to almost four million people, from all corners of the globe. It’s huge arts and music scene is a draw to many artists and media types who have established themselves here in recent years. This high density of young creative people also fuels Berlin’s impressive and varied nightlife. You can also find every conceivable type of cuisine in the hundreds of packed cafes and restaurants. The city has a comprehensive tram and underground network not to mention its large parks and lakes. It is known for being a very family-friendly place to live. Last but not least, Berlin’s central location in Europe makes it an ideal jump point for exploring the continent: Copenhagen, Zurich, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna, Warsaw and Milan and London are all within an hour’s flight of Berlin’s airports which are served by numerous low-cost airlines.

In short: Berlin is an all-round great place to live, for all age groups and types of people providing everything needed for living and life style.

Contact info:
email - jobs@yager.de
address - Pfuelstraße 5, 10997 Berlin, Germany
web site - http://www.yager.de/
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