Senior Environment Artist

Job Title:Senior Environment Artist
Requisition ID:R000223
Job Description: RAVEN SOFTWARE, developer of numerous award-winning games, including contributions to the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise is seeking a passionate Senior Environment Artist to join our art team.

Senior Artists are responsible for setting the bar for visual and production quality while fostering a fun and productive environment for coworkers. This is an excellent opportunity to work and learn from a group of talented and proven developers who are passionate about making games.

Your Mission:

  • Craft compelling visual narratives that reinforce and enhance the game's setting, story, and gameplay elements
  • Build (set dress, edit, optimize) realistic detailed 3d environments from photo reference and concept.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with the development team.
  • Quickly learn and adapt to new tools, processes, and pipelines.
  • Assist in troubleshooting artistic and technical issues.
  • Create 3d models (structures, terrain, props) from photo reference and concept.
  • Support 3d asset outsource process (gathering reference, creating proxy 3d models)
  • Ensure that artists are striving to complete highest priority assignments.
  • Work with Production to ensure time estimates are accurate and achievable.
  • Collaborate with artists on team to ensure project goals are met.
  • Proven ability to setup and define pipelines, processes, and best practices.
  • Sets up discipline specific art training and tests for candidates being considered and artists on the team.

Player Profile:
  • Solid portfolio demonstrating focus and commitment to 3d environment creation.
  • A minimum of 5 years developing art for games
  • Friendly, helpful, and collaborative in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrated modeling skill and experience in a major 3d package.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and edit textures in Photoshop.
  • Basic understanding of lighting and shader creation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Awareness of game engine budgets, limits, and memory constraints.
  • Basic ability to communicate visually utilizing traditional media.
  • Ability to consistently resolve issues from a visual, production, and technical perspective.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a portfolio
Located in Madison, Wisconsin, RAVEN SOFTWARE offers an upscale work environment with state-of-the-art workstations, competitive compensation, a fun, collaborative environment, affordable living and an exceptional quality of life.


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