Senior Environment Artist

Manticore Games is the developer of Core, a platform and community that is redefining how virtual worlds and games are created, published, and played. Core’s mission is to empower and discover a whole new generation of creators.

We are seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced Prop Artist to help us bring our 3d environments to life with beautiful stylized assets, materials, and flexible modular tile sets, that will unlock the creativity of our creators to build the most amazing worlds and games.

This is a full-time onsite position in San Mateo, CA. *Due to COVID-19, all Manticore employees are currently working from home.

Responsibilities

  • Create both high resolution models and final low polygon game assets
  • Leverage next-gen PBR material pipelines for use in game engine
  • Iterate on game assets with production artists via prototyping and group critiques

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in game development as an artist specializing in AAA modeling using Maya or 3DS Max, Photoshop, Zbrush
  • Exceptional understanding of next generation asset creation pipelines and tools
  • Demonstrate proficiency in traditional hard-surface poly modeling techniques
  • Strong low poly modeling and deep understanding of optimized UVs creation
  • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling
  • Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating texture maps
  • Self-motivation, excellent communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Able to work creatively as part of a large or small group
  • Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers

Pluses

  • Experience in creating stylized visual designs
  • Experience working with Substance Painter and Designer
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4
  • Skill in one or more related disciplines – illustration, animation, visual effects, or technical art
  • Have shipped an AAA PC or console title as a prop or an environment artist

Submission/Portfolio Requirements

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio 
  • Must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so

Manticore Games provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Manticore Games provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.