Experienced Prop Artist

Vacancy available in Larian Studios

The team that created Divinity: Original Sin 2, PC Gamer’s Game of the Year 2017 and Metacritic’s top-rated PC game of 2017 is working on new projects and looking for new talents. We want to find passionate, skillful people to join us on our next adventure.

Steam Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/435150/
 

Responsibilities:

  • Create in-game assets while following guidelines, with or without concept art. (Assets include: trees, rocks, vegetation, props, furniture, houses, castles, weapons, and much more)

  • Create and bake high poly models using 3ds Max/ZBrush, and texture them in Substance Painter (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs). Can be both organic and hard surfaces.

  • Work together with the other departments to supply the designers’ needs, as well as streamlining the tools and processes.

 

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years’ experience as an Environment Artist in the video game industry.

  • A strong interest in medieval/fantasy/steampunk characters and environments.

  • Excellent feeling for shape, colour, lighting and composition. Both at object level and at scene level.

  • Expertise in creating modular set pieces like walls, stairs, houses, etc.

  • Expertise in creating shaders to make interesting-looking materials.

  • Ability to produce interesting-looking assets within different styles, depending on the project, even when there is no concept art available.

  • Ability to setup and animate simple assets (doors opening, machines parts moving, etc.).

  • Has good communication skills, is able to work in a team and can take creative input from the Art Director.

  • Experience with working in game engines like Unreal/Unity.

  • Proficient written English.

 

Bonus:

  • Skilled at concept drawing.

  • Has experience in architecture or design.

  • Have released games in your portfolio.

  • Has participated in art competitions.

  • Has articles in CG magazines.

 

We offer​:

  • Competitive salary proposal.

  • Relocation package to Saint Petersburg.

  • Additional medical insurance.

  • Employment in accordance with the Labor Code of the Russian Federation.

  • Comfortable office in the center of Saint Petersburg.

  • Work within an international Larian Studios team, spread between Belgium, Canada, Ireland, and Russia.

 

How to Apply:

Apply by email to jobs_spb@larian.com with “Environment Artist” in the subject line.

Submit a CV with a motivational letter in English about yourself, your work, your gaming experience and why you want to work at Larian.
Please provide examples of your past work.

English is a working language in our company, so be ready to be interviewed in English.
 

Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/showreel (or link to a portfolio/showreel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered.
Be ready to complete a test task if required.