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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Netherrealm Studios seeks a World Artist

Netherrealm Studios, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks a World Artist who will be responsible for creating environmental assets of the highest quality. This person will work closely with the Lead World Artist, along with the Director of Art and the Art Director to ensure aesthetics quality is kept at the highest-bar bar across the arenas. This person will be well versed in the game engine and art tools.

  • Using industry standard 3D packages (Maya, Max, Zbrush, Mudbox) as well as proprietary Engine tools, create highly-original, next-gen game art including architecture, organic, props.
  • Ability to translate concept and reference artwork into 3D game assets, efficiently and within game engine specifications.
  • To ensure that the high-quality bar established in the art direction is maintained.
  • To report regularly to the Sr. World Artist and Lead World Artist with progress.
  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3+ years experience in the industry.
  • At least 1 published games, preferably 360 or PS3.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine a plus.
  • At least 3+ years experience with Photoshop.
  • At least 3+ years experience with industry standard 3-D package (Maya preferred).
  • Strong high resolution/low resolution modeling and texturing skills for normal map creation.
  • Solid understanding of shaders and material expressions.
  • Solid experience and understanding of art pipelines on Xbox 360 and/or PS3, and an interest in finding ways to evolve and improve the environmental art creation pipeline.
  • Ability to adapt to new technology.
  • Solid organization skills with adherence to file structures, naming conventions and other established protocols.
  • Solid understanding of architecture.
  • Excellent ability to self-manage and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work well within a team. Willingness to provide and accept direction, and the ability to embrace change. Ability to collaborate productively with others.
  • Must be able to buy into the established art vision of the game and ensure this is delivered in its entirety at the end of the project.
  • Must have an active, passionate interest in current video games to help drive the game to the next level.
  • Portfolio/website demonstrating your art skills, design sensibilities, and attention to detail.
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Also listed on their website is a current opportunity for a  
Senior Artist, Characters position

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