NetflixLos Angeles 90028
Full Time
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Sr Environment Artist

Netflix
Full Time Netflix, 5808 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, United States
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Overview

  • Work closely with the Art Director and Environment Lead to help define the look of our game as well as establish and document workflows and best practices.
  • Create 3D assets, materials and textures of the highest quality and maintain content throughout the entire development process.
  • Collaborate with other Environment Artists and Level Designers to craft compelling spaces and support them through all phases of development.
  • Breakdown environment tasks, create asset briefs and help support both internal and external artists.
  • Help mentor and support other artists on the team and instill best practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 or more years of professional experience in computer-generated art for games or entertainment with a minimum of 3 years as a Senior Environment Artist or Senior World Builder.
  • Shipped at least one AAA game.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A portfolio with examples of environment asset creation and/or world building.
  • Experience building environments from initial blackout to final polish/ship.
  • Ability to efficiently model, sculpt and texture both organic and hard surface assets to a high degree of quality.
  • Ability to create assets for a range of art direction styles, from photo-realistic to stylized. 
  • Expert knowledge of Maya (or similar 3D modeling software), Photoshop, Zbrush, and Substance Painter.
  • A strong understanding of world building workflows, technical constraints and asset creation using Unreal Engine (or similar game engine).
  • Experience with material creation and PBR workflows.
  • A strong understanding of scene composition, scale/proportion and lighting. 
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy collaborating with other team members and departments.
  • A strong work ethic, are self-motivated, organized and work well with deadlines.

Additional and Bonus Skills:

  • Experience procedural world building methods & techniques (PCG, Houdini or other).
  • Experience with creating real time vegetation/foliage assets using SpeedTree (or similar software).
  • Technical Art background, knowledge of advanced Unreal Engine material creation, blueprints, Python/MEL scripting and creating efficient environment/world building workflows & tools.
  • Experience lighting environments in Unreal Engine.
  • Environment concepting skills.
  • Passion for gaming.

At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personaltop of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location. 
The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $100,000-$300,000.
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