Environment Artist

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August 20, 2021
Full Time

Funovus (formerly Crunchy Studios) is looking for a full-time Environment Artist to join our team in California (Remote OK).

To apply for this position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Passion for games
  • Experience of end-to-end game development
  • Experience of environment lighting and architecture
  • Ability to prototype and create block-out assets, and craft production level stylized game environment arts
  • Ability to create beautiful hand painting or PBR stylized textures
  • Ability to create environment and world concept arts independently
  • Ability to explore a wide variety of ideas with stylized art
  • Software experience such as Maya, Blender, Zbrush, substance, Unity/ Unreal etc
  • Deep understanding of real-time stylized game development needs
  • Understanding the ongoing trend of video game art
  • Experience teaching Art a bonus (Rigging, game VFX, Shader)

Job Duties

  • Work with designers to build worlds from initial concept to complete, polished forms
  • Know high-poly to game-res meshes, Shader manipulation, Modular construction and assembly techniques, Knowledge of baked and dynamic lighting models, Post Effects, etc.
  • Oversee the quality of the work art team delivers, and set the bar for excellence
  • Help build up an efficient art team, set a clear vision, provide consistent feedback
  • Conceptualize, present, and execute ideas within a schedule, while actively participating in technical and artistic problem solving
  • Help concept the world and different themes of the outdoor environments
  • Create living places of interest that are both exceptional artistically and fitting in the game setting
  • Provide guidance during creative discussions
  • Outsource work management, planning, tracking, and making sure all work are delivered on time

How to apply:

Please use this form to provide your resume, a link to your portfolio, and a brief description about why you’re interested in working with us.

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About Funovus

We believe games should be created by passionate gamers, regardless of programming skills or artistic ability. With our editor, anyone can create high-quality games without coding or drawing. For a taste of how moddable our engine is, here are 9 totally different games made in a couple of weeks:

About Wild Sky

Wild Sky is a next generation Tower Defense game developed using our editor that received Editor's Choice award on Google Play. In the game, players explore a world of shattered floating islands and defend its inhabitants from a variety of threats ranging from measly Goblins to daunting Dragons. The same tools are available to our creators now at crunchy.studio.

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