Environment Art Supervisor – World of Warcraft

About the Employer

Team Name:

World of Warcraft

Job Title:

Environment Art Supervisor – World of Warcraft

Requisition ID:

R004222

Job Description:

The World Environment Art Supervisor will help the team create vast, expansive, and epic lands. The ideal candidate would help realize art creation from mountain ranges to forests, and other regions of Azeroth. Experience with hand painted art styles, creating terrain, foliage, and natural elements are the key areas of strength to have in this role on the World of Warcraft team. You will work closely with the Lead Environment Artist, Art Directors and other art leads to help drive the style forward.

LEADERSHIP DUTIES

  • Work to further develop and refine the zone building process
  • Create environment art (trees, ground textures, foliage, rocks, etc) and other benchmark assets
  • Be the voice of the environment art team
  • Provide guidance during creative discussions with design and art leadership
  • Make decisions that keep the production moving forward
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business needs
  • Partner with art management to ensure team is healthy and strong

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Provide direction for the environment art team. This includes painting over screen captures, manipulating 3D models and painting textures
  • Work closely with art leadership to help achieve a consistent vision
  • Explore a wide variety of ideas that push the WoW style
  • Ability to prototype and create block-out assets
  • Ability to identify, mentor and grow talent
  • Communicate with production, design, and other departments

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 5+ years of experience developing video game environment art
  • Understand real-time game development needs
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude
  • Ability to explore a wide variety of ideas that push the World of Warcraft style
  • Ability to identify, mentor and grow talent
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude

SEND US

  • Resume
  • Portfolio website

COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

Job Status: Full-Time

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.