Senior Environment Artist

About the Employer

Rebellion Oxford is looking for a Senior environment artist to join our team. You will need to be passionate about creating spectacular and convincing environments for games, talented and highly-motivated, with a genuine interest in playing games.


This role is full-time. We are a licensed visa sponsor and can consider both permanent or fixed-term employment but not freelance, agencies or remote working. Check out our website for other available in-house art roles, at our Oxford, Runcorn and Warwick offices, and our employee benefits; flexible start and finish times, pension, childcare and cycle schemes, events, giveaways and more…


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Inside the Rebellion Art Team


You will have need to have outstanding industry experience modelling, texturing and ideally lighting game environments is required. Experience of a full console/PC production cycle, from beginning to end, on at least 1 published game would be preferred.

Please include a link to your portfolio of examples demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability, high-resolution modelling in Max, Maya, XNormal, Substance Designer and Substance Painter, and normal mapped game environments.


You will;

  • Create models of 3D environments, create PBR materials and textures and light environments for Rebellion games
  • Create artwork to the highest visual quality whilst working efficiently to time and memory budgets
  • Work to a functional and aesthetic brief, within technical constraints
  • Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment
  • Work effectively and prioritise own tasks

Requirements

  • Expert Modelling and UV skills with a recognised 3d package such as Maya, 3dMax or Blender.
  • To be conversant with hi-res workflow, sculpting in Zbrush or Mudbox and with normal map baking.
  • Fluent in PBR material creation pipelines with Substance Painter & Designer, Quixel and how to bring this to engine.
  • Skills in a recognised 2d package such as Photoshop.
  • Demonstrable experience of using game engines.
  • Knowledge and experience with photogrammetry pipelines would be advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience with Out-Source pipelines would be advantageous
  • Ability to translate concept and reference artwork into 3D game assets
  • Good communication skills, willingness to accept and follow direction

Benefits

  • Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
  • Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
  • Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
  • Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
  • Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
  • Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
  • Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
  • Referral Bonus: Up to £2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
  • Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
  • Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
  • Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries