Climax is one of the leading creative lights of independent games development with an outstanding line of top published titles. It truly is an exciting and inspiring place to work in the heart of Gunwharf Quays, at our harbour side studio in Portsmouth, England.
We are looking for an experienced and multi-talented, experienced Environment Artist with the ability to conceive, create and contribute to the team creating innovative experiences via artistic visuals. Proven experience in generating a diverse range of styles, technical expertise with current gen’ technology and / or illustration skills are certainly of benefit.
Take ownership of an entire level and see it through from conception to a high quality, Beta finish
Help concept and visualise environments via 2D and or 3D means
To help conceive and effectively demonstrate creative and stylised artworks
Critique and iterate in a group
Follow and recreate established art styles
Create optimized props and LOD's to aid performance
Reliably demonstrate an aptitude for the platform technology, asset discipline and pipeline processes
A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in a similiar role
Some experience creating realistic style props and environments
Creative and self motivated
Strong and versatile modelling skills
Experience using Maya
Extensive experience using Unreal 4 / 5
Experience using Substance
Experience using ZBrush Extremely quality oriented
Some experience setting up LOD's
Strong verbal, written and visual communication skills
An artistic education to at least graduate level
Strong folio including examples of realistic modelling and environment
Technical Prowess with real-time shader creation
Good Environment lighting skills
A keen eye for scene composition
Experience using Unity
Successfully worked with iterative development and rapid game play prototyping
Console development experience
Illustrative / concept skills
Regular social events
Cycle To Work Scheme
Fresh fruit and snacks
A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
Ongoing training and development, with career progression
Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops
Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
Group Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Private Dental Insurance
Group Income Protection
Company Pension Scheme
Cycle To Work Scheme
Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and soem great charity fundraising events.