We are looking for a Hard Surface Modeler to join our Cloud Chamber Environment team and deliver high-quality AAA visuals. Reporting to the Lead Modeler, the Modeler will collaborate with other team members, Leads and Directors to create very high-quality assets, materials, and environments. In this role, you will contribute to carrying forward the artistic vision and use all your expertise to establish the visual bar for the game’s decor for the next instalment of the BioShock franchise.
Collaborate closely with the Art Leads, Environment Artists and other Modelers to create highly detailed and visually compelling hard-surface assets, including vehicles, weapons, props, as well as architectural & environmental elements.
Create visually appealing, hard-surface 3D models based on concept art and/or photo reference while extracting the brightest details and exaggerating those to a point of caricature.
Communicate effectively with team members to ensure consistency and compliance for rigging and animation.
Create exemplary benchmark weapons models and textures.
Highly contribute to the establishment of the weapon modeling/texturing creation pipeline and look development.
Works closely with Art leads to ensure that environments and assets match the quality bar and vision for the game’s direction.
Receive and apply feedback effectively while maintaining a positive attitude.
Skills, Experience et Qualifications:
3+ years of experience creating high-quality 3D weapons, props, architecture and environments. for AAA games and at least 1 shipped title.
Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and/or 5 is highly desired.
Foundation in traditional art with ability to concept ideas.
Strong understanding of how objects and architecture are built in the real world.
Highly proficient in 3ds Max, Maya, Blender and Photoshop.
Proficient in Z-Brush and Substance Painter.
Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction.
Highly skilled in hard surface modeling.
Interest and dedication to advancing your craft, and eagerness to learn new techniques and software.
Strong aesthetic appreciation for composition, proportion, mass, volume, light, lighting and color.
We are Cloud Chamber: a collaborative team of inspired minds who create games together. We strive to make unique, entertaining, and thoughtful game experiences that engage the world.
We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking. Our focus on open communication and overall well-being allows each of us to strive for excellence in our work, and happiness in our lives.
We’re currently making the next BioShock. Our love for this iconic franchise is what brought us together. The thrill and responsibility of creating the next iteration of such a beloved game is what keeps us going.
If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us we’d love to meet you. Join us in creating worlds that move people.
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