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Paradox Interactive

3D Prop Artist

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Paradox Interactive
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Barcelona

Do you want to be a part of building our new studio and great grand strategy games in Barcelona? Paradox Tinto is now looking for a talented 3D generalist to join our growing art team, to craft world-class props for Europa Universalis.

Responsibilities

  • Modelling, texturing, and animating a variety of hard-surface assets (such as buildings, vehicles, and weapons) for grand strategy games.
  • Working closely with other artists, designers, and programmers to achieve the best quality possible.
  • Collaborating with external development partners (writing briefs, feedback, and implementing outsourced assets into the game).

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of industry standard tools, such as Maya, Zbrush, and Substance Painter.
  • Experience with procedural modelling in software like Houdini
  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimization and implementation.
  • An interest and understanding of world culture and history.

Language requirements

  • We are an international team, and so you must be able to give and receive feedback in fluent English.

On a personal level, our ideal candidate is passionate about our games and good at solving problems and able to work independently. You are humble and take on small tasks with the same vigor as you do the big, juicy tasks. You have an ability to adapt to and follow and help develop a variety of artistic styles, as well as an ability to estimate your tasks and collaborate with technical and non-technical colleagues. You are articulate in contextualizing decisions, communicating ideas and giving feedback and you have an ability to adapt your work tempo, scaling quality towards available time.

As part of the recruitment process, you may be asked to perform a test.

The Studio:

The new Paradox Barcelona studio is the latest addition to the Paradox studio family. Founded in 2020, Paradox Tinto is established by a small and dedicated team of industry veterans led by Johan Andersson. Building on our experience from Paradox Development Studio, this new team will create awesome grand strategy games and take on the role as the custodian and developer of the Europa Universalis brand, the game that started it all twenty years ago.

The Team:

At Paradox Tinto we work in a small, gameplay focused team, where everyone is part of crafting the player experience and has an input on the design of the game. We believe that game development should be fun and strive for a relaxed, stress-free atmosphere. Being a small studio built from the ground up, we expect everyone to contribute to the development of the studio and its culture.

The Location:

Our office is located in a Mediterranean coastal city called Sitges, Barcelona.

Sitges is barely 20 min away from El Prat, Barcelona’s International Airport, and not only offers 17 different beaches around its own coastline (β€œCosta del Garraf”), but also offers an average of 300 days of sun a year. This warm and sunny weather is perfect to enjoy outdoor sports and leisure activities with your family and friends around the area; while mountain lovers still have a wide range of all-year round mountain activities in the Pyrenees, only 2h drive.

In addition, this historical town will captivate you with its cultural events, Mediterranean food and its excellent Spanish wine of course!

Practical information

Scope: Fulltime and permanent

Location: Sitges, Barcelona, Spain. Although remote working might be allowed until COVID-19 pandemic situation improves and it is safe for all our employees.

Reports to: Head of Operations

Some of our benefits include: Flexible hours, 25 day holidays and game access

If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.