Lead Environment Artist - Rooster Teeth

Austin, TX
Entertainment – Content & Production
Full-time

Fullscreen’s Rooster Teeth Studio is a fast paced, rapidly growing team that creates award winning shows and feature length productions targeting gamers, anime fans and a wide range of others for both it’s own web platforms and others including YouTube, Netflix, Go90 and CrunchyRoll.  We are looking for a Lead Environment Artist who can help us build amazing environments for our upcoming games.  A strong candidate will have a proven track record of strong world building skills, excelling team-oriented work-style, and experience in game production as a senior or lead artist. This position is located in Austin, TX.  

Responsibilities

    • Work with the Art Director to ensure a consistent art vision across the game, while also maintaining clean, efficient geometry for maximum performance in the Unreal engine
    • Model, texture, and light game-ready 3D assets using provided concept art or inspirational reference material
    • Work closely with artists and designers to ensure gameplay spaces look visually interesting and are fun to playLead, mentor, and motivate the art team to maintain the highest quality art standards
    • Develop content creation guidelines for the art team and help enforce best practices
    • Work with Tech Artists on the Art tools pipeline ensuring an optimized workflow between all toolsets (Maya, Zbrush, Substance, Photoshop, Unreal, Perforce, etc)

Qualifications

    • 5+ years professional game production experience in a Senior or Lead Artist role
    • Expert knowledge of Maya, Zbrush, and Unreal for game asset creation
    • Expert knowledge of Physically Based Rendering (PBR) tools and techniques
    • Strong world building skills using a modular asset workflow
    • Strong understanding of architecture, lighting, composition and design
    • Strong portfolio demonstrating modeling, texturing, and set dressing environments for games
    • Shipped at least 1 game title, from pre-production to final release (preferably a AAA console or PC title)
    • Working knowledge of Perforce (or source control equivalent)
    • Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques
    • Positive team-oriented attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proactive and self-motivated (comfortable working without direct supervision)
    • Must have a sense of humor
    • Must be comfortable working in a small, highly collaborative team
    • Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change

Bonus Points

    • Experience working on futuristic hard surface modeling preferred

Perks + Benefits

    • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
    • 401(k) with a company match
    • Generous paid time off each year
    • Opportunity for career growth
    • Flexible dress code
    • Kitchen stocked with snacks
    • Pet Friendly

About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media, a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

Fullscreen, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability.