Saturday, September 25, 2010

JOB ALERT: 3D Artist – gazillion entertainment

Location: NetDevil-Louisville / Denver, CO
Taleo Req Number: 365

3D Artist
NetDevil is at the forefront of game innovation and has grown to over 100 people in it's 12 year history.

From the space combat MMOG, Jumpgate Evolution, to the highly anticipated LEGO Universe MMOG; our company’s passion for launching to new heights of creativity can be experienced in everything we do.

Denver, Colorado provides an incredible variety of year round recreation and entertainment within easy reach of our studio. Skiing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and many other activities are all available at a cost of living that is a fraction of either coast. It’s no wonder Louisville, Colorado was voted the #1 place to live in 2009 by MONEY Magazine.

If you want to join a fun environment where we play as hard as we work and think you have what it takes to be a part of one of the most innovative MMO development studios in the world; come be a part of NetDevil.

This position will be responsible for producing Pre-Rendered content for video games, focusing on the creation of CG quality materials, shaders and lighting.

Essential Functions
  • Responsible for producing CG quality materials, shaders and lighting for Pre-Rendered video games
  • Responsible producing triple A quality models, high poly sculpts and textures for Pre-Rendered video games
  • Must be an active participant in regular team meetings discussing Art related issues to productivity, process, work flow and quality
  • Must be an effective listener, able to resolve problems, empathic and decisive
  • Must take advantage of new technology features
  • Must participate in game play test sessions
  • Position reports to Art Director

  • Must have exceedingly strong skills in the creation of CG quality materials and shaders
  • Must have strong modeling, high poly sculpting and texture skills.
  • Must have a strong interest in the creation of high-res pre-rendered visuals
  • Must have a critical eye and be able to flourish in and adapt to the visual intent of the project
  • Must be able to receive constructive criticism and react, producing iterations as needed
  • Proven Oral & Written Communications Skills
  • Proven Organizational and Analytical skills
Superior Knowledge:
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Mental Ray Materials and Renderer
  • Photoshop
Functional Knowledge:
  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Perforce
Knowledge of these programs a plus:
  • Maya
  • Flash
  • MS Office
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must have strong understanding of video game development and implementation
  • Must have an art degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of Massively Multiplayer Games
  • Must have strong people skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to Denver, CO area for full-time employment