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At nWay, we’re passionate about games and we’re always looking for talented individuals who share that same drive. Our studio is located in downtown San Francisco and we’re conveniently located near BART and Muni.

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Environment Artist

San Francisco, CA

Job Description

nWay is currently looking for an Environment Artist to create and implement fighting stage environments on a mobile pvp action game. This candidate is not only talented in asset creation, but also in visual storytelling to create a narrative through the stage design. The Environment Artist works closely with design, character, concept, VFX, and engineering disciplines to create visually rich, compelling and optimized backdrops for fighting action. This position requires a strong collaborative spirit, able to inspire the team through ideas and execution.

 

Responsibilities

  • Model/Sculpt organic and hard surface props. (High poly sculpts and low resolution game ready assets)
  • Produce high quality textures and shaders with a solid understanding of PBR workflows.
  • Lighting scenes with a good understanding of mood and atmosphere.
  • Work closely with designers to create worlds that improve the player’s experience.
  • Work closely with Art Producer and Outsource teams to implement large bulk of assets in engine
  • Optimize Environments to balance performance with the best visual quality.
  • Research and develop new industry techniques and to advance the environment art pipeline.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience working on a shipped mobile or console game.
  • Experience building and implementing environments in Unity
  • Fluent knowledge of industry software (Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance Painter …)
  • Ability to setup and define pipelines, processes, and best practices
  • Awareness of game engine budgets, limits, and memory constraints for runtime optimization

 

Pluses

  • Up to date on the latest mobile gaming trends
  • Passion for making and playing competitive pvp games, extra points for fighting games!
  • Experience supporting a live game on iOS and Android

 

Why you want to work here

At nWay, we’re passionate about games and we’re always looking for talented individuals who share that same drive. We’re a small startup defined by a very collaborative, lean and laid back culture where everyone just wants to get things done. our office is located in the heart of San Francisco and we’re conveniently located near BART, Muni and Caltrain. We also offer medical, dental, vision, long term disability, life insurances, FSA, HSA, and Commute options, and a snack room!

Contact us at hr@nway.com

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