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Prop Artist

Ready At Dawn is looking for a Prop Artist to join us in creating high profile original titles for both the VR and AAA console spaces. Working together in close collaboration with design, art, rigging, and animation departments, the Prop Artist is responsible for the production of stunning 3d assets, ranging from storytelling and world building set pieces, to highly detailed interactive vehicles and weapons. As rapid prototyping of block-out models, with extensive in-game setup and testing, is a very important part of the role, a passion for making game content that is as fun and satisfying to play as it is compelling to look at is absolutely essential.

A successful candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of technical hard surface modeling, organic form sculpting, and a familiarity with and ability to work in a wide range of artistic styles. A high attention to detail and strong technical and artistic problem solving abilities are equally important for the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Create highly iterative model block-outs, in close collaboration with concept, design, and animation
  • Create highly polished game assets with compelling gameplay and animation behaviors
  • Help establish and maintain both aesthetic quality and technical performance standards for props (poly count, texture memory, LOD)
  • Collaborate with tools and engine teams to continually improve upon our custom workflows and technology for model and game asset creation
  • Help research new art production techniques and standards

Requirements:

  • Strong eye for visual and technical quality
  • Excellent communication and collaborative problem solving skills
  • Technical understanding of optimal topology for rigging and deformations, efficient UV layouts, texel density standardization, and LOD creation
  • Experience with a variety of texturing and surfacing packages
  • Experience with real-time physics setup, with collision and constraint authoring, is also a plus

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