Cloud Imperium is looking for a props artist.

Cloud Imperium is the ground-breaking development team behind the highly anticipated space sim Star Citizen. We continue to set higher standards of quality and push the boundaries on what is possible in a modern game engine. We are a group of talented developers in a fast-paced environment and encourage ownership and thinking on your feet. Join our team of star-performers in pushing the envelope on in game visuals.

Foundry 42 is looking for Prop Artists with experience creating high quality game assets. Joining the prop team responsible for working closely with our concept, environment and ship teams to create all the objects that bring our environments and ships to life.

The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of game art creation and should strive to push the boundaries of next gen art. They should be organised, adaptable and understand technical limitations and budgets.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality props, working with and without concept art
  • Create props that complement the environments and help to tell the story of the Star Citizen universe
  • Continue to push the quality of artwork both visually and technically
  • Deliver high-quality models while being mindful of budgets, technical requirements. and time

Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process
  • Strong working knowledge of 3ds Max and Photoshop
  • Hard surface modeling experience
  • An understanding of effective asset creation and optimization
  • Experience applying and tweaking shaders
  • A keen eye for spatial composition and building believable game assets
  • Excellent sense of form, mass, and volume
  • Passion for pushing state-of-the-art asset fidelity and production techniques
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative

Pluses:

  • Experience with Lumberyard
  • Experience using ZBrush or Mudbox for organic shapes
  • Experience with Substance Designer
  • Knowledge and/or experience with physically based rendering (PBR)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An avid gamer

This position is offered at our Wilmslow Studio by Cloud Imperium Games Ltd.