Get a Job on the D3 Team


Blizzard just put up this ad, and if you have some serious experience in making computer or video games and want to join the Blizzard crew, you can get a job with the boys in blue!

Senior 3D Environment Artist

The Diablo III team is looking for a senior 3D environment artist skilled at creating models and texture maps for both architectural and natural environments. The ideal candidate has experience modeling and texturing assets for a diverse visual range of environments. A solid grasp of form, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets is essential. The senior environment artist must have experience mentoring a team and have a skill in another art task as well (illustration, modeling, texturing, animation, or concept drawing) and be well-versed in related tools—Maya, Photoshop, etc. The ideal candidate works well in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great games.

Blizzard Entertainment offers a fun, creative, and technically rewarding environment with excellent compensation and a full range of benefits.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience in game development modeling and texturing environments using Maya and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
  • Experience working with an art director in developing a unique and cohesive modeling and texturing style
  • The ability to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers
  • Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating texture maps
  • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • A passion for games
  • Skill in one or more of the related creation tasks: illustration, modeling, texturing, animation, or concept drawing

Pluses

  • Have shipped AAA PC or console titles as a senior 3D environment artist
  • Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to figure drawing and environmental and/or architectural illustration

Please send demo reel and descriptions as well as a cover letter, resume, and salary history in separate Word format documents to [email protected]. Please list this job and your name in the subject line. Basic Tips for Resume/Demo Submission No calls or follow-up emails, please. This is a full-time position in Irvine, California.

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