Environment Art Director
Believer Entertainment - Environment Art Director
There are many things that make Believers who we are, but our defining characteristic is an unwavering dedication to the player experience. We believe that player-first development is critical for games, esports, and all forms of media that allow us to engage with our favorite worlds and heroes. We are not just a game company, we are a company for Gamers. We believe that collaboration and diverse thought drive innovation, and we foster a development culture around that principle.
The art team at Believer has one goal; to create an absolutely beautiful game for our players . We want to create stunning visuals that transport our players to another world and bring the game's story and characters to life. We feel that a beautiful game is critical in creating the overall player experience. It is the Art Team’s goal to create an aesthetically pleasing and cohesive game world that fulfills the player's fantasy of being a part of an epic adventure.
We are seeking an experienced and highly talented Environment Art Director to lead the development of world-class video game environments for our brand-new video game IP. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating visually stunning, immersive, and cohesive game environments and possess a strong understanding of stylized art direction.
What you’ll do
Collaborate with the game Art Director, Concept Artists, and other game leads to establish the overall in-game visual direction for the game’s environments and ensure it aligns with the project’s creative vision.
Work with the Environment Art team to define the look and feel of the game’s worlds and levels, including their design, style, and atmosphere.
Create visually stunning world environment assets that align with the game's creative vision, and set the bar for the rest of the team.
Develop and maintain the art pipeline for environment creation, ensuring efficiency and consistency across all environments.
Mentor and manage the environment art team, providing feedback and guidance to ensure high-quality work.
Review and approve environment art assets to ensure that they meet quality standards and are consistent with the game’s visual direction.
Work closely with other departments, such as concept art, level design, lighting, and tech art, to ensure that environment assets are integrated seamlessly into the game and meet all technical requirements.
Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in environment art, and provide recommendations for new techniques or tools that could improve the quality and efficiency of environment art production.
What you’ll need
At least 8 years of experience in environment art creation for AAA games
Strong proficiency in industry-standard 2D and 3D software such as Photoshop, ZBrush, Maya, or 3DS Max.
Experience working on stylized environment art for games with a strong art direction.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work with the team and effectively communicate with other departments to ensure seamless integration of environments into the game.
Ability to lead and mentor a team of artists and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
A passion for gaming and the ability to bring a unique perspective to environment design to enhance the overall game experience.
Making great games is hard, so we do our best to make the other parts less hard.
Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. Believer pays 100% of monthly costs for these plans!
Access to Rightway health insurance service to help you navigate health insurance
Spring Health mental health services
10 observed holidays + 10 days for Winter Break and “Take What You Need” PTO policy
Current generation Macbooks or Windows machines
We are committed to continuing to expand our benefits and perks to support all Believers.
We’re an independent game studio with developers all over the world and a home base in Los Angeles, California. Our team of industry veterans and talented newcomers is united by a deep love for players and a commitment to put them at the center of the games we create, the worlds we build, the stories we tell, and the business we run to keep the fun going for as long as players keep believing.
DIVERSITY / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to creating a diverse environment where Believers of all backgrounds can do their best work and grow professionally. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.