Arkane Studios est une société leader dans le développement de jeux vidéo depuis 1999. Le studio est situé en plein centre de Lyon et fait partie d'un groupe d'édition international, ZeniMax Media, dont le siège est aux Etats-Unis.
Level Artist (F/H)
Permanent contract Lyon (69)
To expand its art team, Arkane studios is seeking talented level artists to join us in making ambitious AAA games.
These positions are opened to different levels of expertise, from industry veterans to less experienced candidates.
Level Artists work closely with Level Designers to design and create immersive game levels.
Work directly with the Level Designers for designing and building levels, to make gameplay and 3D space function harmoniously, and maintaining it until release
Partner with Level Designers who will provide narration, game ideas and scripting and collaborate with the Environment Artists who provide art support for textures, final models, etc.
Propose ideas and visual references for game locations
Work out the details and concept modular systems of architecture for levels
Assemble his/her levels with the textures and 3D models provided by the Environment Artists
Produce 3D environmental assets variations if needed (based on assets originally created by the Environment Artists)
Basic lighting knowledge are desired
Optimize the final levels for performance
Use the game engine efficiently to create maps that run smoothly on consoles
Work with the Lead Level Artist and the Level Art Director to ensure artistic unity with the entire project
Travel may be required, but less than 10%
Sensibility for architectural spaces, volume in general, circulation, lighting, details distribution and image composition
2+ years of game industry and or (significant) modding experience is preferable
Good handling and experience of (at least one) 3D software such as Maya for modeling
Good handling and experience of (at least one) game editors such as Unreal, Source, CryEngine, etc...
Capable of identifying and supporting gameplay needs and constraints within a game level
Capable of working within technical constraints
Understanding of modular construction methods as it relates to design, memory and performance
Good organization and time management skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
Passion for games and gaming
Experience in photography, cinema or other related domains is a plus
Working as an Arkanite :
Comprehensive benefits package, incl. flex hours, sports program, transport compensation, onboarding program, free Fridays etc.
Professional and relaxed working atmosphere
Modern studio located in the trendy area of Lyon Confluence, a hot spot for nature, sports, food, and music
International work culture
Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999.
Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.
Resume, motivation letter, references, web site (if relevant) To: Recruitment manager