Background Artist - Painting and Gaming

  • Category
    Skilled trades - Skilled Trades
  • Job type
  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Background Artist for an 18-Month contract with our Client in Vancouver, BC.
The Background Artist will have the following responsibilities: 
•Create backgrounds using a variety of techniques such as digital matte painting and image projection to be used in Unreal Engine;
•Translate written and verbal direction into visual solutions;
•Generate terrain, sculpt and layout assets based on art direction and concepts;
•Work closely with Design and Art Direction ensuring concepts are meeting game play and visual expectations;
•Ability to overcome challenges with multiple solutions;
•Work within established production deadlines;
•Create pre-visualized matte paintings to interpret art intention.
The Background Artist must meet the following mandatory requirements:
•Hold an undergraduate degree in an art-related field, or equivalent of the related field;
•3+ years of experience in Video game production or equivalent experience;
•Ability to manipulate 3d assets and create 2.5d midground elements to complement matte painted backgrounds;
•Expertise in environment, and lighting design;
•Deep understanding of colour, tone and lighting;
•Deep understanding of composition and visual storytelling;
•Ability to design for a wide variety of styles (photo-realistic, highly stylized, etc.);
•Highly collaborative individual who values feedback and direction;
•Unreal Engine knowledge and experience is considered an asset.
If you are interested in applying to our Background Artist position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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