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Senior Environment Artist- London Innovation Lab Team

Epic Games

Epic Games

London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

This role is focused on creating and implementing high-visual quality environment assets within Fortnite ecosystems. Working with Unreal Engine (UE) and Unreal Editor Fortnite (UEFN), you’ll be taking on a broad range of environment tasks to help build engaging experiences either as a prototype or an exemplar game. Within the London Lab team, you’ll work closely with the internal team on projects and also help support external creators and partners, imparting technical knowledge of the engine and also the principles of more sophisticated content. You'll also work with several other teams across Epic, building long-term value for the industry by developing world-class games and experiences. You’ll use your experience to craft amazing work that can help brands, IP holders, and creators, and bridge gaps that ultimately expand the Fortnite ecosystem.

In this role, you will

  • Be part of a team responsible for innovating and providing awesome real time experiences within the Fortnite Ecosystem and wider Epic group
  • Liaise with the producer and lead on the project to scope the work required, adding suggestions along the way to make artistic improvements and technical workflows
  • Work with external clients to guide their teams in successfully creating gamified experiences. Use a multitude of techniques and workflows to create assets
  • Navigate complex game maps inside Unreal Engine (UE) and Unreal Editor for Forntine (UEFN), suggesting ways to optimise assets and improve memory allocations across all platforms
  • Confidently execute and work with minimal oversight

What we're looking for

  • Highly experienced environment artist with specialisation in natural and hard surface environment creation, modelling, set dressing, and lighting
  • A strong eye for detail and an extensive knowledge of UE and UEFN workflows
  • Adaptable and quick learning, the individual must have a diverse knowledge of other Digital Content Creation applications to make content and help aid workflows
  • The confidence and ability to problem solve when things don't work, either by directly solving them or liaising with developers to find solutions
  • Always willing to adapt their work and think ‘outside the box’ for solutions
  • A candidate who can take feedback well and also self-critique their own work
  • A passion for film, gaming and Fortnite in general, having strong visual references to back up ideas
  • A passion to always improve their own skill and help others improve theirs

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

We pay 100% for benefits except for PMI (for dependents). Our current benefits package includes pension, private medical insurance, health care cash plan, dental insurance, disability and life insurance, critical illness, cycle to work scheme, flu shots, health checks, and meals. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.