Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed independent video game developer and leading experts in Unreal Engine technology. For more than a decade, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League®.
Psyonix, an independent video-game developer, is looking for a qualified Prop Artist to join the art team of a 100+ person creative and tech team in downtown San Diego.
Our ideal candidate is creative, self-motivated, has at least 2+ years of experience and has shipped at least one title. All applicants must include wireframe models, including textures and breakdown descriptions.
Create a wide array of hard surface and organic prop models.
Ability to work within budget of engine and console limitations.
Create assets properly scaled to real world accuracy and standards.
Multitask and complete work within schedule
Adhere to the look and feel of the game through the teams feedback.
Collaborate with other departments including design, programming and animation.
2+ years experience in a production environment.
Complete understanding of modeling, texturing and optimization of assets through next gen pipeline.
Proficiency with Maya, Max, Substance, Zbrush, Photoshop and equivalent software
Experience working on a large scale, 3D title (PC/Console) is preferred
Strong understanding of asset pipelines and agile development environments.
Nextgen game engine experience - Unreal, Unity etc.
Strong foundation in art fundamentals of composition, design, light, etc.
Desire and ability to work in a self-directed, fast pace work environment.
Ability to visualize and conceptualize props.
Attention to development pipelines and target milestones.
Ability to gather, analyze, and act on feedback from the team, openness to critique.
Passion and constant drive to stay up to date with latest technology and new techniques.
Excellent written and verbal communication.