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You're a Level Artist?

The Empire wants to hear from you!

Metric Empire is a small independent game development studio located in the heart of Montreal, Canada. It is the perfect environment for those looking for a friendly team that’s passionate and driven, the ability to work in a human-scale, collaborative, creative environment and to share in the success and growth of a new indie studio.

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Level Artist (Permanent, Full-Time)

Date: January 2023

 

Your Impact

As a Level Artist you will help the team bring to life the many environments of our first game, an innovative FPS-Roguelike set in a stylish and colorful sci-fi world!

In your day-to-day, you will:

  • Model indoor/outdoor environment modules and props;

  • Create textures, materials and shaders;

  • Optimize 3D models and textures as needed;

  • Assembling modules to create visually compelling and gameplay-optimized spaces;

  • Work within the established art direction and technical pipeline;

  • Integrate fluidly with all metiers to align with the game’s vision and tech requirements;

  • Proactively offer solutions to achieve your goals in collaboration with the rest of the team;

  • Collaborating in scoping, estimating and prioritizing the work to be done;

  • Maintaining and updating asset banks throughout production, polish and debug.

You ideally possess the following qualities:

  • College or University diploma in 3D Art or equivalent experience;

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in the game industry;

  • An updated portfolio showing several realizations in level art, props and texture creation;

  • Keen, demonstrable artistic sense (color theory, scene composition, lighting)

  • Thorough working knowledge of 3DS Max, Maya and Photoshop;

  • Good working skills in lighting, shading, baking;

  • At least a basic working knowledge of Unity;

  • High degree of autonomy, self-motivation and strong problem-solving skills;

  • Solid interpersonal communication skills, fluent in both French and English.
     

Extra points if:

  • You have a previous experience in developing first/third person shooter games or you are an avid gamer who loves this genre;

  • You have knowledge of Houdini, Zbrush or Substance Painter / Designer;

  • You have an appetite for hard surface modeling and stylized sci-fi environments.

Metric Empire offers:

  • A friendly and fair working environment, we guarantee equal access to job opportunities;

  • Vacation, sick days, unpaid leave and Christmas week;

  • A competitive group insurance program including medical, vision, dental, etc;

  • Free access to a telemedicine service (Dialogue), as well as the Employee Assistance Program (24 hours a day);

  • A group RRSP program;

  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, tea, etc);

  • Fun social events!

Does that sound like you? If so, send us your CV and online portfolio at jobs@metricempire.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!

*Metric Empire commits to offer equal working chances to every individual, without regards based on the followings : age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disability, race, religion, citizenship, native country or any other possible particularities. We sincerely believe in a respectful and open-minded work environment, in which everyone can fully contribute to the organization's development.

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