Lead Dungeon Environment Artist
World of Warcraft Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a Lead Dungeon Environment Artist to help drive the art creation of architecture, cities, dungeon, raids, and pvp arenas within the World of Warcraft.  We have been fostering epic experiences for over 15 years, and your goal is to help expand the world and build new dungeons, architecture, and structures. We want you to work closely with the Art Directors and other art leadership to help drive the style forward.

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience with hand painted art styles and environment/architecture/world art leadership on one or more AAA games.

LEADERSHIP DUTIES

  • Create environment or architecture models and other benchmark assets
  • Be the voice of the dungeon environment art team
  • Provide guidance during creative discussions with design and art leadership
  • Make decisions that keep the production moving forward
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business needs
  • Partner with art management to ensure team is healthy and strong

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Provide direction for the dungeon art team. This includes over-painting screen captures, manipulating 3D models and painting textures
  • Work closely with Art Directors to help achieve a consistent vision
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude
  • Ability to identify, mentor and grow talent
  • Communicate with production, design, and other departments

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 7+ years of experience creating 3D architecture for film or video games with some leadership experience
  • A thorough understanding of 3D art software
  • Extensively played and understand the visual style of World of Warcraft
  • Able to collaborate closely with others and inclusive decision-maker
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude

SEND US

  • Resume
  • Portfolio website

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