Senior Level Artist

  • Kraków, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

To create revolutionary, story-driven RPGs which go straight to the hearts of gamers — this is our mission. As a driven team of talented professionals from all around the globe, we want to earn our place as one of the world’s top video-game developers, push narrative boundaries, and build unforgettable stories that set and redefine the standards for the genre.

Job Description

CD PROJEKT RED is currently looking for a talented Senior Level Artist to join our Environment Art team in Kraków to work on our next project. As a Senior Environment Level Artist, you will be making use of your compositional skills by creating buildings and interiors while breathing life into the surroundings by environmental storytelling through prop placement to create a wide range of immersive, engaging and artistically stunning environments.

Daily responsibilities

  • Participating in the creation of concepts and plans for locations/levels in AAA projects.
  • Cooperating with the Art Director and Art Leads to maintain artistic consistency and vision for the game while building stellar levels and scenes.
  • Creating beautiful game worlds.
  • Creating strong environment storytelling with set dressing.
  • Mentoring and helping the team to achieve artistic goals.
  • Collaborating effectively with other teams which are closely connected in the world building process.
  • Maintaining production and optimization pipeline.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Putting finishing touches on locations and cutscenes with existing meshes and decals.
  • Creating immersive lighting & environmental effects would be a big plus!

 

Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of experience working in the video games industry on at least one AAA title.
  • Great sense of scale, proportions, composition.
  • Good knowledge about color theory and basic lighting techniques.
  • Knowledge of physically based rendering (PBR).
  • Creativity and an excellent eye for detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Self-planning and organization.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Fluent English.
  • Passion for games.

Artists should enclose a portfolio or link to an online portfolio to their application. 

Additional Information

Perks & Professional Growth

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.
  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team.
  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!
  • Merch — employee store discounts at CD PROJEKT RED Gear, gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!

Health & Well-being

  • Private medical healthcare — a selection of medical plans with dental care to choose from, which are also accessible for your partner and relatives.
  • Support during COVID-19 — regular tests and COVID vaccinations at the studio as well as professional advice and guidance from a specialist doctor.
  • Psychological care — free mental health support and various well-being webinars. 
  • Multisport card — gain access to a wide number of sporting and fitness facilities across the city.

Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.
  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.
  • Healthy selections — ​​organic fruit, snacks, muesli, organic honey, vegan milk, and specialty coffee are all at your disposal around the studio. Enjoy!
  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all around the world.

Cracow Studio

  • An attractive and easily accessible location right in the city center.
  • Free fruit and snacks, and specialty coffee that can be prepared in several different coffee machines. Take your pick!
  • No dress-code — we like to keep it casual. 
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