EGOSOFT is looking for an experienced hard-surface artist to work on us on our own IP “X4: Foundations”. As a hard-surface artist at EGOSOFT you will work in collaboration with the lead artist and the rest of the team. Due to the fact that EGOSOFT is a small company there will be a wide range of areas you will work on, such as space ships, station modules, interiors, effects and atlas textures. We expect you to take your art all the way from ideas and concept through modeling, texturing and final setup and implementation in the game.
Minimum of 5 years experience creating high quality assets in a production environment
Strong working knowledge of Blender (or experience with equivalent tools and motivation to transfer those skills)
Ability to design as well as create appealing and visually coherent assets inspired by our existing visual guidelines
Strong knowledge of effective asset creation and optimisation
Experience with physical based rendering
Experience working with atlas textures and creating of such
Fluent in written and spoken English
Good communication skills
Delivered at least one PC/Consoles game title
Experience with Substance tools
Experience with XML file structures
Ability to communicate an artistic vision
Experience with concepting
Working knowledge of 2D image processing tools (Photoshop / Gimp)
3ds Max knowledge
Experience with planning and documentation software (Jira / Confluence)
Contact us via an e-mail at: [email protected]
Please enclose a portfolio or link to an online portfolio in your application.
Please be informed that we reserve the right to contact only selected applicants.
The hired individual will need to work in-house, in our studio based in Würselen, Germany.
About the company
EGOSOFT was founded in 1988 and is the second oldest existing gaming studio in Germany.
Located at the western end of Germany very close to the Dutch and Belgium boarder, the studio is well known for the “X” Space Game Series dating back to 1999 and its latest entry being “X4: Foundations”.
EGOSOFT is a small company with a very dedicated and international team. The team consists of about 20 employees, with six different nationalities. The company language is English.
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