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Get a job: Airship Syndicate is hiring a Mid to Senior Worldbuilder

If you love building levels and bringing worlds to life for players, read on!

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Mid to Senior Worldbuilder - Unreal Engine, Airship Syndicate

Location: Austin, Texas

We're currently working on an unannounced PC/console title (with an exciting pedigree), and need help bringing the game world to life.

If you love building levels and bringing worlds to life for players, read on!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating interesting, lived-in worlds with clever world building in Unreal Engine.
  • Placing environment assets, VFX, lighting, and so on
  • Establishing and maintaining technical requirements for environment assets and levels
  • Working closely with designers to iterate on and finalize level layouts
  • Utilization of 3DS Max or Maya, Photoshop, and other related tools to author environment assets
  • Working with art leadership to review, critique and iterate on work

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Familiarity with the usual tools of the trade: modeling tools, game engines, source control, and so on.
  • A keen willingness to adapt work as design iterates or evolves
  • A do-whatever-it-takes mindset: flexibility to learn and grow to fill the needs of a small team
  • Good understanding of how to create believable and visually memorable levels
  • Good understanding optimization needs and other technical requirements regarding performance
  • 5+ years of experience, demonstrating the above responsibilities in action
  • Must be immediately eligible to work in the United States

PLUSES:

  • Titles shipped using Unreal
  • Titles shipped across major platforms
  • Affinity to learning new tools and techs
  • Proficiency creating hand-painted textures

SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE OFFER:

  • Full health benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Profit sharing
  • Generous PTO
  • Relocation packages 

PLUS...

  • Office movie lunches
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Ping Pong with a leaderboard
  • One sick mame cabinet

Please note, due to a high volume of applicants we cannot reply to each individually. Only those in consideration for a position will receive a reply. Thank you!

Interested? Apply now.

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