Environment Artist - SteamWorld Headhunter at Thunderful

Thunderful is looking for an Environment Artist to join the team working on SteamWorld Headhunter, an upcoming 3D multiplayer co-op game set in the beloved SteamWorld universe.

About the role:

Thunderful is looking for an Environment Artist to join the team working on SteamWorld Headhunter, an upcoming 3D multiplayer co-op game set in the beloved SteamWorld universe.

We're looking for a communicative individual with skills within both 3D as well as lighting effects and shaders. You'll be working with development as well as implementing and optimizing new and existing workflows. You'll work on a mid-size team of people within the Art and Level design team, where you'll work close together with the team and other disciplines to solve blockers and find solutions to emerging problems.

The position is based in either our Gothenburg or Skövde office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create skies and other atmospheric visual effects.
  • Work close to Level Designers to establish a lighting that both supports and enhances the desired gameplay.
  • Help Art direction with lighting the levels and ensure the visual game experience
  • Help develop new tools and workflows, making them more efficient.
  • Technical aspect of lighting the levels and ensure the visual game experience to acceptable performance.

Requirements: 

  • Experience working in real-time lighting workflows using a combination of baked and real-time lighting models.
  • Interest and knowledge in using lighting as a tool to guide the player’s attention and set the mood of a scene.
  • Good understanding of Unity’s light baking systems.
  • At least one shipped Unity title.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills (English).

Bonus points:

  • Experience working in cross disciplinary teams
  • Experience working in a small, independent team

Our perks:

  • Collective Agreement - Tekniktjänsteavtalet (+ union club)
    • Pension plan (tjänstepension)
    • Paid overtime
  • Flexible work hours
  • Yearly wellness grant (friskvårdsbidrag)
  • Occupational Health Care
  • Weekly Wellness activity hours - Two hours per week!

Come work with us at our Skövde or Gothenburg office!

About Thunderful:

Thunderful Development is a studio that is part of Thunderful games, and was formed by several indie companies coming together to make something more significant than they could have done independently.
Today, we're roughly 140 people in team sizes of 15-35 people making amazing games in four locations; Gothenburg, Skövde, Malmö & Karlshamn. The teams within have developed the award-winning SteamWorld series, known for its frequent genre-hopping and inclusive design, and more recent AA games like The Gunk, Lost in Random, and other un-announced but equally charming titles.

Contact

Got questions about the position or Thunderful in general? Please contact:

Pierre Dahlgren
Talent Acquisition Manager - Thunderful Games
E-mail: pierre.dahlgren@thunderfulgames.com
Phone: +(46) 076-027 82 10

You can also send your inquiries to our Union club:

Email: unionen@thunderfulgames.com