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  • Get a job: Sucker Punch Productions seeks a Senior Environment Modeler

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    Senior Environment Modeler, Sucker Punch Productions

    Location: Bellevue, Washington

    Sucker Punch is looking for a talented, self-driven Senior Environment Modeler to inspire and create compelling worlds that push the boundary of gameplay, art and story-telling on PlayStation 4. If you love to constantly learn and contribute to raising the bar of digital media with a tight knit team, Sucker Punch is waiting for you! 


    • Modeling of game environment assets (structures, terrain, props) using Autodesk Maya from photo reference and concept art.

    • Learn and utilize our methods and production pipeline to implement models into the run-time engine.

    • Ensure the environment models meet the performance and memory requirements of the game engine and hardware.

    • Work within production schedules to meet the down-stream production requirements.

    • Finishing out levels or areas of the environment, including detail and polish work.

    • Work with other environment modelers and the design team to create visually striking game environments. 


    • Must be experienced in modeling, texturing and working in Maya.

    • Demonstrated ability to create and edit textures in Photoshop.

    • Ability to respond to art direction critiques and produce results on schedule.

    • A strong artistic sense of shape, proportion, and color.

    • Highly skilled in creating realistic looking models.

    • 5+ years as a professional environment modeler. 


    • Advanced modeling skills using Maya.

    • Knowledge of texturing programs like Substance or Quixel.

    • Knowledge of real-time rendering technology.

    • Experience and strong skills using Z Brush or other sculpting software.

    • General knowledge of physical based lighting, shader creation, and rendering.

    • Previous console game development experience (especially PS4, Xbox One). 

    Portfolio and other Requirements

    • A portfolio review is required.  We prefer web-based submissions, but will evaluate DVDs if necessary.

    • Applicants should expect to take a modeling and texture test on 3D models we provide.

    • Applicants must be able to work in the USA and willing to relocate to the Seattle, WA area.

    Interested? Apply now.

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    By Staff
    October 25, 2020 01:30:40 PM PST


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    Southern Methodist University's Guildhall is the premier graduate video game education program in the United States. The program offers a Master's Degree in Interactive Technology and a Graduate Certification.