Associate Level Artist - Treyarch

Aug 09, 2023
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Associate Level Artist - Treyarch

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Job Description:

This role is on the World Building branch of the Art Department, where as an Associate World Artist you will be focused on Map Outsourcing & Performance, providing guidance and oversight to our map content that is being developed by our outsourcing partners. You will be auditing the content that our OS partners author to generate tasks and feedback to ensure that the content meets our standards and goals.

What you’ll do…

  • Review asset deliveries to assess if they are following our best practices and standards.
  • Collaborate with your Art and Design team counterparts to reach departmental goals.
  • Help guide our OS partners to detail and polish geometry based upon photo reference and concept art.
  • Write documents to direct OS teams and correct any errors found during reviews.
  • Write documentation and examples as needed to convey processes for tool usage and performance topics for both internal and external usage.

To succeed you should…

  • Be able to communicate effectively with other World Builders, Artists, Designers, Management, and peers across other development teams.
  • Be proactive in communicating progress and solving problems.
  • Be a team player and look for opportunities to self-motivate and be a positive force for the studio.
  • Have familiarity with one or more 3d level/world creation packages (Maya, Unreal, Unity, Radiant, etc).
  • Have professional game development experience as a Level Artist.

We’d love it if you also have…

  • Experience working with Outsourcing or Auditing content.
  • Knowledge of level construction methods or experience creating multiplayer levels.
  • Experience with creating assets with considerations to technical limitations such as memory, tri-count, or frame rate.
  • Experience with creating materials with any of the following: Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance, or equivalent.
  • Mod community experience.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.


Founded in 1996, Treyarch is a videogame studio whose purpose is to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. With this purpose in mind, we crafted the award winning Call of Duty: Black Ops series and pioneered the fan favorite Zombies mode.

At Treyarch, we empower the team to be individually driven to innovate on our games, processes, and culture. How we do things is just as important as what we do.

Studio culture and development, we believe it’s a team effort and that collaboration and hearing one another is key. Every day we face the large and small challenges together and every voice matters.

These values guide us in our mission to create moments that matter. Both to the players and to us, the creators. In an era where triumphs and defeats are readily shared, seeing players engage with our creations gives us great pride. Come help us create that next moment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To learn more about our studio, please visit us at, on Facebook at, and @treyarch on Twitter.

PS, we’ve also got some pretty amazing office perks and benefits, like 20 vacation days and 16 holidays, 10 weeks of family leave, free lunches and snacks at our office, comprehensive healthcare, and more! Check out all the details here for more information:


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $24.04 - $44.47 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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