Senior Expert Weapon Artist

May 26, 2024
Warsaw, Poland
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Senior Expert Weapon Artist

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Job Description:

Elsewhere Entertainment is looking for a Senior Expert Weapon Artist to join the development of a new IP. 

You’ll create memorable designs and art for an array of weapons.

You’ll help take the studio and our game from great to even better—with a focus on inclusivity, mutual respect (for ourselves and our players), thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration.  

You’ll help us by… 

  • Share your passion and knowledge of authentic weapon aesthetics, designs, and history.

  • Collaborate with Art Directors, Producers, Animators, and Tech Artists to deliver distinctive weapons that drive world-class player experiences.

  • Research subject matter relating to objectives to ensure an authentic experience.

  • Contribute creative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development.

You're awesome because...

  • 7+ total years in the games industry or related field working in an art capacity,

  • Strong understanding of crafting weapon art assets in multiple major 3D and 2D packages (3DS Max or Maya and Photoshop or Substance)

  • Excellent understanding of Physically Based Rendering systems and techniques.

  • Possesses in-depth understanding of game engines, pipelines, and processes.

  • Extensive knowledge of weapon designs; including form, shape, structure, functionality, and purpose.

  • Rock-solid communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Inspiring portfolio demonstrating focus and dedication to realistic weapons and current gen 2D/3D asset creation; ideally demonstrating hard surface firearm and weapon models with high-quality materials and textures.

Bonus Points for...

  • Have shipped at least 1 AAA game

  • Familiarity with photogrammetry process or procedural content creation.

  • Strong traditional art foundation.

  • History of playing a variety of game genres both digital and physical.

  • Fusion 360

  • Major recognition in your field of work 

  • Experience in adjacent fields such as quest design, environment art, programming, etc.

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, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply. 

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At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment. We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences.


We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization. 


We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up. 


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