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Virtuos acquires CounterPunch Studios and opens Montreal branch  
by Chris Kerr [10.14.20]
Development and 3D art production company Virtuos has acquired CounterPunch Studios and opened a new concept studio in Montreal. 
Art, Production, Business/Marketing

Get a job: Join Remedy Entertainment as an Animation Director  
by Staff [10.13.20]
As the Animation Director you will provide a clear vision for the cinematic and gameplay animation within the project and ensure that the vision is delivered to the highest possible standard.
Art, Recruitment

Don't Miss: How Playground imports real skies into Forza Horizon 3
by Staff [10.13.20]
In this classic feature, Forza Horizon 3 art director Benjamin Penrose explains how Playground Games went all the way down under to get real skies to put into their wide-ranging racing game.
Console/PC, Art

Video: Game art remastered - From Crash, to Kerrigan, to Corley Motors  
by Staff [10.09.20]
In this 2018 GDC panel, Yujin Kiem, Cory Turner & Brian Sousa share their insights, experiences, and eventual success of remastering Crash Bandicoot, StarCraft, and Full Throttle.
Art, Video, Vault, GDC

Early Among Us character concepts depict the birth of the bean  
by Chris Kerr [10.08.20]
Innersloth co-founder Marchs Bromander (a.k.a. Puffballs United) has shared an early look at the character designs for Among Us, and it looks like the studio hit a home run on the very first attempt.
Console/PC, Art

Get a job: Join Digital Extremes as an Environment Artist  
by Staff [10.07.20]
Excellent understanding of efficient techniques for game production, traditional art background or experience as well as strong composition skills and an understanding of colour theory are preferred extras.
Art, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Double Fine's in-depth postmortem of Costume Quest 2 2
by Staff [10.07.20]
"I still can't believe what we were able to do in the short amount of time we had. Despite our limitations, we were able to fill this game with oodles of incredible art, animation, music, ideas, and personality."
Console/PC, Indie, Programming, Art, Design, Production

Get a job: Join InnoGames as a Concept Artist  
by Staff [10.06.20]
We are looking for an Artist to transform this vision into a game we are not only proud of playing ourselves but one that shapes the success story of InnoGames in the years to come.
Smartphone/Tablet, Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Phoenix Labs is hiring an Art Director  
by Staff [10.05.20]
As the first Art Director for this studio, this person will build an art team from the ground up, and own the art style and quality of an original game IP.
Console/PC, Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Insomniac Games is hiring a VFX Artist  
by Staff [10.01.20]
Insomniac Games is looking for its next VFX Artist! You'll work to create special effects to work and assist in the gameplay, environment, and cinematics of the game.
Art, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Interior Mapping - rendering real rooms without geometry 10
by Gamasutra Community [10.01.20]
Modelling interiors behind every window in a city often takes too much performance, so some games use "interior mapping", a shader trick to render geometry that isn't actually there, but still achieves sharp, perspectively correct rooms.
Console/PC, Programming, Art

Get a job: Join Airship Syndicate as a Senior VFX Artist  
by Staff [09.29.20]
Airship is currently seeking a Senior VFX artist to help drive the creation and quality of VFX across the studio on multiple projects.
Art, Recruitment

Sponsored Content
Get started with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos on Xbox Series X 2
by Dolby [09.28.20]
Sponsored: The Xbox Series X|S will be the first consoles to support Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, giving game developers the power to create an unparalleled gaming experience and deliver enhanced audio and graphics.
Console/PC, Art, Audio, Sponsored Article

Get a job: Join Evil Empire as a Generalist Game Artist (Pixel or 3D)  
by Staff [09.24.20]
Evil Empire, the new team working on Motion Twin’s smash hit Dead Cells among other ambitious projects, is looking for a Generalist Game Artist, preferably with previous experience working on shipped games. 
Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Join Sony PlayStation as a Lead FX Artist 1
by Staff [09.23.20]
We are seeking a Lead FX Artist who will collaborate with the Art Director, VFX Supervisor, and FX team to create consistent, high quality, and performant in-game and cinematic visual FX.
Art, Recruitment

Don't Miss: The evolutionary process of building Rayman Origins 4
by Staff [09.18.20]
Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel talks about how the 2011 2D Rayman Origins got its start and why he just can't get enthusiastic about the Mario series.
Console/PC, Art, Design

Blog: Rules for a future-proof 2D render order 2
by Gamasutra Community [09.18.20]
This guide explains how to set up the render order of your 2D (side-scrolling) game in a future-proof way. Some of it is specific to Unity, but most tips should be helpful regardless of engine.
Art, Design

Get a job: Join Insomniac Games as a Character Artist  
by Staff [09.17.20]
This role is responsible for creating blendshapes, models, textures, and materials for characters and other key assets.
Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Join Sony PlayStation as a Lead FX Artist  
by Staff [09.15.20]
Sony Bend Studio, renowned creator of Days Gone, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA console title.
Art, Recruitment

Blog: A deep dive into Dwerve's dynamic 2D lighting 1
by Gamasutra Community [09.15.20]
In this article, I explain how we added 2D dynamic lighting to our 2D Unity game called Dwerve.
Art, Design