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Ashes of Mankind - Veterans Team looking for VFX Artist and/or Level Designer

COMPANY PROFILE
Black Ice Studios Ltd is a small, independent game development studio composed of several veteran professionals in the game industry (Mass Effect 2, Tomb Raider, Call of Duty, Miner Wars, Heroes of Newerth …). BIS currently sports a solid team of twenty talented individuals with skills ranging from project management, game design, and 2D art to software engineering, 3D modeling and animation, and even voice acting. Black Ice Studios is working on its first game, “Ashes of Mankind” with the expectation of a crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter by the end of the year.

WHAT THE COMPANY OFFERS YOU
Black Ice Studios will be unable to offer any upfront or immediate compensation to the developer who fills this role (which is also the case for current developers), however, your time and talents are viewed as an investment towards the game and will be compensated for – pending a successful campaign through Kickstarter. Beyond monetary compensation, BIS hopes to provide the developer who fits this role with the opportunity to work collaboratively with several like-minded individuals.

ABOUT ASHES OF MANKIND
Ashes of Mankind (AoM) is a Player-versus-Player(PvP), Group-Based, Tactical Third-Person shooter with survival elements. Players find themselves fighting for survival on the alien planet Ortus in the year 2151. Here 20 teams of 3 players must battle to escape a hostile world.

PROFILE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are currently mainly looking for a UE4:

  • Level Designer with at least 2-years UE4 experience, advanced optimization knowledge, ideally a shipped game,
  • VFX artist, ideally a shipped game.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : PAST EXPERIENCE OF THE TEAM (Games only)

Gears of War
Tomb Raider
Ninja PVP
Mass Effect II
Call of Duty Black Ops II
Metro Last Light
Miner Wars
Saints Row IV
Titanfall
Strife
Heroes of Newerth
Black Desert Online
Starbound
Assassin’s Creed Serie

We have put together some early screenshots and concepts of the game: http://developers.ashesofmankind.com/doku.php?id=aom_showcase


Applications for other departments are welcome, 2D and 3D and subject to an equivalent amount of experience and a shipped title or advanced freelancing experience.

Contact us on skype: ajmdavid or via email: adriend[at]blackice-studios[dot]com