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Senior Asset Artist



PlayStation Studios Malaysia is seeking Senior Asset Artists to create game art assets based on provided art briefs, fix/modify/polish existing game art assets, integrate approved art asset(s) into game engine(s), and test in-game assets for both aesthetics and performance on console. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in asset production with exposure to at least 2 shipped AAA titles, strong understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette, expert and hands-on knowledge of in-game and cinematic art asset creation, advanced understanding of Maya/3DS Max/Blender and Substance Painter, Photoshop, as well as ZBrush or Mudbox, and strong high-polygonal modelling and sculpting skills. The company is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity and inclusivity.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

PlayStation Studios Visual Arts and PlayStation Studios Malaysia are both passionate teams within the PlayStation family, made up of game and film industry professionals from all over the world.

Always at the cutting edge of technology, the teams work with studios like Naughty Dog, Insomniac, Santa Monica Studios, Guerrilla Games, Bend Studios, SuckerPunch, San Diego Studio, Japan Studios, and more PlayStation first-party teams, providing world-class content development and services to these studios. 

Currently working on PlayStation’s well-known and well-loved franchises, our Asset Art team in PlayStation Studios Malaysia is looking for talented, highly-motivated and creative Senior Asset Artists to breathe life into the next chapter of in-game and cinematic storytelling.

Why work when you can play? This is life at PlayStation!


  • Create game art assets based on provided art briefs. 
  • Fix/modify/polish existing game art assets to requirements/requests/benchmark(s). 
  • Integrate approved art asset(s) into game engine(s); may need to perform set dressing as well. 
  • Adjust and apply multiple asset creation pipelines, and techniques. 
  • Test in-game assets, for both aesthetics and performance on console. 
  • Maintaining the required quality and productivity standards set by Art Supervisor and Lead Artist(s). 
  • Understand, interpret and adopt feedback from supervisors and/ or clients alike to improve production outcome/ performance. 
  • Mentoring junior members in the asset art team in maintaining or exceeding the required level of productivity for the creation of art assets. 
  • Contribute to a creative, collaborative and fun working atmosphere amongst the team. 
  • Assist Art Supervisor(s) and Lead Artist(s) to perform asset reviews. 
  • Assist Art Supervisor(s) and Lead Artist(s) to prepare/expand/edit documentation. 

Experience and Skills: 

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in asset production with exposure to at least 2 shipped AAA titles. 
  • Strong understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette. 
  • Expert and hands-on knowledge of in-game and cinematic art asset creation. 
  • Advanced understanding of Maya/3DS Max/Blender and Substance Painter, Photoshop, as well as ZBrush or Mudbox. 
  • Advanced understanding of in-game art asset creation. 
  • Strong high-polygonal modelling and sculpting. 
  • Strong PBR texturing experience. 
  • Strong UV mapping and mesh optimization skills. 
  • Ability to use in-game technology to finalize assets. 
  • Strong understanding of in-game testing to test/optimize for frame rate while balancing aesthetic needs. 
  • Advanced understanding of environmental storytelling. 
  • Experience dealing with photogrammetry and scan data. 



  • Experience with Substance Designer and Marvelous Designer. 
  • Strong foundation art skills, including composition, design, and colour theory. 
  • Strong traditional painting skills. 




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Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

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Location: Malaysia, Petaling Jaya

Country: Malaysia

Date found: 2023-04-29

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