Lead Environment Artist

Rapidly Growing Independent Studio - Established IP - Great Benefits

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have game development experience, and are you seeking a new job in Toronto? Our client is looking for a Lead Environment Artist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a flexible Lead Environment Artist, you will have a wide range of responsibilities from creating art to organizing the department, communicating with production, facilitating feedback and working with other leads to execute the vision for the games made.  

In your first week in this Lead Environment Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Organise, plan and lead the environment art team 
  • Continue to personally produce high-quality photorealistic art on a daily basis 
  • Establish a quality bar and direction for other artists on the team 
  • Be responsible for the team's ability to execute and reach that quality bar 

To apply for this role, you'll need an exceptional portfolio of work that exemplifies the creation of high-quality photorealistic environments. You'll also need: 

  • 6+ years of professional game development experience 
  • At least 3 shipped titles 
  • Expert knowledge of game environment development processes, from sculpting to retopo, baking, uvs, texturing, etc 
  • Excellent communication, time-management, and organisational skills 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. Benefits include a bonus structure, 6.5 weeks of paid vacation, relocation assistance, a flexible schedule, healthcare & benefits. 

If this full-time Lead Environment Artist job in Toronto motivates and inspires you, please contact Daniel at de@skillsearch.com today. 


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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Game Art Consultant - North America Daniel Everett

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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