Lead Environment Artist

Well Known Studio - AAA Projects - Established IP

Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games studio find and hire a full-time Lead Environment Artist to join their inclusive and collaborative team in Barcelona/Copenhagen and Malmo. The role offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

As a Lead Environment Artist, you will create in-game environments and share knowledge with teammates, collaborating to achieve outstanding environments.

To give you an idea of how this Lead Environment Artist role will look and feel, here are some of the things you can expect to do:

  • Block out grey box levels, meet level design requirements and collaborate with level designers, while also creating conceptually interesting spaces
  • Translate concepts into game assets by creating modular and reusable assets
  • Be responsible for the final art asset production for certain parts of the game
  • Prepare for outsourcing handouts and give feedback on deliveries from our outsourcing partners.

To apply for this Lead Environment Artist role, you will need to be a well-versed game artist with 5+ years in the AAA space and have worked on at least one AAA title. You will also require the following:

  • An in-depth understanding of the technical limitations and requirements for in-game art making
  • Experience in one or more 3D applications (3ds Max, Maya, or other)
  • Experience in one or more 3D sculpting applications (Zbrush, Mudbox, 3DCoat, Sculptris, or other)
  • Experience working with art fundamentals including framing, lighting, etc.

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will receive a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team.

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Lead Environment Artist position in Barcelona/Copenhagen/Malmo, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please contact Eleanor from Skillsearch today at ew@skillsearch.com.

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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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Eleanor Widdowson

Game Art Consultant

Our Art Resourcer, Eleanor is on hand to help candidates with expertise in all areas of game art from Character Artists to Environment Artists, UI Artists, Technical Artists and everything in between – so get in touch if you’re looking for a new role in this space! There’s no rest for the wicked as in her spare time you’ll find Eleanor working on her side hustle – crocheting! Ask her about her Etsy shop to see her latest creations...

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