Lead Environment Artist

Well Known Studio - AAA Projects - Sci Fi IP

Job Type
Salary on application
22 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a gaming studio find a Lead Environment Artist to drive the visuals for an exciting and thematically dark Sci-Fi shooter project. This full-time role is based in Oxford and offers an excellent salary and benefits. 

As a Lead Environment Artist, you will build environment art and scenes that push the aesthetic bar and engage the player. You will create high-quality assets and ensure that the integration of the work is in line with technical constraints and artistic direction. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Collaborate with the Art Director to successfully plan, produce and deliver a high-quality game world 
  • Take charge and be responsible for the project's environment art development, implementation and delivery 
  • Be an active mentor and role model for the Environment Art team 
  • Work to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm. 

To apply for this Lead Environment Artist role, you will need expert knowledge of 3D software such as 3D Studio Max, Maya and Blender. You will also require the following: 

  • Knowledge of 3D sculpting packages such as Zbrush or Mudbox 
  • Expert knowledge of modelling processes, hi-res sculpting, baking textures and material/shader setup in a real-time render engine 
  • Knowledge of PRB material pipeline/substance. 

In return for your collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

If this full-time Lead Environment Artist job in Oxford motivates and inspires you, please contact Eleanor from Skillsearch at ew@skillsearch.com today. We'd love to help you get your next role. 

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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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