Senior Environment Artist

Get Involved in an Exciting First Project - Growing Team of Motivated Gamers - Realistic Style

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Skillsearch is seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Environment Artist to join a progressive company in Montpellier, France. This full-time Environment Artist role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a skilled Senior Environment Artist, your role will be to create grandiose fantasy environments in a realistic style. The company is looking for someone who combines great artistic sense with a deep knowledge of technical methods to achieve visual excellence inside Unreal Engine. They are implementing Unreal Engine 5's latest features to achieve outstanding quality in this project's environments. 

In your first few weeks in this Senior Environment Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Craft beautiful, believable and realistic fantasy environments together with the Art Director and the Level Designers to ensure the visual and design coherence of levels 
  • Collaborate with the narrative team to tell stories through the environments (environmental storytelling) 
  • Propose new ideas to the artistic team to create mesmerising levels 

To apply for this Environment Artist job, you will need a passion for environment creation and must thrive on making crazy artistic visions come to life inside the engine. You must also be able to create urban and natural environments, have a keen eye for detail and want your environments to be believable. Additional requirements include: 

  • A proven portfolio of excellent 3D environment works 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 
  • Familiarity with content creation pipelines such as Maya, Max, Photoshop, Substance, etc. 
  • 2+ years of previous experience on 3D video games projects 
  • Ability to create well-optimised assets (modelling, retopology, texturing and shading) to be placed inside UE 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with Eleanor from the Skillsearch team today at to apply and register your interest in this full-time Senior Environment Artist position in Montpellier. We're looking forward to meeting you. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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