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Senior Environment Artist

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Environment Artist to collaborate with a growing team of developers.

The Senior Environment Artist will be responsible for expertly creating aesthetically pleasing environments for a cross-platform RPG. With technological and creative skills, this artist will model high and low-poly objects, bake textures, export/import assets, apply materials, assemble environments, mentor others, and generally be an exceptional game developer.


  • Create a wide range of high-quality environment art assets including props as well as interiors and exteriors of structures
  • Efficiently model, UV map, bake, and create the materials for environment assets and integrate into Unreal Engine 4
  • Work closely with Art Director and Level Designers to ensure the visual target is met or exceeded
  • Actively participate in technical and aesthetic problem-solving discussions
  • Complete work as expected under reasonable deadlines
  • Transfer useful knowledge and mentor


  • High proficiency with 3ds Max, Z-Brush and Substance Designer and Painter, with emphasis on highly realistic in-game results
  • 5+ years in the game industry with 2 shipped titles
  • Effective working knowledge of performant and attractive level building and asset creation for Unreal Engine 4
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Passion for gaming and the games Obsidian makes


  • Strong knowledge of Architecture, Engineering fundamentals, materials, and lighting
  • Solid grasp of color theory
  • Strong concept development skills
  • Particle effects and physics asset creation and set up

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates a range of high-quality 3D rendered samples and 2D texture art
  • Examples of lit interiors/exteriors
  • A range of hard surface and organic models
  • Samples from previous industry work

Portfolio Pluses

  • Architectural rendering samples
  • Environment art concept samples
  • Complex material examples in Unreal Engine 4

Obsidian Entertainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All resumes must be accompanied with a website portfolio.

Simply apply via e-mail: jobs@obsidian.net

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