Art & Animation

Environment Artist

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Art at Epic

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is searching for highly talented and creative Environment Artists, ranging from entry level to experienced seniors, to join our team building some of the best-looking environments and props on various projects in development (Fortnite and various Special Projects). Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them a strong understanding of form, function, detail, the skill to interpret concept art, plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 4. Artists are required to be versatile and build ideally both organic and hard surface assets.

In This Role You Will

  • Exhibit good color theory and technical expertise in architectural layout, lighting, scene composition, and environmental FX polish (bloom, color adjust, fog, etc. ...)
  • Model and texture a wide variety of props/assets
  • Creatively model from rudimentary or unfinished concepts, showing understanding of the goals of the design, to final, production-ready models
  • Create solid, high fidelity textures of any given surface
  • Be equally proficient with both hard surface and organic modeling techniques
  • Create shaders for environment assets, volumetrics, decals, ambient effects, etc.
  • Know when and where to cut and how to most effectively optimize meshes and materials, without compromising visual quality
  • Work in the style as dictated by the project, Art Director and Art Lead

What We're Looking For

  • Highly skilled in relevant software, 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance, etc
  • Solid communicator with an ability to work between disciplines
  • Great texturing skills and experience with PBR & materials
  • Ability to take 2D concept art to completion
  • Ability to create functional, articulated mechanical models and rig them
  • Ability to provide feedback to outsourcers
  • Complex, technical shader knowledge and background is a plus
  • You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.