Trainee Environment Artist - Total War

Creative Assembly
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Our multi-award winning Total War team is looking for a passionate Environment Artist to join as a trainee.

As a Trainee Environment Artist, you will be mentored to develop your modelling and level creation skills on our current Total War projects with the opportunity to gain insight on content from beginning to completion.

Key Responsibilities 

As a Trainee Environment Artist, you will be involved in many aspects of environment design, from creating in-game models to white boxing and polish levels and everything in between. You will work closely with your mentor, learning to work within set time constraints and hit the quality benchmark. You will take onboard and implement feedback as appropriate.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


  • A creative portfolio showing real-time 3d game assets and environments
  • Working knowledge of Max, Maya or similar
  • Working knowledge of Zbrush and photoshop
  • Positive, can-do attitude


  • Proficiency with Substance Painter
  • Understanding of the interplay between game mechanics and game environments

The traineeships will run for one year onsite at our studio in Horsham, West Sussex.

These traineeships are paid placements and all applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.

Please ensure you provide a portfolio along with your application.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.