Environment Artist [Contract]

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Playground Games is looking for skilled and experienced contract Environment Artists, responsible for the creation of immersive environments that realise our game’s vision. As an important member of the team, you’ll be responsible for creating consistently high quality environment art and raising the bar for environment content in our titles. You’ll work closely with internal stakeholders so the ability to communicate effectively is very important.

You’ll have a strong portfolio of work demonstrating natural and/or concept driven landscape artwork, attention to detail and developed skills in 3D software such as 3DS Max and Photoshop. You’ll have an understanding of the use of real world reference, scene composition, organic modelling/texturing and terrain sculpting.

Skills & Requirements

  • 3DS Max
  • Photoshop
  • Experience of real world environments an advantage though not essential
  • Scene Composition
  • Hard surface modelling and texturing
  • Organic Texturing – Experience of PBR techniques an advantage
  • Organic Modelling
  • Terrain Sculpting
  • Strong understanding of the use of real world reference

How to Apply

About the Company

Playground Games is currently looking for World-class talent to join a brand new open-World project, set within a genre entirely new to the studio. If you’re the kind of artist who relishes the notion of helping to define compelling universes rich in story and detail, then make sure to check out the available job postings below.

Established in 2010, Playground Games was formed by bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from the UK industry; all with the vision of developing genre-defining titles for a global audience. Since then, Playground has created three critically-acclaimed, award-winning hits in Forza Horizon, Forza Horizon 2 and Forza Horizon 3.