Mid to Senior World Builder - Unreal Engine

Airship Syndicate
Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We're currently working on an unannounced PC/console title (with an exciting pedigree),  and need help bringing the game world to life.

If you love building levels and bringing worlds to life for players, read on!

Responsibilities include: 

  • Creating interesting, lived-in worlds with clever world building in Unreal Engine.
  • Placing environment assets, VFX, lighting, and so on
  • Establishing and maintaining technical requirements for environment assets and levels
  • Working closely with designers to iterate on and finalize level layouts
  • Utilization of 3DS Max or Maya, Photoshop, and other related tools to author environment assets
  • Working with art leadership to review, critique and iterate on work

Skills & Requirements


  • Familiarity with the usual tools of the trade: modeling tools, game engines, source control, and so on.
  • A keen willingness to adapt work as design iterates or evolves
  • A do-whatever-it-takes mindset: flexibility to learn and grow to fill the needs of a small team
  • Good understanding of how to create believable and visually memorable levels
  • Good understanding optimization needs and other technical requirements regarding performance
  • 5+ years of experience, demonstrating the above responsibilities in action
  • Must be immediately eligible to work in the United States


  • Titles shipped using Unreal
  • Titles shipped across major platforms
  • Affinity to learning new tools and techs
  • Proficiency creating hand-painted textures

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

To apply, send us an e-mail: careers@airshipsyndicate.com!

Please note, due to a high volume of applicants we cannot reply to each individually. Only those in consideration for a position will receive a reply. Thank you!

About the Company

Airship is located in sunny, thriving Austin, Texas. If you have experience making games and want to work on compelling, creative multi-platform titles, this might be the place for you.

Some of the benefits we offer:

  • Full health benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Profit sharing
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Relocation packages


  • Office movie lunches
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Work on a small team of experienced devs with a lively atmosphere