Sr. Environment Artist

Lake Forest, California, United States · Art expand job description ↓


Turtle Rock Studios is an award-winning independent game developer best known for its work on AAA franchises like Left 4 Dead, Evolve, and Counter-Strike. We are a diverse team of inspired content creators, artists and engineers who share a passion for making fun, innovative games that gamers love to play.

We're seeking a talented Sr. Environment Artist to work on our newly announced AAA title, Back 4 Blood! You will work closely with all team members to create realistic, believable and visually stunning environments. The ideal candidate will be a great team player who is self-motivated and can thrive in a collaborative environment.

  • Work with the Art Director, Environment Art Lead, and environment team to ensure artistic unity across the game
  • Use a combination of modeling, texturing, and set dressing/world building skills to help push the visual quality bar
  • Work closely with designers to ensure that gameplay spaces look visually interesting and are fun to play
  • Help plan out and develop individual environments from prototype to final art quality
  • Help create a strong vision for individual environments by collaborating closely with artists, designers, and engineers



  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates experience modeling, texturing, and set dressing environments for games
  • Must be comfortable taking on responsibility for development of complex environments while pushing the visual quality bar
  • Confident in interpreting and adapting to general and flexible direction
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be able to thrive in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment and both give and take direction well
  • Demonstrated experience working with modern FPS engines (UE4, etc.) and modern art pipelines
  • Strong work ethic and ability to maintain high quality and consistent progress without constant supervision
  • 3+ years of experience in game development with one or more shipped titles on multiple platforms
  • Proficient in Maya, Substance Painter, Zbrush, Marmoset, Quixel Mixer
  • Experience working with UE4
  • Experience working with a variety of modern art pipelines including modular, organic and hard surface construction
  • Demonstrated experience working with realistic art styles
  • Experience with AAA First Person action titlesFamiliarity with asset tracking and issue tracking tools such as Perforce and JIRA


Some of the benefits and perks our employees get to enjoy, include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • 401k matching
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Generous time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Career Improvement Program
  • Pet friendly office
  • Fully stocked kitchens, sponsored food trucks, and more
  • Discounts on products and services
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