big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Environment Artists - North, UK


Our client leads the field in their area. Creating games across platforms as part of a truly global content provider. Due to the number of titles in development they are seeking to hire an Environment Artist for their studio in the North, UK.


  • Responsible for creating in-game environments compliant with the game design, both technically and aesthetically.
  • Creating 3D models using packages provided (Maya, Z-Brush and Photoshop).
  • Creating and applying 2D textures – create and apply texture maps to the specification set by the Lead Artist.
  • Lighting environments – ability to apply good lighting principles to all artistic output.
  • Creating materials/shaders – Diff/Spec/Norm maps etc. and being responsible for the final look.


  • Good working knowledge and proficiency in Maya, Z-brush and Photoshop.
  • Good understanding of in-house tools and software used in development.
  • Good demonstration of skills through CV/Showreel/Website or Art Tests.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Excellent artistic ability.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to

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