Senior 3D Environment Artist

Afterburner Studios
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September 5, 2023
Full Time
ET +/- 3 hours

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior 3D Environment Artist to join our team. You will be an integral part of the environment development process, responsible for bringing our game’s worlds to life. You will collaborate closely with the art director, concept artists, and other members of our team to create models, materials, build, light and set-dress a variety of different worlds.

While this is a fully remote position, applicants will need to be available for core hours from 10am to 2pm ET in order to collaborate with coworkers.



  • Collaborate with the art director, designers and concept team in the creation of environments that support gameplay and storytelling.
  • Creation of production ready 3d models for architecture, foliage and miscellaneous props.
  • Creation of Shaders within Unreal.
  • Drive the lookdev of locations and environments while working closely with the art team.



  • Strong proficiency in industry-standard 3D modeling and Unreal Engine. 
  • Deep understanding of environment modeling, material development and level meshing.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively within a small, multidisciplinary team.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to project requirements and changes.
  • Overall artistic eye with a deep understanding of traditional principles such as atmospheric perspective, depth cues and visual balance.
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive, you thrive while working without supervision.



  • Prior work on Science Fiction / Science Fantasy projects


How to Apply

Please send us an email with your resume (or linkedin) and a link to your portfolio with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

We look forward to connecting with you!

Afterburner Studios

Afterburner Studios was formed in the summer of 2018 by three veteran game devs who were feeling burned out in more traditional development. Our debut title, Dreamscaper, an action roguelike with a lucid dreaming twist, launched in 2021. Since then it has gone on to reach over 600,000 players with an 89% positive rating on Steam.

Our next project is a larger, more ambitious title in the AA space – a science fantasy 3D action / adventure blending classic elements with new twists. We’re looking to expand our team with motivated individuals that are excited to work in a small, fast-paced indie studio, in order to make a big impact on our next game.


Join the Afterburners

With a wealth of knowledge from more traditional development, we set out to start a studio that allowed us to make games that are fun, player-first, and punch above our weight class. If you’re excited by multidisciplinary collaboration on a highly motivated, small team of crafts people, check out our open roles.

  • Fully Remote & Flexible. We’ve been fully remote from the start, with team members across the globe, encouraging flexible work schedules, so we can work how and when we want.

  • Small Team, Big Impact. Our small team size encourages multidisciplinary collaboration and rapid iteration. Team members play key roles in how our games shape up.

Join us as we break into the AA space and push the quality of indie games with our latest project.

Featured Game

Dreamscaper is an endlessly replayable Action Roguelike with a waking/dreaming gameplay cycle. By night, delve deep into your subconscious, facing nightmares in an ever-changing world filled with unique items, abilities, and challenges. By day, explore the city of Redhaven, build relationships and unlock permanent upgrades in order to take on the next dream stronger than ever.

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