3D Environment Artist

Hidden Leaf Games
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April 22, 2022
Full Time

Hidden Leaf Games is an indie game development studio founded with the mission of delivering a world-class experience that focuses on competition, progression and social play. We believe games are meant to be played together, regardless of skill level or platform. At our core, we’re players who deeply value the social and community interactions that competitive moments have to offer. We believe that competitive games create lasting moments and are committed to recreating that experience for others to enjoy.

We’re looking for a 3D Environment Artist to join our Maps team to help deliver awesome environments that push our game to the next level. The Environment Artist will closely partner with the rest of the Art Department to help bring the environments to life while delivering essential gameplay clarity.


  • Use your artistic skills to create awesome stylized environments that communicate essential gameplay information whilst creating a fun and engaging gameplay experience.
  • Strong narrative and environmental storytelling skills with regards to set dressing and world building
  • Collaborate with the maps lead, technical artist and engineers to develop pipelines and set a high bar for quality, consistency and visual aesthetic for the rest of the team.
  • Find creative ways to optimize your assets to deliver on the vision while staying within the performance limits
  • Help to grow your team by providing feedback and mentorship to more junior artists

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-3+ years of professional experience as an environment artist in games
  • Experience creating high-quality, stylized environments
  • Experience working in Zbrush, Substance, and Maya or other industry standard 3D software
  • Experience working in Unreal or other game engine
  • Expert understanding of composition, form, color and light and how it applies to 3D environments

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of 3D modeling
  • Excellent 3D stylized sculpting skills
  • Solid hand-painted texturing skills
  • Experience in UE4
  • Previously worked on live service games or shipped games
  • 5+ years of professional experience as an environment artist in games

About Us

We're a venture-funded game studio based across the world looking to create games meant to be played with anyone, anywhere. Our mission is to create core PvP games that focus on competitive mastery, core progression and social play. If you're looking to join a team that allows tons of creative freedom, ownership and moves fast, please apply!

We're hiring artists, animators, designers, engineers, producers, QA, and a UX director. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

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