Senior Environment Artist

For Automaton Games Limited in Cambridge, UK

  • Permanent


  • Create high quality environments working within a predefined art style as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Deliver a high level, in-budget quality within fixed time constraints.
  • Balance technical, gameplay, and artistic constraints and work collaboratively to reach solutions between disciplines.
  • Create speed modelled environments to flesh out briefs for fast iteration.
  • Present, discuss, and critique your own work as well as other members in the team, providing constructive and effective feedback and direction.


  • Development experience on multiple shipped AAA titles.
  • A thorough knowledge of modern shader models.
  • An enthusiasm and technical ability to learn new processes.
  • An ability to work with a high level of autonomy but are also comfortable working with feedback and take direction effectively.
  • A broad knowledge of both current and past video game environments.
  • A high proficiency in industry standard tools (Max, Maya, zBrush, Substance, Photoshop).
  • Experience in Mel, MAXScript, or Python scripting is beneficial.
  • Experience in using or creating photogrammetry is beneficial.
  • Applicants must have the permanent right to work in the UK.


  • Demonstrate the ability to create large, open world, organic environments.
  • Demonstrate your ability to create multiple complex environments, both interior and exterior, in multiple architectural styles.
  • Show at least one environment demonstrating strong creative vision, an eye for detail, composition and visual storytelling.
  • Demonstrate at least one environment created within strict performance budgets.
  • Demonstrate both hard and soft surface 3D modelling techniques.
  • Demonstrate PC PBR quality texturing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to UV complex objects efficiently.
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