Environment Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA 100% Remote

Full time

Environment Artist


Oct 31

Epic Games is searching for a highly talented and creative Environment Artist to join our team in building some of the best-looking environments and props under the Fortnite IP. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them a strong understanding of form, function, and detail, the skill to interpret concept art, plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 5. Artists are required to be versatile and build ideally both organic and hard surface assets.

In this role, you will

  • Exhibit good color theory and technical expertise in architectural layout, lighting, scene composition, and environmental FX polish (bloom, color adjust, fog, etc.).
  • Model and texture a wide variety of props/assets.
  • Creatively model from rudimentary or unfinished concepts, showing an understanding of the goals of the design, to final, production-ready models.
  • Create solid, high-fidelity textures of any given surface.
  • Create shaders for environment assets, volumetrics, decals, ambient effects, etc.

What we're looking for

  • Highly skilled in relevant software, 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance, etc.
  • Solid communicator with the ability to work between disciplines.
  • A desire to work with complex and high-detail models
  • Great texturing skills and experience with PBR & materials.
  • Ability to take 2D concept art to completion.
  • Ability to provide feedback to outsourcers.
  • Complex, technical shader knowledge and background are a plus.


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

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Epic Games

Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology