Environment Artist / 3D Generalist


Hawthorne, CA, USA

Full time

UE4 Maya

Aug 18

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As a member of the Visualization Team, you will be responsible for the design and creation of digital assets and environments, as well as real-time and pre-rendered photorealistic automotive and product visualizations. Your work has the potential to be seen on a global scale, helping influence people and communities to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. 


  • Creation of realistic and fictitious virtual environments and assets. 
  • Scanning (photogrammetry) of real-world, organic environments and assets. 
  • Optimization of assets and scenes for use in both real-time and pre-rendered (ray traced/path traced). 
  • Material generation and virtual material prototyping (PBR pipeline). 
  • Environmental atmospheric and lighting setups. 
  • Creation of blueprints. 
  • UV and Texturing. 
  • Rendering high-quality, photorealistic content. 
  • Collaborating with leadership and design teams to create visually stunning imagery. 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Strong portfolio displaying your amazing skills as an Environmental Artist. 
  • Solid artistic and technical knowledge (preferably Unreal Engine). 
  • Experience with photogrammetry and knowledge of processing software (e.g. Reality Capture). 
  • Knowledge of PBR based workflows and software (e.g. Substance Designer / Painter / Alchemist). 
  • Ability to understand color, visual compositions and lighting. 
  • Knowledge of traditional DCC tools (e.g. Maya, 3ds Max, Blender, Zbrush, Photoshop). 
  • Accustomed to going above and beyond whilst working within tight deadlines. 
  • Excellent communicator, team player, resourceful and organized. 
  • Highly motivated and proactive. 
  • A passion for learning new tools/techniques and open to exchanging knowledge. 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of drone operation and experience in drone-based photogrammetry capturing and processing. 
  • Understanding of post-production, compositing and Photoshop workflows 
  • Experience design and modeling architectural based environments 
  • Perforce or related version management systems 
  • Automotive experience and a knowledge of vehicles 
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Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.