3D Environment Artist

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We’re looking for an environment artist skilled at creating 3d architectural models, hard-surface props and foliage. Valve has different projects in various stages of production at all times. Artists will be expected to apply their skills in a wide variety of ways, depending on the day-to-day needs of these projects. We're interested in artists who share an equal passion for art and games.

Sorry, we do not accept student reels.

  • Sculpting high-resolution props and hard surface models in Zbrush, 3D Coat, Modo or similar software
  • Creating clean, low-resolution game topology and uv’s
  • Producing high quality textures for PBR workflows. (Production experience with Substance Painter/Designer and Quixel Suite a plus)
  • Working with game designers in creating worlds that improve the player’s experience
  • Designing and creating believable spaces with a focus on mood and storytelling
  • Five or more years of modeling experience in film or games
  • A good understanding of architecture as well as transportation and/or industrial design
  • Versatile across different art styles and genres
  • Drawing, sculpting, and other traditional art skills a plus
  • Communication skills that allow you to describe your process maturely and succinctly
  • Pride in and personal ownership of your work.
What We Offer
  • An organization where 100% of time is dedicated as groups see fit
  • The opportunity to collaborate with experts across a range of disciplines
  • A work environment and flexible schedule in support of families and domestic partnerships
  • A culture eager to become stronger through diversity of all forms
  • Exceptional health insurance coverage
  • Unrivaled employer match for our 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous vacation and family leave
  • On-site amenities in support of health and efficiency
  • Fertility and adoption assistance
  • Reimbursement for child care during interviews

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