Environment Artist - Fortnite

Cary, North Carolina, United States


For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award-winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Epic is excited to search for an experienced Environment Artist to join the Fortnite team. In this role, you’ll be working in a collaborative environment with a world-class art team. Your portfolio of assets and full environments should demonstrate understanding of form, function, detail, and your experience interpreting concept art brought to life in Unreal Engine 4. We look forward to seeing your versatility through both organic and hard surface assets.

The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Creating outstanding environments in the style of Fortnite, from larger scene work to single assets

  • Maintaining or exceeding a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work

  • Working collaboratively with a cross-discipline team to make Fortnite environments come to life

  • Building 3D worlds using 3D assets, geometry manipulation, particle effects, texturing, and environment beautification

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Portfolio pieces showing high-quality environments and props

  • Ability to model clean, seamless models from concept art

  • 3+ years professional experience as an Environment Artist, or making work as part of a team

  • Fluent in 3DSMax, Substance Designer/Painter, or similar

  • Strong understanding of Unreal Engine 4 puts you at the top of the list

  • Strong art fundamentals

  • Experience creating stylized art

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Please submit your resume with a portfolio and we’ll be in touch soon.  

This is going to be Epic!