Environment Artist

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What we need:

Smilegate Barcelona is seeking an Environment Artist to help us create a vast, expansive open world. This position has a strong focus on world building and level creation. The ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of modeling and texturing both organic and hard surfaced assets.

What the role involves:

  • Create photo realistic assets and environments from concepts using the latest industry tools.
  • Maintains consistent style under the direction of the Art Director and Lead Environment Artist.
  • Creatively troubleshooting technical limitations.
  • Build urban, interior, and natural spaces.
  • Set dresses with modular assets in-editor within scope of the project's metrics and rules.
  • Optimize and deliver clean assets with the correct organization.

Role requirements:

  • At least one shipped AAA title.
  • Expertise in 3ds Max, Maya,Photoshop, or other technologies utilized in the production of game art.
  • Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation.
  • At minimum, have a baseline understanding of content optimization and best practices for creating art efficiently for real time performance.
  • Thrive in a collaborative, iterative development environment.


  • Deep experience with Unreal tools (blueprints, shaders/materials, cascade etc.)
  • An understanding of Houdini in games.
  • Advanced understanding of Physically Based Shading materials and lighting.
  • Substance Designer skills a plus.

About us:

Aiming to create best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories, a team of Game Industry veterans is building a new AAA Open World game studio in Barcelona, backed by a quality-first market leading publisher and developer. If you are an experienced team player who loves game creation, values autonomy within a multi-national team, and would welcome the challenge of building new IPs and career defining games - get in touch.



  • 23 vacation days per year + Christmas Holiday (From Dec 24 ~ Jan 1) 
  • Flexible Working Hours & Flexible Friday.
  •  Restaurant Tickets:  approx 180 € per month (2.160€/year).
  • Private Health insurance including dental coverage.
  • Breakfast in the Office.
  • Nespresso coffee, organic fruit and other beverages
  • Company parties and events.
  • Friday beers and the most important....very nice SmileMates 

Are you ready to join our Smile-family? We are already excited to have you! 


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Diagonal 409
08008 Barcelona Directions View page

Why join us?

We offer you an excellent place to work in the center of Barcelona, well communicated in a sunny office. We will keep you engaged and motivated. You will be part of the next AAA open world game and you will enjoy the process.

But let's go to the details:

  • Medical Insurance

    Smilegate will cover you with our medical plan.

  • Office perks

    Weekly fresh fruit, tasty coffee, and other office daily needs.

  • More benefits incoming

    Stay tuned! We're working to get an amazing welcome pack for our new joiners.

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