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Job Description


Steel Wool Studios is looking for a 3D Environment Artist to bring our game titles to life. Our ideal applicant will be skilled in a range of styles and experienced in the game environment art pipeline. In addition, this person must be able to work both independently and alongside other designers and engineers to implement a variety of different gameplay functions. Our office is located in the Bay Area, Oakland, CA, but we have adapted to working from home, so remote candidates are encouraged to apply.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Produce high quality and optimized game environments in UE4

  • Create game ready models and assets in a variety of visual styles while addressing feedback in a timely manner

  • Proactively collaborate with a cross functional team to share knowledge and work towards the betterment of the project as a whole

  • Work with engineers and designers to implement level designs into the engine

  • Optimize and maintain the studio’s environment asset pipeline


  • 3+ years of industry experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the environment art pipeline including modeling, shading, and lighting

  • Highly proficient in UE4, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance Painter, and/or other 3D software

  • Working knowledge of hardware limitations for current and next-gen devices

  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently for extended periods


  • An avid gamer with a passion for creating great games

  • C# knowledge

  • Experience with working alongside outsource teams

  • Adept at working in a fast pace, iterative environment

  • Experience working with Virtual Reality environments and platforms including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR


Oakland, CA

Job Type

Full Time

Software Knowledge

unity, unreal engine

Skills Requirement

Architectural Visualization, Architectural Design,

Closing Date


How to Apply

If all of those job requirements seem to be describing you, and you like the sound of working at Steel Wool, then you should apply! Send your resume, website and/or work to hiring@steelwoolgames.com. We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.