Environment Artist


Located in the heart of the UK, Derby serves as the home for BULKHEAD, a centre for creativity and innovation matched by its occupants here at Cardinal Square. Housing our AAA team, our modern, highly accessible and ever-evolving work space is a hospitable and welcoming environment for all those who join us on our journey. With a body of over 100 talented team members spread across multiple teams and projects, involvement remains a key focal point in our growth and expansion as we go from strength to strength. Adapting with an ever-evolving industry has been a key principal for our young company as we move forward, with each individual as important as the last, a focused and versatile ensemble determined to remain functional in a competitive environment. Check out more here: bulkhead.com

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 100% salary
  • Hybird Remote, Derby
  • Offers relocation

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Derby, UK ⚠️


We are in a unique position at the start of a project to work with the latest technology the industry has to offer. We want to build the next AAA title taking our high-level standards in visuals to the next level. We are looking for an Environment Artist that possesses all the skills and passion to make a truly stunning next generation title.

As an Environment Artist at BULKHEAD, you will have excellent knowledge in asset generation and creating visually stunning scenes. You will be responsible for working with Artists, Designers, Programmers and Production to create and develop large-scale environments, props, and assets.

This is an in-studio role, and this is non-negotiable; however, we can offer bespoke relocation packages.

Currently, we are unable to offer any visa sponsorship.


-Working to a deadline and ensuring to create outstanding environments whilst keeping in mind engine constraints

-Following guidelines and concepts to create assets and worlds tied to the vision of the team

  • Understand and follow style guides to guarantee the consistency of the game

-Work with the Art Lead to ensure all milestones are hit in a professional manner

  • Create believable and photorealistic environments within UE5
  • Create game-ready assets given the technical limitations
  • Work within inter-disciplinary teams of artists, level designers and tech artists
  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high-quality standard
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally


-Expert understanding of current game art processes, limitations and dependencies

-Proficient experience with relevant software packages such as 3ds Max or Blender, Photoshop, Substance Designer / Painter and Zbrush

-A understanding of UE5 and its new technologies such as Nanite and Lumen and working with PBR materials to ensure all artwork is to a high standard.

  • Good English communication and writing skills

-Always chasing the highest possible quality

-Self-motivated and team focused


  • Heavy focus on environment art
  • Proficiency in high and low poly modelling
  • Proficiency in texturing, following PBR rules
  • Strong technical skills (modelling / baking / UVs / modularity / shaders)
  • Strong artistic skills (shapes / colours / proportions / lighting)
  • Keen eye for detail and realism


  • Experience with procedural content creation
  • Traditional painting skills
  • Experience with photogrammetry

-An excellent world builder


A pioneering UK video game studio dedicated to creating world-class gaming experiences.

Working Week

All our employees work a 4 day work week 32hrs per week

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Our Vacation Policy

Generous annual leave depends on job title and a 4-day work week.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We mostly work onsite from our office in Derby UK.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 110 across 8 departments:

  • engineering
  • arts and design
  • education
  • human resources
  • finance
  • +3 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Asset Generation
  • Deadline Management
  • Creating Environments
  • Team Work
  • Game Art Processes
  • 3Ds Max or Blender
  • Photoshop
  • Substance Designer / Painter
  • UE5 and Nanite and Lumen
  • PBR Materials Artwork
  • Self-motivated
  • Team Focused

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