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Schell Games (Pittsburgh, PA) 3D World Builder/Environment Artist Opening

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Schell Games is currently seeking a talented World Builder/3d Environment artist to join our team full time.


Schell Games works on a variety of different titles ranging from online worlds and educational experiences to theme park attractions. Our candidate would start work right away for a current tablet-based, groundbreaking action-adventure title in Unity 3D. 

Our ideal candidate will be able to integrate well into a multi-disciplined pod for creation of engaging and visually compelling levels. The ability to communicate well both verbally and written is essential. Candidate should have an excellent eye for creative world building and the ability to respond professionally to feedback and art direction. Candidate should display the ability to do first-pass lighting of levels for navigation and mood, as well as create any assets needed to fully flesh out scenes. 

Passion for precise level/prop design and the ability to work in a wide range of styles within the media is crucial. Previous experience working within optimization guidelines, creation of VFX, or shader work is a plus. We’re looking for someone excited about cross-disciplined collaboration and making great worlds with us! 


  • A minimum of 3 years experience 
  • Portfolio of work must be available for review, displaying examples of various elements of environment design and propwork
  • Understanding of optimization limitations and methodology
  • Sculpting in ZBrush and high to low poly process
  • Excellent texture abilities of both realistic and painterly style/materials
  • Expert knowledge of Maya and/or 3DSMax
  • Flexibility with adoption of art styles and direction is critical
  • List and example media from previously released title work

Desired Skills and Pluses:

  • BS/BA/BFA degree in graphic design, fine arts, animation, visual communication, or similar
  • 2d texture mapping of 3d models
  • Unity engine experience
  • Lighting and rendering experience
  • Scriptwriting for export
  • Shader and effects experience

To apply for this position please click here.

To see this and other job opportunities, or to learn more about Schell Games, please visit our website.


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