Your Mission

At Blizzard Entertainment, we are passionate about creating immersive and visually stunning worlds. As a Senior Environment Artist, you will play a key role in bringing our gothic universe to life. Your primary focus will be on crafting modular and varied assets that empower our world builders. You will work closely with designers and other team members to develop the visually compelling worlds that our players expect.

In this role, a deep understanding of complex visual compositions, game camera needs, and world-building techniques is essential. Your contributions will include designing asset kits that support our team and directly building parts of our world. Collaboration is at the heart of our team; we value inclusivity, empathy, and professional growth. If you are a thoughtful and collaborative individual who thrives in a team-oriented environment, we believe you could be an excellent fit for us. Join us and help shape our future!

Location flexible:

“This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Albany, NY or Irvine, CA.”

What you bring to the table:

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Working with a highly motivated team of level artists to build our kit of assets to bring our world to reality.

  • Creating assets from concepts, references, and team ideas, with demonstrating their use in context with efficient, modular practices in mind.

Minimum Requirements


  • 5 Years experience creating environment content for video games

Knowledge & Skills

  • Modeling, sculpting, texturing, and assembling creative environment art assets, including natural environments and architecture.

  • Combining traditional art aesthetics with next-gen 3D techniques to create a unique visual style.

  • Developing a range of environment assets, including trees, architecture, foliage, and unique points of interest.

  • Creating real-time environment art models and textures from high-poly sculpts and source art.

  • Collaborating with artists, designers, and engineers in a team-oriented environment.

Key Attributes

  • A team-oriented approach to your work, understanding the importance of collaboration, and partnering with all departments

  • The ability to inspire others with an enthusiastic approach to game development and improving core art skills

  • A growth mindset to your work, the desire to find out new things each day in an effort to change as we learn new things

Extra Points 

  • Proficiency in Substance Designer

  • You have an exceptional understanding of the world around you, and a keen eye towards developing alluring and captivating environments that draw the player in

  • Proficiency in the latest modeling, sculpting, and procedural techniques for hand-crafted and stylized art

  • Passion for diverse creative influences, including games, movies, and animation

Your Platform

Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, and StarCraft®, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (, a division of Activision Blizzard, which was acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment experiences. Blizzard Entertainment has created some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed and genre-defining games over the last 30 years, with a track record that includes multiple Game of the Year awards. Blizzard Entertainment engages tens of millions of players around the world with titles available on PC via®, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.  

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply. 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;

  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.