Building environments to fill a rich and beautiful universe

As an Environment Artist at CIG, you will be joining a team responsible for creating all the amazing locations in the game. Star Citizen is a universe filled with solar systems, each of which are filled with diverse locations all of which the player can seamlessly fly down to from space and explore on foot.

You will be responsible for creating high quality hard surface locations for Star Citizen, this could be anything from a Space Station in low orbit around a planet to a cityscape located on a planet. The art pillars of the game are Cinematic Sci-Fi Realism, so you will be creating believable architectural kits in a range of architectural styles and building locations which will inspire players and take their breath away.

Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history.

We are a crowdfunded company and have a dedicated and enthusiastic community of backers who are helping us create the “Best Damn Space Sim Ever”.

What does an Environment Artist at CIG do?

  • Create believable environments which are rich in detail and will inspire the player to explore
  • Create photorealistic architectural kits and props
  • Work closely with the Art Lead and Art Director to make sure the artistic vision is coming to life
  • Collaborate with other departments to help create the best experience possible

What we would want to see?

  • Someone who is passionate about creating inspirational environments
  • Experience in creating photorealistic artwork or in the sci-fi genre
  • Understanding key aspects of the discipline like modelling, shading and lighting
  • Someone who loves to be part of a passionate team and is able to communicate effectively

If you’ve always wanted to create beautiful and exotic sci-fi environments which you can explore and get lost in then this could be the position for you, so please apply immediately.

Diversity Statement

CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it’s our differences that make it special.

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