Skybox Artist.
Skybox Labs
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
1d ago

SkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world's most iconic games. Our projects include working as a co-developer on Halo Infinite, projects in the Minecraft Universe, supporting the development of Magic : The Gathering Arena, and more.

As one of Vancouver's fastest-growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people developing independent projects to a team of over 200+ engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more.

SkyBox Labs is looking for a masterful Skybox Artist to help create beautiful environments for a well-known AAA game. Your canvas will be comprised of everything between the earth and the stratosphere, as millions of players worldwide experience your artist creations.

If you're interested in joining a team, renowned for creating some of the most stunning skies in the games industry, apply today!


  • Use a robust set of internal tools to illustrate and create high-quality skybox assets and compositions
  • Meticulously texture low poly objects to compose stunning 3D matte painted environments
  • Create 3D and 2D matte painted elements using Photoshop, Maya, and other additional internal tools
  • Use your knowledge in lighting, shaders, and geometry to bring sky environments to life
  • Collaborate with designers and artists across multiple disciplines both internally and with our external partners
  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in matte painting or skybox art in the games industry
  • Proficient in Maya, Photoshop, and other 2D / 3D programs
  • Strong skills in photorealistic painting, composition, and colour matching
  • A portfolio displaying 3D art with an emphasis on environments and skies
  • Experience integrating low poly art into a game engine
  • Nice-to-haves

  • Experience working on a shipped AAA title
  • Please note, only those with professional game experience will be considered for this role, and all applications must include a portfolio.

    A Culture of Empowerment, Collaboration and Personal Growth

    Our studio's success can be attributed to our culture of empowerment, collaboration and personal growth.

    At SkyBox Labs, you can contribute to industry-leading titles, from legendary AAA franchises to independent IP, without compromising on culture.

    As a rapidly growing independent company, we maintain a 'small studio' feel with our flat structure, leading with authenticity, and fostering connection.

    We relentlessly support your growth and development. From team building through personal interest groups and clubs to studio-wide knowledge sharing through learning lunches, and more formalized programs like SkyBox U, we support our team every step of the way.

    One major thing that we're proud of is that we've been able to grow to the studio that we are today while ultimately cultivating an environment of trust and mutual respect where you can thrive.

    We value our team members' diverse backgrounds, hobbies, skills, and interests and we celebrate them! This is demonstrated through our broad spectrum of social clubs : Join our soccer team, fitness group, or one of our many D&D groups - you can even start your own!

    Work During COVID-19

    In order to keep our employees, candidates and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our teams are working from home within Canada, with plans to a return in a hybrid capacity later in 2022.

    All interviewing, onboarding, and most work will take place remotely for the foreseeable future.

    SkyBox Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

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    Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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