3D Character Artist

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Posted
July 8, 2020
Contract
Anywhere
Remote
50,000 CAD

We are looking for a 3D Character Artist to join our talented team in creating the highest quality, beautiful characters for our current and future Achimostawinan Games projects. We welcome applicants from a diverse background and especially welcome candidates who reflect our company mandate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sculpt and model compelling, 3D characters, according to the game style and art direction;
  • Create additional character assets such as hair, accessories, clothing, etc.;
  • Texture the characters and character assets;
  • Reflect the art direction of the project;
  • Deliver clean and optimized low polygon models, and efficient UV layouts according to the project’s technical requirements;
  • Manage own time and work efficiently within production deadlines;

Qualifications

  • Ability to work from reference materials such as photography or concept art;
  • A good sense of anatomy, and proportions;
  • Time management and ability to work within deadlines;
  • Solid knowledge of digital sculpting – in ZBrush, Mudbox or equivalent software;
  • Solid knowledge of low-poly modeling and UV mapping  – in Maya, 3D Max or equivalent software;
  • Excellent texturing skills in Substance Painter and/or Photoshop in a PBR workflow;
  • Organized and clean workflow, compatible with a collaborative environment;
  • Ability to absorb, apply and give constructive feedback;
  • Ability to adapt to different artistic styles;
  • Good English communication skills;

Nice To Have

  • Understanding of the technical constraints in game development and ability to apply them when creating characters;
  • Previous experience in game development;
  • Previous experience in Unreal Engine;
  • Traditional drawing and sculpting skills;
  • Experience working in an Indigenous arts organization

Details

  • Location: Remote (Timezone EST)
  • Start: Late November/Early December 2020
  • Type: Contract (10-12 months)
  • Contract: $50,000 CAD/annually
  • Benefits: No

Please send us a copy of your updated CV in English and a link to your online portfolio.

About Achimostawinan Games

Achimostawinan Games is an Indigenous owned and operated video game company dedicated to developing Indigenous games for an Indigenous audience (and the world) while also helping Indigenous artists and communities develop interactive and digital content. At Achimostawinan Games, we strive to create stories that speak to you. After all, Achimostawinan means, “Tell us a story” in Cree. We believe in crafting original Indigenous stories for an original Indigenous audience.

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