3D Character Artist

Chimera Entertainment
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Posted
April 13, 2022
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. Our company was founded in 2006 with the support of the production house remote control productions. In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion.

Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. In terms of development and marketing of our high-class games, and thanks to our 10-year expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform-development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution” we are one of Germany’s leading game developers. And with you as a potential member of our ambitious over 60-strong team, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world.

Right now we are also working on a still confidential mobile game based on a popular strategy brand with a leading global publisher!

Your role:

As a 3D Artist(f/m/d) with Focus on Characters at Chimera Entertainment, you will create high-quality, visually appealing games within an experienced, international and flexible team. As a successful and ambitious company with a sustainable and transparent leadership style, all of our employees work with dedication and a team-first attitude. Working on state-of-the-art projects with high-profile partners will be your opportunity to grow and expand your knowledge within the games industry in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:

  • Create high-quality 3d characters and props for different platforms from mobile to pc/console
  • Work closely with art direction and game designers to reach expected results
  • Help develop creative asset workflows

Who we’re looking for:

  • Professional expertise in creating 3d assets using ZBrush and Blender or 3d package of your choice
  • Expert knowledge in texturing with Substance Painter, Photoshop, and/or 3dCoat
  • Operating proficiency in Unity 3D
  • Extensive knowledge of art fundamentals such as light, color, and composition
  • Solid understanding of the human form, proportions, and mechanics
  • Ability to adapt to new art styles
  • Basic rigging and skinning knowledge
  • Ability to work self-directed and reliable
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and a team player
  • You have good communication skills within small team structures (written and spoken in the English language)
  • Passionate about video games and game development

Nice to have:

  • Experience in shaders
  • Rigging and skinning skills that can be used by character animators

What's in for You?

  • A high talented & motivated Team
  • Flat hierarchy in a friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • A creative, casual, and international workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • Remote work ​possible
  • Being part of a strong family of European game developers
  • Professional health coaching with a personal Trainer (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Our Core Values

  • Passion. We’re in the gaming industry because we are gamers by heart, we love what we do, and we always strive to deliver the very best experience to our audience. With true passion, commitment and enthusiasm we put our heart in every new game!
  • Flexibility. Our future depends on flexibility. Responding to the markets fast-changing needs is the only road to success. We’re not restricted to certain genres or platforms – we’re able to adapt to an ever-changing environment, in game-design as well as technology.
  • Team Spirit. It takes a great team to make a great game. We foster juniors as well as bring in industry veterans to create a work environment where we learn, improve and share knowledge every day. We energize, respect, support and encourage - we believe in people!
  • Sustainability. Our goal is to get better with every game we make. In terms of quality, in finding and keeping the staff that makes our games stand out, in developing multiple games simultaneously, and in constantly shaping our infrastructure to improve our daily work.

Working With Us

We are International and Diverse - Games are global, and so are we. Our team members hail from 19 different countries, from the US all the way to Uzbekistan, from Brazil to Zimbabwe, and from all parts of Germany. We support and foster diversity and believe in equal opportunity.

We Never Stop Learning - In the ever-changing and fast-moving games industry, nobody can afford to stop learning – which is something we wholeheartedly acknowledge and embrace. Whether it’s personal coaching by a certified external trainer, in-house workshops and training, or making learning resources available to our employees on every level– we make sure that we always stay ahead of the pack and on top of the latest trends.

We want you to Have Fun. Seriously! - No matter how much you’re enjoying your work, having fun and letting loose is also important. We offer and support joint activities like our annual company outing at world-famous Oktoberfest, our Christmas party, skiing/snowboarding trips in the Alps, having barbecues at the local river Isar or simply getting together after work for a round or two at laser tag or an escape room.

Make Munich Your Home - Munich is one of the most desirable places to live as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe – and for good reason! Quality of life is fantastic here – our city is diverse, safe, clean and no matter whether you’re into culture, sports, nightlife or food, Munich has lots of options for everyone. Our offices are located centrally and is easily reached by the many public transportation options Munich has to offer. There are lots of restaurants and bars in walking distance, not to mention Munich’s most famous beergarden!

Our Featured Games

Enter Bird Island in Angry Birds Evolution – a visually stunning RPG with hundreds of new Angry Birds to collect. It’s up to you to assemble an unstoppable team of evolved super birds, battle and kick the pigs out of Bird Island.

Angry Birds Epic sends you on a sprawling adventure across the tropical beaches, frosty mountains, and deep dungeons of Piggy Island in hundreds of challenging levels. Collect and craft a huge arsenal of weapons, and wield powerful magic to defeat fearsome boss pigs and their many minions. Crush troublesome pigs in battle to win epic loot, craft ever more powerful weapons and level up your party. To victory!

Ancaria is doomed and only you can save it! Face up to the Demon Lords and prevent them from opening the Gates of Hell in Sacred Legends, the new mobile RPG based on the renowned Sacred brand. Level up your hero, learn powerful skills, forge epic weapons, collect valuable loot and breach your way into the heart of the realm.

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