3D Character Artist

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Posted
January 5, 2022
Full Time
United States
Remote

Hi, we're Decoy Games. Last year, we released our first commercial game Swimsanity! on PC and all Consoles with full online crossplay support, alongside promotions such as Xbox Games With Gold and Amazon Prime Gaming. We are thrilled to announce that as of today, “Swimsanity!” has eclipsed 1.4 million downloads!

We recently signed with one of the world's most trusted publishers to deliver our next game, and it's going to be bigger and better than anything we have done before. As an indie studio, it was important for us to maintain creative control over our next game to ensure that we maintain the same uniqueness and excitement that you have come to expect out of Decoy Games. While we cannot reveal the publisher or the game today, just know that we are beyond excited to get started on our next game.

And what does getting started on a project this big mean? Decoy Games is officially scaling up!

This is our official call out to all developers, artists, writers, and creators to reach out. We want to build an extremely diverse and talented team capable of bringing our vision to a reality from this game and beyond. We always have interesting projects going on here at Decoy Games, and we want you to be a part of it. Our vision has always been to create unique and engaging experiences beyond what we have done at this point. We are thrilled to grow our team to continue that journey.

The Role

We are looking for a Full Time 3D Character Artist to join our talented team in creating the highest quality, awesome characters for our current and future games.‍

Responsibilities

  • Create 3D assets and textures for a wide range of characters, costumes, creatures and critters.
  • Work closely with the rest of the art team to maintain a consistent and always improving aesthetic across all 3d assets in the game.
  • Understand game requirements to create assets that are optimized for gameplay, deformation and animation.
  • Receive feedback from art director, animators and design, and editing your creations based on the comments received.
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback.

Qualifications

  • Professional experience as a 3D Artist in games or related industries.
  • Experience with PBR material pipeline and lighting.
  • Expertise in industry-standard content creation tools, such as Blender, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter and Unity Game Engine.
  • An eye for sculpting, composition, texture, color, and lighting.

Preferred

  • Portfolio showcasing a breadth of stylized art.
  • Professional experience working in Unity Game Engine.
  • Other discipline experience such as environment art, shader development, VFX, procedural asset creation a huge plus.

Benefits

  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Remote

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About Us

Decoy Games is a video game company founded by two brothers, who had no prior professional game development experience. They used their deep passion for video games and extensive imagination to start building Decoy Games. Today, Decoy Games is a multi-award winning game company focused on creating unique game experiences, merchandise and content while also using their platform to encourage innovation across all aspects of the game industry.

At Decoy Games we strive to be a symbol of inclusion, diversity and inspiration to all who aspire to be a part of the game industry. We make it our mission to ensure that this is reflected in our team and the products we create. We have taken great pride in creating several platforms for people around the world in all communities to learn about and engage in the world of gaming.

About Swimsanity!

Swimsanity! is a multiplayer underwater shooter with action-packed Co-Op and Versus game modes, all supported by online and local play. You play as our hero Mooba, who uses a variety of unique power ups and weapons to survive in this aquatic world.

Whether you're teaming up with friends to swim into Adventure mode, or clashing in competitive matches such as Last Mooba Standing, there's more than 150+ challenges to complete across 8 action-packed Game Modes in Swimsanity! All modes can be played online or locally.

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