Senior Unity Technical 3D Artist

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Posted
November 15, 2021
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’re looking for a Full Time Senior Unity Technical 3D Artist with creative and technical expertise to develop challenging Unity scenes. You will be responsible for working with Unity and other graphics tools to merge the virtual with the real world.

Responsibilities

  • Support content production art teams in achieving top-quality results.
  • Developing technical tools and solutions to solve performance issues while executing artistic and game vision.
  • Identify and develop art-pipeline optimizations and tools for new and existing production workflow.
  • Optimize memory and game performance by realizing artistic and gameplay intentions within project constraints.
  • Create technical benchmarks to be used in production, implement optimizations and monitor the performance of the game.
  • Implement technical art features with the help of the programming team.
  • Cooperate and support other programmers and be part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Offer technical support to the art team in day-by-day production issues.
  • Share with the other artists and programmers best-practices and new tools.

Qualifications

  • Expert-level experience with Unity Game Engine
  • Expert in scripting with C# within the Unity environment
  • Experience creating real-time visual effects sequences
  • Knowledge of optimizing real-time 3D-graphics pipeline for PC and Console Platforms
  • Experience collaborating within a multi-person game studio a plus
  • Please attach a portfolio link including sketches/drawing examples
  • Must be eligible to work in United States
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills

Preference to Applicants with

  • Experience with profiling tools.
  • Experience with game editors, engines and multiple art and animation pipelines.
  • Different tech-art areas of interest in your past activity
  • BS or MS degree in design, games-related or technical field

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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