3D Character Artist

Drinkbox Studios
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January 23, 2023

Drinkbox Studios is looking to hire an experienced 3D Character Artist for an upcoming undisclosed project. The candidate must have strong character modelling and rigging skills. We’re looking for someone creative who can problem-solve translating 2D concepts into stylized characters. We're crafting a stylized world, and the designs will be unique and challenging.



Drinkbox Studios is a collaborative environment. We’re seeking someone with great communication skills and a flexible problem-solving mind. Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Art Director to define a unique look for the characters
  • Creation of 3D character art (modelling, rigging, texturing) including player characters, enemies, NPCs, etc.
  • Ability to quickly prototype
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Production, Design, and Art teams


The Ideal Candidate has

  • Professional 3D rigging experience
  • Professional 3D modelling and texturing experience
  • Proficiency in Blender, Maya, or equivalent
  • Willing to think technically, learn new tools, and solve creative problems 
  • Experience integrating art into game engines and using 3D art pipelines
  • Ability to create high-quality stylized characters
  • A passion for video games and video game art
  • Self sufficient when it comes to problem solving, time management and task management.
  • Experience with animation or VFX is a plus



2 month initial contract with possibility of extension



Drinkbox Studios is located in the Liberty Village neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada. Working remotely is possible, however residence in Ontario, Canada is preferable.


‍How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send us an email with an up-to-date resume and portfolio.

Drinkbox Studios

Drinkbox Studios is a small, independent video game developer based in Toronto, Canada. Best known for the celebrated Guacamelee! series, Drinkbox also developed and published the touch-based action-adventure Severed, alien platformer Mutant Blobs Attack, and most recently the form-shifting ARPG Nobody Saves the World.  Drinkbox has been creating bold, colourful, and critically acclaimed games since 2008.

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