3D Artist (Contract)

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January 12, 2022

Only you can see them, only you can save them.

Hololabs is developing a cutting edge mobile experience called Sky Haven, which features a breathtaking set of mysterious sky creatures viewable in augmented reality. These creatures are hidden to the naked eye but when viewed through a mobile device they appear real and part of the biome they inhabit. A variety of alien plant life also inhabits this hidden dimension.

We are looking for a 3D Modeler who will collaborate with the team to support our creative vision.  An artist with a broad skillset who will produce wide ranging assets from characters to props through all phases of development: design / concept, sculpting / modeling, surfacing and animating.

Job Description

  • Model, texture and rig 3D assets for animation.
  • Create high quality textures and materials.
  • Partner with the Art Director to deliver artistic vision for the game.
  • Collaborate with the technical artist and engineers to develop effective assets that work in the production pipeline.

Skills / Requirements

Core Requirements:

  • Professional experience modeling, texturing, and animating characters using Maya, Zbrush, and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs).
  • A passion for creature design, and a keen eye for form, shape, structure, silhouette, and movement when developing characters.
  • An ability to collaborate with the team and contribute to early exploration of creative techniques and production methods.
  • Ability to work in a High to Low poly workflow.
  • Good sense of asset organization and adherence to naming conventions

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Unity3D and the Universal Render Pipeline.
  • Animation experience.
  • Experience developing shaders.
  • Basic knowledge of version control.


This is a temporary position or contract, can be part time or full time, roughly 4-6 months of work.


Our offices are located in Victoria, BC and while it would be nice to see you in person for occasional meetings, this position is available for remote work.

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About Us

Founded in 2011 by researchers in intelligent systems and veterans from AAA gaming, Hololabs fuses creative interaction design with advanced engineering to create stunningly rich but simple new media experiences. With a portfolio ranging from interactive physical installations to mobile games and virtual reality, the company has collaborated with many renowned artists, participated in a number of festivals and conferences, and has won international awards for its products.

About Sky Haven

Sky Haven is an augmented world game, where players forge bonds with majestic alien sky creatures to build a thriving ecosystem in augmented reality (AR).

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