3D Creative Designer / Artist

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

Posted
October 21, 2021
Full Time
United States
Remote

Nerd Ninjas seeks a West Coast (PST) based 3D Creative Artist to design, guide, and contribute to the creation of all visual aspects for an upcoming title. We're a fast-moving, multi-disciplinary, fully-remote team of creative professionals mostly based in Spokane, WA. The ideal candidate will understand the core of what makes games resonate with players. They will be able to collaborate with teammates to rally around a consistent vision for the world, player experience, & fun factor. These skills will be used to bring millions of simultaneous active players around the globe together for exciting new experiences that merge the real world with virtual ones.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work on top secret projects with Niantic (makers of Pokemon Go and the leader in geospatial gaming and AR)
  • Work remotely in the Pacific Time Zone with travel to Spokane, WA (Covid-willing) twice a year for fun, team-building retreats
  • Our culture is fun and unique and anti-drama (you'll love it!)

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to 3D design & production
  • Contribute in at least one other ways to the design team as well (see below)
  • Help kickoff new content ideas.
  • Interface with all teammates to ensure consistency of vision & branding.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of design experience shipping successful titles
  • 3D asset creation (model, texture)
  • We are looking for a multi-disciplined production artist who is also proficient in at least one of the following:
  • 2D design
  • UI/UX
  • Concept design
  • Animation (2D and/or 3D)
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Ability to work successfully remotely and be available during core team hours, M-F: 9:00am - 5pm Pacific Time
  • A passion for games
  • Must be a US resident

Pluses:

  • Prior experience with Unity3D
  • Experience with rapid prototyping
  • Previous experience at creating assets for a game production pipeline
  • Proficient knowledge of Git
  • Live in or around Spokane, WA or the greater PNW

How to Apply:

Send your portfolio and resume to careers@nerdninjas.com.

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About Nerd Ninjas

We are a startup of digital mercenaries creeping silently in the shadows to slay any project that crosses our path! We are relentless in our pursuit of making the highest quality games!

We are masterfully trained in the electronic arts with a combined nerd experience that has published 20+ video games (many of which have been in the App Store Top 10). We've killed it on projects for Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Niantic, MTV, and even made our own board games. We’ve brought together our keyboard-wielding, mouse-flipping skills to create NERD NINJAS. With each Ninja on the team averaging over 13 years of industry experience, we are a lean, agile, and elite cadre of passionate developers who are first and foremost, gamers at heart.

We're also hiring Unity developers! You can view and share all of our openings here.

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