Lead 3D Artist

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Posted
July 30, 2020
Full Time
Toronto, ON
Remote

**This position has been closed.**

We’re looking for a Lead 3D Artist to help craft a new game at Snowman in downtown Toronto.

You’ll be joining a small team, where you’ll work closely with our Art Director to translate their visual concepts to in-game stylized worlds, while owning the game’s visual pipeline. You’ll have a central role in the visual development of our new title, creating breathtaking environments and memorable scenes that fit Snowman’s beloved and recognizable visual brand.

The perfect candidate has strong artistic, technical and managerial skills. This is a full-time, onsite position with occasional opportunities to work from home.

Skills

  • Exceptional knowledge of real-time modelling, texturing and shading techniques.
  • Knowledge of technical constraints relating to real time, 3D engines, and level editors.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and management skills.

Responsibilities

  • Sculpt/model UV & texture meshes in a stylized non-PBR pipeline.
  • Work closely with art director to bring their designs to life.
  • Works closely with other department leads to define technical art limitations, and provide technical leadership across art department.
  • Manage asset approval process while maintaining a high quality standard.
  • Accurately estimate, plan and schedule art department.

Requirements

  • At least 1 shipped title, preferably at a senior level position on iOS.
  • At least 8 years 3D and gaming industry experience using any 3D package and game engine.
  • Based in Toronto, or willing to relocate.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Unity engine.
  • Ability to model characters and/or foliage.
  • Draftsmanship skills.
  • Knowledge of Python, MEL, MAX Script or a programming language (C++, C# etc.)
  • Coaching/mentoring skills.

This job will be based out of our studio in downtown Toronto. Due to COVID-19, this position will be temporarily remote until our office re-opens.

If interested, apply with your resume and portfolio with a subject of "Lead 3D Artist". All qualified candidates must pass an art test as part of the interview process for this position.

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