Key 3D Artist

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February 8, 2021
Full Time
Godalming, UK

We are searching for an experienced 3D artist to join us in creating a dynamic action game with a strong stylised aesthetic for PC and Console.

You will use your keen artistic eye and an enthusiasm for problem solving and execution to make inspirational and efficient game art. You will be working closely with the Art Director getting involved in every aspect of the art pipeline from concept, to creation, to game engine implementation.

Being part of a small team you’ll be working closely with all disciplines, having a say in all aspects of the game's creation and your voice and experience will be integral to enriching the Studio’s culture as it grows.

At Upstream Arcade we want to make iconic looking games and we want you to be an essential part of that.

You will be doing this:

  • Collaborate closely with the Art Director and other disciplines to create eye catching game art that works perfectly with the game’s design requirements.
  • Work independently on a variety of 3D/2D assets in multiple art disciplines
  • Develop and streamline art processes and pipelines to strike the right balance between efficiency, scope and fidelity without compromising craft.
  • Record and document processes to ease the flow of knowledge and information amongst the team.
  • Mentor and inspire future hires that join the team.
  • Direct and maintain your work schedule

You will have:

  • A keen eye for creating successful, visually interesting game art
  • A love and understanding of games and game art creation
  • A portfolio showing clean, optimal models for games, taken from concept to completion.
  • Experience in using 3D software (Maya/Max/Modo/Blender)
  • Excellent understanding of shape, form and scale
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of working with game engines
  • An eagerness to learn and improve working practices by bringing your own insight and experience to the team and studio

Additional or Desired Skills:

  • Able to create textures using 2D and 3D texturing software
  • Knowledge of Unity engine
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Illustrative / Concept art

This is a Permanent position.

How to Apply:

Please send your application to:

Job Reference: Ref UAART01

About Upstream Arcade

We are a small, plucky bunch with a desire to make beautiful looking, groundbreaking action games that stand out and play great. We understand what it takes to create something special while having a nice time and respecting each individual’s work life balance - we do not crunch!

We are devoted to a safe work environment that is inclusive and welcoming, reflecting the diversity in the world we live in. We want to build a lovely team and are always looking out for wonderful people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to join us on our adventures. Let’s make awesome stuff and have fun doing it.

We like to work together in the same place, sharing ideas, stories and inspirations, (although of course no one is doing that at the moment). We’d hope you do too.

If this sounds like your cup of tea, then please look at our current vacancies and get in touch!

Our Recent Release - West of Dead

Descend into the grim and gritty world of Purgatory in this cover-based shooter which combines the fluidity of twin-stick controls and tactical cover usage. Dodge behind cover as you try to outgun your enemies in the unknown procedurally generated hunting grounds.

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