3D Game Artist (Environment, Props)

Well Told
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December 8, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a 3D Game Artist. We need some help creating assets for our games, “Game Hub” area.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you!


Job Details

  • Freelance.
  • Remote or in-person (local preferred).
  • Location: Orange County, CA.


Responsibilities include:

  • Create both 3D sculpts and final low polygon game assets.
  • Create textures using Substance Painter.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4-5.
  • Iterate on game assets with the Art Team.
  • Comfortable working from sketch concepts and taking direction from reference and draw overs.
  • Set dress a space using existing assets
  • Creation of hero assets for a cowboy-themed ‘Home Base’ where the Player starts in Game.



  • 2-3 years’ experience in game development as an artist specializing in props using Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Blender, Substance Painter.
  • Understanding of next generation asset creation pipelines and tools.
  • Expertise in hard surface modeling techniques for use in creating complex mechanical objects such as weapons and props.
  • Good eye for composition and balance of detail in placing assets in a space
  • Self-motivation and communication skills.
  • Able to work creatively and flexibly as part of a small group.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers.
  • Understanding of our game’s style and creating work that is consistent with our project.


Bonus Points:

  • Have shipped any game title as a 3D artist specializing in environments or props.
  • Comfortable creating materials in Substance Designer.
  • Skill in one or more related disciplines – illustration, animation, visual effects, or technical art.
  • Experience in creating visual designs that support gameplay-oriented goals.


Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Portfolio and / or reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills required: Website, artstation, blog, etc.
Well Told

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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