3D Game Artist, Mobile Games (Environment)

Studios | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-DS31219
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
03/12/2019
Department:
Studios

Life at Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises, including Big Fish Casino, Gummy Drop, Fairway Solitaire, Jackpot Magic Slots and Cooking Craze. Founded in 2002, we serve millions of players every day and are dedicated to providing players with the opportunity to play, connect, compete and discover anywhere and on any device. We are dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play.

Our four core beliefs are what makes working at Big Fish Games unique. We believe in a work environment that:

  • Creates opportunities for impact
  • Shares a passion for challenge
  • Cultivates a spirit of creativity
  • Thrives through collaboration

Summary and Mission

We are looking for an experienced and talented 3D Artist to join a motivated team creating our next big creative and exciting title. The ideal candidate is an excellent artist with a deep understanding of 3D production using the Unity engine with a genuine passion for making games with heart and soul.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and implement high-quality, game ready, 3D art assets
  • Compose stunning real-time scenes with effective staging, lighting and atmosphere
  • Implement and optimize game assets using expert knowledge of the Unity game engine
  • Assist in adding life to scenes and assets with ambient animations and effects where needed
  • Collaborate and communicate daily across all disciplines
  • Proactively seek out new or improved tools and workflows to improve efficiency and fidelity

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in games
  • Strong traditional sculpture, drawing, painting, and texturing skills
  • Deep and proven understanding of 3D game asset creation using tools such as: Maya, Adobe CC, Z-brush, Substance painter, Unity etc
  • Excellent sculpting, modeling & texturing skills with a proven understanding of creating and implementing top quality production ready assets
  • Shipped game products or other related mobile products
  • Open minded, natural collaborator with an eagerness to play and learn
  • Ability to integrate into existing workflows while also identifying how and where processes can be improved and optimized
  • Sense of humor, passion for your work, and desire to grow yourself and those around you
  • Able to concept and create under minimal to moderate supervision
  • Well-presented online portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Avid gamer and mobile app enthusiast
  • Mobile platform experience preferred
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about the games industry/ development.
  • Experience in SCRUM/Agile production methodologies
  • Competency with rigging, skinning, and animation setups