Job Posting: Experienced Character Modeler & Texture Artist

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Red Hook Studios, developers of the hit indie rpg Darkest Dungeon are seeking an exceptional, experienced, full-time character modeler/texture artist  to join us as we work on our next great game!

We want someone who can go beyond simply matching orthographic drawings – we’re looking for an artisan who can become part of the creative process and enjoy an invigorating back and forth with our concept team to arrive at a final model.  High-fidelity sculpts are not as important as a pleasing fusion of model and texture.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret concept art to create stunning and stylish 3d models.
  • Work with the Art Director to interpret a striking, stylized aesthetic.
  • Work with technical artists/animators to ensure models are efficiently built for rigging.
  • Collaborate with the Art Director and engineers to help craft the in-game look/shaders.
  • Develop a 3d style guide and workflow that balances production speed with fantastic results.

Qualifications:

    • Required: A+ character modeling skills
    • Required: A+ texturing skills
    • Required: 5+ years industry experience
    • Software: Substance Designer/Painter, zbrush, Maya
    • Self-Starter:  You’re self-motivated with a strong work ethic who can thrive without micromanagement.
    • Professional:  You understand that feedback is an important part of the creative process and are comfortable receiving it.
    • Game enthusiast:  You’re up on gaming trends & try to play them when able
    • Familiarity with Darkest Dungeon gameplay preferred

Duration: Full-Time Permanent (with 3 month probationary period)

Location: Vancouver, BC on site

(Immigration is a possibility, but preference is given to local applicants)

Compensation: DOE

Please note: Short list applicants will be asked to do a small paid art test

Red Hook Studios is comprised of an inclusive and supportive group of people.  We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

Send us your resume and portfolio with “Experienced Character Modeler” in the subject: jobs@redhookgames.com

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