Hard Surface Weapons Artist

Deviation Games
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are looking for a Hard Surface / Weapon Artist to join our growing team!


  • Create high quality models and assets (Weapons and gadgets) in both high-poly and low-poly versions
  • Help team in creating packages for outsource, as well as reviewing and optimizing weapon models provided by outsource
  • Possess the organizational skills and have the expertise to complete weapon models from start to finished textured assets
  • Ability to take direction and to quickly address Art Direction and Animation feedback
  • Must work well with other disciplines in a studio environment

Skills & Requirements

  • 3+ years of AAA experience in a game industry pipeline
  • Expert in 2D/3D Software packages (Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter/Designer, Mari, Photoshop)
  • Expert in creating materials for models, including experience working with a PBR workflow
  • Highly creative and an expert in both modern and futuristic hard surface design
  • Experience in creating weapon models that are ready for animation
  • Experience working in a fast paced AAA Studio production pipeline
  • Self-motivated problem solver with the ability to work well independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the games industry
  • 2+ shipped AAA titles as a weapon/ hard surface artist
  • Ability to quickly learn new software tools and pipelines
  • Experience working in game engines
  • Expert in creating polished models for use in games
  • Expertise in optimizing meshes for games
  • Ability to concept original weapons/gadgets

Online portfolio or demo reel requested. Please include screenshots of your meshes and finished fully textured models.      

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

We’re Deviation Games. Yes, we’re new, and it’s our mission to make the most engaging, innovative games on the planet. Our founders started this company to develop the types of games they themselves want to play. We are looking to build teams of creative inventors, who learn from each other and work on the leading edge of what is possible in video game creation.