3D Generalist

SaltyVerse
Burbank, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are a small independent game team pushing the boundaries of where games and media intersect to create the future of interactive entertainment.  We focus on combining games with linear media to find new and exciting ways to enthrall our users; adding new layers of engagement with the content they’re already consuming. Creating new forms of entertainment isn’t easy, and that’s the way we like it.

We're looking for an artist that has the ability to adapt to a diverse range of styles and challenges. The role will be part of a team of multiple artists working quickly and consistently to deliver innovative, high-quality ideas across a range of genres and styles.

Skills & Requirements

KEY QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Collaborate on the development of all visual aspects of our products.

  • Conceptualize, present, and execute ideas within a schedule, while actively participating in technical and artistic problem-solving.

  • Proficient working in a highly stylized art style.

  • Proficient in modeling, texturing and rendering along with basic animation.

  • Proficient in prototyping new ideas in Unity with little supervision. 

  • Ability to rapidly prototype and block-out levels along with setting up proper lighting.

  • Outstanding collaboration, conceptual, artistic and technical skills.

  • The successful candidate will be able to concept and create under minimal to moderate supervision.

  • Proficient in using Maya to generate Engine Ready assets for Unity.

  • Familiar with versioning management systems (Perforce, Git, etc.) and game engine collaboration best-practices (prefabs, asset naming, organized directory hierarchies, etc.)

  • 2+ years experience working within a game studio environment or other applicable experience. 

NICE TO HAVES

  • Competency with rigging, skinning for advanced animation setups

  • Comfortable creating basic to intermediate animations

  • Comfortable with the PBR shader workflow using tools such as Substance

  • Particle/FX  system experience

  • Character modeling experience

  • ZBrush sculpting experience

  • Shipped-title experience

  • Tech art skillset, comfortable diving into complex unity pipelines and writing simple scripts

Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/showreel (or link to a portfolio/showreel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered. Depending on experience level an Art Test may be requested.

How to Apply

Think you got what it takes? If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@salty.com Include “3D Generalist” and your name and in the subject line.

About the Company

SaltyVerse is a small independent game team pushing the boundaries of where games and media intersect to create the future of interactive entertainment.  We focus on combining games with linear media to find new and exciting ways to enthrall our users; adding new layers of engagement with the content they’re already consuming. Creating new forms of entertainment isn’t easy, and that’s the way we like it.