3D Artist, AGS

US-WA-Seattle
1 month ago
Job ID
552129

Job Description

Amazon is all in on games.
We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and esports of today, will continue to a future where everyone is a gamer and every gamer can create, compete, collaborate and connect with others at massive scales. If you share our belief that games will produce some of the future’s most influential voices in media and art, come join us. At Amazon Game Studios, you’ll have the power of Amazon Web Services’ cloud, Twitch, Amazon Lumberyard, and our digital and physical media publishing infrastructure available as raw material to forge a future filled with amazing experiences for players, streamers and creators.

Amazon Game Studios is looking for an exceptionally skilled 3D Artist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering world class 3D models in video games. In this role, you will collaborate with the Art Director and a team of artists to help create inspired and expertly executed models.

You will be able to work independently and also be comfortable with giving direction and artistic critique. You’ll be working within a multidisciplinary team of designers, artists, and developers and will have the ability to both share your hard earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with art director, designers, programmers and animators on object specifications and deliveries
  • Translate 2D concepts and reference material into high quality 3D models.
  • Create high-poly and low-poly models and accompanying texture sets that use advanced shaders
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working with design and deadline constraints


Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience making models for games
  • Proven experience in a professional game production pipeline
  • Proven ability to create high-poly and low-poly models and textures
  • Must have an understanding of real-time shader development
  • Thorough understanding of 3D art pipelines
  • Knowledge of 3D Max or Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, and other 2D/3D applications
  • Must have the ability to take constructive criticism and maintain a professional attitude
  • Independently self-motivated, team player with excellent communication skills.
  • An online portfolio with samples of your work

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have extensive hard-surface modeling experience, with special expertise in complex curvature and mechanical assemblies.
  • Has shipped multiple AAA titles
  • Knowledge of UI and UX design for artists tool development.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages, such as Lua or Mel.
  • A passion for games and game art.

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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