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Get a job: Backflip Studios is hiring a 3D Character Artist

Colorado-based Backflip Studios is looking for an experienced 3D Character Artist to work with its art staff to take concepts and translate them into visually stunning, in-game characters.

March 6, 2017

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3D Character Artist, Backflip Studios

Location: Boulder, Colorado

We are currently looking for an experienced 3D Character Artist to work with an extraordinarily talented art staff on our newest hit game Dragonvale World!

As a 3D Character Artist you will be taking concepts and translating them into visually stunning collectible dragons.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strong understanding of 3D game character creation (modeling, texturing and UV layout)

  • Understanding of form, shape and anatomy

  • Creating high-quality hand-painted textures

  • Excellent eye for translating concept art into a representational 3D model

  • Working closely with the lead artist, concept artist, and animators to create game ready assets in a timely manner

  • Working within established technical restraints and within the style guide

  • Collaborating with other artists and cultivating a positive team dynamic

  • Willingness to accept feedback in a professional manner

  • Ability to work under moderate lead direction

  • Motivated and willing to learn new processes

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of industry or related experience

  • High proficiency with Maya (or equivalent 3D modeling package) and Photoshop

  • Experience with Unity or an equivalent engine

  • Understanding of 3D painting software such as 3D-Coat

  • Mobile game experience is preferred

  • Traditional sculpture, drawing, painting, and texturing skills are a plus

Interested? Apply now.

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