Senior 3D Artist
Carlsbad, CA /
Art & Animation – Art /
As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Yoga & Wellness Activities
- Work closely with the Art Director and team to create beautiful 3D worlds and assets.
- Model high resolution game environments and props.
- Have a high Level of understanding with Materials/Shaders to achieve realistic object Shaders.
- Excellent texturing/uv skills.
- Excels in scene lighting and rendering techniques.
- Work with art director, artists, and designers to create compelling lighting for a variety of environments, while maintaining a consistent style throughout the game.
- Collaborate with art director to develop specific color grading looks.
- Create, maintain, and communicate documentation for lighting guidelines and implementation techniques.
- Work with the Art Director to create and edit game character and object animations.
- Animate in Maya and Unity.
- Experience working in Unity.
- Experience animating in Maya.
- Must have very strong scene lighting abilities.
- Candidates with mobile/game experience will be highly considered.
- Expert level understanding of Maya, Zbrush, and Photoshop.
- Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills are required.
- Ability to work effectively with small to large teams in a results-driven environment.
- The ideal candidate should be able to solve problems across multiple platforms and pipelines.
- Experience with V-Ray is a plus.
- Traditional 2D skills are a plus.
- A passion for gaming.
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION
We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more.
Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.
ABOUT JAM CITY
Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.
Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.
The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.
Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.