Alter-Learning Inc is seeking a highly skilled and experienced 3D Art Lead to join our remote team. As a 3D Art Lead, you will play a pivotal role in guiding and overseeing the artistic direction of our educational gaming projects, leading a team of talented artists to create visually captivating and immersive experiences.
- Provide artistic direction and leadership to the 3D art team, ensuring the delivery of visually stunning and high-quality assets for in-game environments, characters, and props.
- Collaborate closely with the design and production teams to establish the artistic vision and style for each project, ensuring alignment with the educational goals and target audience.
- Mentor and guide artists, providing feedback, support, and constructive critique to help them grow and excel in their craft.
- Establish and maintain art production pipelines, standards, and best practices to optimize workflow efficiency and ensure consistency across projects.
- Manage and prioritize art tasks, balancing resources, deadlines, and project requirements.
- Participate in the creation and implementation of 3D assets, including modeling, texturing, and optimization, when necessary.
- Stay updated with industry trends and new technologies related to 3D art and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the visual impact of our games.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including programmers and designers, to address technical and artistic challenges and ensure seamless integration of art assets into the game engine.
- Conduct regular reviews and evaluations of art assets and deliverables to maintain quality standards and meet project goals.
- Extensive experience in 3D art production for games or related industries, with a strong portfolio showcasing your expertise in creating visually stunning and immersive environments, characters, and props.
- Proficiency in industry-standard 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, or Unreal Engine.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide artists to deliver their best work.
- Strong understanding of art principles, composition, lighting, and color theory.
- In-depth knowledge of art pipelines and workflows, as well as technical requirements and constraints in game development.
- Experience with shader creation, material workflows, and optimization techniques.
- Familiarity with game engines such as Unity or Unreal Engine.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to find creative solutions to artistic and technical challenges.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet project deadlines under tight schedules.
- Proficiency in scripting or programming languages such as Python or C# is a plus.
To apply for the position of 3D Art Lead at Alter-Learning Inc, please submit the following:
- Updated resume highlighting relevant experience and education.
- A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and explaining how your skills align with the requirements.
- A link to your portfolio showcasing your best 3D art work for games or related projects.
- Any additional supporting materials or references you deem relevant.
Note: This is a remote position, and candidates from any location are welcome to apply.