3D Character / Creature Artist

Job Summary/Objective:

Alter-Learning Inc is seeking a highly skilled and creative Remote 3D Character/Creature Artist to join our team. As a 3D Character/Creature Artist, you will be responsible for creating stunning and immersive character and creature models for our educational gaming projects. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop visually appealing and high-quality 3D character and creature models for educational gaming projects.
  • Utilize 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, and zBrush to create detailed and realistic character and creature assets.
  • Apply texturing skills using Substance Painter or similar software to produce realistic and visually engaging textures.
  • Collaborate with the art team to ensure the alignment of character and creature assets with project requirements and visual style.
  • Optimize models and assets for game performance, adhering to polycount guidelines and asset optimization techniques.
  • Utilize high-poly to low-poly baking workflows for optimized asset creation.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, providing progress updates, seeking feedback, and incorporating art direction into your work.
  • Meet project deadlines and milestones, managing time effectively to prioritize and complete tasks promptly.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and new technologies related to character and creature modeling and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the visual impact of our games.

Qualifications:

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your skills in creating high-quality 3D Characters/Creatures
  • Proficiency in 2D/3D packages such as Maya, Blender, Photoshop, and ZBrush.
  • Experience with 3D painting software like Substance Painter.
  • Rigging and/or Animation knowledge a plus (not required)
  • Experienced with game engines such as Unreal or Unity
  • Strong problem-solving ability and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with a professional working level of English, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to receive direction from the Art Director and Lead Artist
  • Strong grasp of art principles and game development pipelines and practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines under tight schedules
  • Effective communication skills to provide progress updates and seek clarification when needed.

Application Instructions:

To apply for the position of Remote 3D Character/Creature Artist 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 character and creature work.
  • Any additional supporting materials or references you deem relevant.

Please email your application to contact@alter-learning.com. We will review all applications and contact candidates who meet our requirements for further evaluation.

Note: This is a remote position, and candidates from any location are welcome to apply.

About Alter-Learning Inc:

Alter-Learning Inc is a leading provider of educational gaming experiences that empower learners of all ages. Our mission is to revolutionize education by leveraging the power of technology and immersive gameplay to make learning engaging, interactive, and impactful.

At Alter-Learning, we believe that education should be a dynamic and exciting journey, where students can explore, experiment, and discover knowledge in an immersive and interactive environment. We are passionate about creating educational games that combine captivating storytelling, cutting-edge technology, and pedagogical expertise to inspire a love for learning and foster critical thinking skills.

With a diverse and talented team of professionals from various disciplines, including game development, education, and instructional design, we collaborate to create educational gaming experiences that are both entertaining and educational. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in educational gaming, constantly exploring new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to enhance the learning experience.

As a remote team, we embrace a flexible work environment that allows our team members to work from anywhere in the world. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, and we foster an inclusive and supportive culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued.

Join us at Alter-Learning Inc and be part of a team that is dedicated to transforming education through the power of gaming. Together, we can shape the future of learning and empower learners worldwide.

Note: Alter-Learning Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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