3D Artist New World
Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Amazon Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled 3D Artist
to join our New World team in Sunny Irvine, CA. In New World,
players will fight for survival as they explore and conquer the
mysterious island of Aeternum. The ideal candidate will have a
proven track record of delivering world class 3D models for video
games with experience creating weapons, apparel and props. Your
broad experience with game development and 3d pipeline will help
you develop flexible 3D assets to make new weapons from scratch and
by kitbashing existing 3d models with new materials. You will work
collaboratively with the Concept and Character teams to design and
provide awesome weapons and gear for in-game rewards.
- Translate 2D concepts and reference material into high quality
3D models with textures
- Create both high-poly and game ready assets with textures
- Must have an understanding of real-time shader development
- Excel at consistent aesthetic and technical quality throughout
the asset pipeline.
- Optimize Assets for performance and memory.
Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the
world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative
people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths
that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and
locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming
experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future
where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete,
collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the
right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch
and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in
gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working
alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the
Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences and are committed to
furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led
affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and
annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our
Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender
diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on
work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe
striking the right balance between your personal and professional
life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment.
Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with
mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad
mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an
environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career
- 4+ years' experience in the game industry with at least 1
shipped AAA title or equivalent work in a related field.
- Bachelor's Degree in Art or in related field
- Online Portfolio demonstrating hard-surface and organic
modeling, material and lighting skills as well as foundational
skills in composition, design, and color theory.
- Highly Proficient in major 2D and 3D software packages
(Max/Maya and Zbrush/Mudbox, Substance, Photoshop, Houdini)
- Expert knowledge of at least one Game Engine (CryEngine,
Unreal, or equivalent)
- Ability to work creatively as part of a larger group of
artists, game designers and engineers
- Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
- Rig and implement assets into the game.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon
is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other
legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who
would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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