HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on Console and PC. We have an opportunity for a Lead 3D Artist to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development!
As a Lead 3D Artist, you will collaborate with Art and Production teams to deliver content for an area of the game while achieving the visual target on the desired platforms.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Lead a team of artists in achieving operational milestones by delegating and tracking work on a daily basis.
Plan and review tasks for assigned areas and communicate progress of work and roadblocks that could impact agreed upon schedules.
Support and unblock the art team with feedback and expertise that fosters an environment for people to develop and create their best work.
Collaborate with our Outsource Manager and external art resources on the delivery and integration of assets.
Create and maintain documentation that can train and guide internal and external developers on pipeline and tools.
Drive the team in a cohesive direction in ensuring all assets are optimized in regard to performance and standard methodologies.
Craft high and low-poly 3D models and assets using innovative techniques and pipelines.
Research industry developments and explore new tools and techniques to improve efficiency and content production.
Build positive working relationships and participate in team meetings.
Mentor and guide less experienced team members.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Typically 6 to 8+ years of industry experience in 3D Art.
3D Art experience shipping game titles, preferably AAA.
Experience with Project Management (Shotgrid, Jira, Confluence) tools.
Experience with Source Control (Perforce or Git) software.
Expert technical experience working with Art tools and programs (i.e. Maya, ZBrush, Marvelous Designer, Substance Painter, and Photoshop).
Expert knowledge and understanding of 3D content authoring techniques.
An excellent ability to interpret 2D reference material into 3D textured models.
An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms.
If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please apply today with your resume and portfolio!
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