Recognized as a leader in developing mass-market titles for video game consoles, Heavy Iron Studios, Inc. is a video game developer based in Los Angeles, California originally founded as a THQ studio in 1999. Heavy Iron is now a part of Keywords Studios and under Keywords Studios’ Game Development service line, we provide game development support to many of today’s most popular game titles.
Heavy Iron has worked in close partnership over the years with developers such as Activision, Amazon Games, Bandai Namco, Epic Games, Riot Games, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and more to offer compelling, interactive gaming experiences across multiple generations of console platforms.
Heavy Iron Studios is actively looking for a 3D Artist to join our team. 3D Artists are expected to be versatile and take on a variety of tasks. These tasks include the creation of environment, vehicle, prop and character assets, as well as lighting, level management and optimization.
Our culture promotes collaboration, and we enjoy working together. We are always looking for exceptional talent for our team. We want to hear from you if you meet the qualifications and have an interest in working on exciting projects. We pride ourselves on creating quality and timely products for our partners and players.
Expert knowledge of the following software:
3D painting software such as Substance Painter
Proficient at generating normal maps from high poly models
Experienced with game engines such as Unreal or Unity
Skilled at creating PBR materials
At least two previously shipped titles
Strong problem-solving ability
Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative
Ability to work in a team environment
Excellent communication skills, 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
Understanding of source control via Perforce or equivalent
Ability to meet deadlines under tight schedules
Effective communication skills
Benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision
Corporate holidays, including floating holidays
Paid Basic and AD&D insurance
Voluntary FSA, HSA
401(k) retirement plan with company matching
Work alongside dynamic individuals in the dubbing and gaming industry
Work within a company with upward career growth opportunities
The salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and varies per state. The base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in your location. The pay range in CA is between $50,000 - $100,000.