Lead 3D Asset Artist

  • Art team
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Lead 3D Asset Artist

Job description

Join a team building an entire world piece by piece. We're looking for an experienced 3D Lead for a AAA game title - a  person who knows what it takes to make things look great inside a game engine.

Working with the Art Producer you will:

  • Provide technical leadership across the asset/prop department
  • Manage asset approval process 
  • Create a range of photo-realistic 3D assets - environments, equipment and vehicles
  • Work closely with concept artists and game designers to bring their briefs and designs to life
  • Model and texture realistic high and low detail items
  • Be able to accurately estimate, plan and schedule your work

Job requirements

  • At least 10 years 3D and gaming industry experience using Maya, Unreal and other 3D packages 
  • Proven history managing artists 
  • Fluent knowledge of 3D modelling, texturing and animation software and pipelines
  • A high understanding of Unreal Engine 4 and game engine pipelines
  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent industry experience
  • Excellent time-management and scheduling skills
  • Comfortable working within technical constraints

The position is full time, permanent and onsite in Auckland. Assistance is provided for relocation & support for obtaining a visa. We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspects of your culture or identity you have an important role to play in our team.