At KitBash3D, our mission is to enable and inspire creators of the virtual frontier. We work on the cutting edge of technology and digital media, creating premium 3D assets and software for movies and video games. Since our launch in 2017, our tools and services have been used on hundreds of movie and game projects for the largest studios as well as independent artists and developers. We are a team of creators and collaborators on a journey to build the future, better, together!

KB3D is seeking a 3D Modeler to join our growing global team and help make our mission a reality.

As a 3D Modeler, you will work alongside our talented team of concept artists, modelers, and texture artists to further our mission to enable and inspire the creators of the virtual frontier. You’ll be responsible for translating 2D concepts into beautiful 3D assets as well as receiving artistic feedback from the Asset Supervisor and other senior artists, working together to make each product better than the last. You will report to the Head of Kits, ensuring all projects are completed within specifications and on budget.

As our ideal candidate, creating amazing and efficient 3D assets is your primary area of focus, drawing on your experience in the video game industry. You are extremely proficient with 3D software and enjoy the challenge of working on a wide range of genres and projects. You consistently find ways to improve your own skills and help your teammates. You have strong technical skills and a great eye for design, balance, and composition. You communicate effectively with your supervisors, team, and other departments across the company. You are organized, efficient, creative, open-minded, and excited to be a part of an unstoppable team

Location: This role is open to remote US applicants as well as global independent contractors. Local candidates have the option to work out of our office located in Portland, Oregon.

What You'll Contribute:

  • 3D modeling: Translate concept art into realistic 3D assets with clean geometry, efficient poly use and a high level of detail.
  • UV unwrapping: Unwrap the models you create to be non-overlapping with consistent texel density.
  • Rendering: Render beautiful still images of the assets you create for visual approval and marketing use.
  • Scene handoffs: Prepare and break apart the assets you create in a logical manner, with standard naming conventions, and clean scene files.
  • Evolve the pipeline: Follow our current KitBash3D modeling guidelines and pipeline and contribute feedback regarding how we can make it better.

What You Bring to the Team:

    • At least 1 year of experience creating high-quality 3D models in the video game industry
    • Proficiency with either 3DS Max, Maya, or Blender
    • Portfolio of work demonstrating proficiency in 3D modeling, specifically for environments and props
    • A comprehensive understanding of Non-Overlapping UVs for game engines
    • Ability to deliver clean, organized work, while still within our technical specifications
    • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette
    • Conversationally fluent in English with the ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively
    • Ability to collaborate and work well on a team
    • Highly accountable - we believe that taking ownership is the key to succeeding as a team and we hope you do too!
    • Appetite for start-up culture, you are a quick learner and self-starter
    • Passionate about personal development and growth, you get excited about new challenges and solving problems

    Bonus Points:

    • Experience creating stylized game assets
    • Experience in game engine workflows using Unreal or Unity
    • Experience with multiple 3D software such as Maya, Blender, Houdini, and C4D
    • Experience with Substance Designer / Painter

    What We Offer

    • Competitive salary
    • Professional development funds
    • 12 company holidays per year + End of Year companywide recess
    • Remote work and/or hybrid work in our NE Portland, OR office
    • Health benefits and unlimited paid time off (employee only)
    • Opportunities for professional development and career growth as KitBash3D grows

    About KitBash3D

    KitBash3D is a company and community that celebrates taking risks and being on the cutting edge of technology and digital media. Our premium 3D assets cover everything from ancient temples to futuristic utopias that artists use to bring their imaginary worlds to life. Our customers include Marvel, Netflix, Warner Bros, HBO, EA, Ubisoft, Naughty Dog, 2K Games as well as thousands of independent artists and hobbyists in more than 150 countries.

    We are on a mission to enable and inspire the creators of the virtual frontier and we’re looking for amazing people to join us on this journey.

    Equal Opportunity Employment

    KitBash3D is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. KitBash3D 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 include your request as part of the questionnaire in this application.

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