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Senior 3D Character Artist • Full Time

Kazoo is looking for a smart & imaginative Senior 3D Character Artist with mobile game experience who can model, texture characters and other 3D props and environments. The right fit is someone who enjoys creative problem solving, learning new technologies, loves gaming & collaborating and taking ownership & pride in the work that they do. The candidate should also enjoy creating some environment & prop work but this would be at a much lower frequency. We are a small collaborative team and each member wears multiple hats to keep things fresh and interesting!


 

Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate closely with development team to create 3D Characters without sacrificing performance

  • Animation and Rigging experience in Maya a big plus

  • Responsible for how the end product looks on device

  • Ability to create many different types of art styles

  • High quality Low Poly game character/environment/prop modeling & texturing with an eye for form and shape

  • Strong general art foundation

  • Excellent texturing skills with an understating of UV optimization

  • Be able to solve problems across multiple platforms and pipelines

  • Traditional 2D skills and Lighting experience are a big plus!

 

Qualifications

  • Candidates with mobile/game experience will be highly considered

  • Experience animating & rigging a big plus

  • Expert level understanding of Maya and Photoshop

  • Understanding of Unity and/or other game development editors/engines

  • Shipped at least 2 mobile game projects from concept to completion

  • Bonus if you can thumbnail and conceptualize ideas quickly

  • Strong passion for gaming

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization and efficient time management skills are required

  • Proven ability to work effectively with small to large teams in a deadline-driven environment

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Animation or Design is preferred

 

Experience

  • 4-6 years of experience as a game 3D character artist & animator

 

Perks & Benefits

  • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays

  • 401k & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Flexible working arrangements

 

About Kazoo Games

 

Kazoo Games was founded by company CEO David Schulman and CCO Sean Ro to make exceptional midcore and casual mobile games that stretch players' imaginations. With a core team of top-notch game makers, Kazoo is positioned to reach new audiences with its games and emerge as the next leader in mobile entertainment. Both co-founders have a proven track record of making wildly popular games in leading companies and as entrepreneurs; they founded Kazoo in 2019 to streamline development and focus on making hit games with passionate teams. Read more at www.kazoogames.com

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Send us an email to:

 jobs@kazoogames.com 

Please include your resume and a link to your portfolio.