3D Character Modelers

IMU Studios Inc
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💼 Part Time
🌎 Anywhere

3D Character Modeler

We have open positions for 3D Character Modelers. As a 3D Character Modeler, you will be responsible for creating our characters and creatures. Breathing life into our concept art and orthographic views for animation in Unreal Engine. 

Your Mission:

As a talented character artist for our video game universe, you bring our character concepts to life, based on their backstories and previous levels of development.

This is a remote position; you will need a PC workstation. You will need your own software, workspace, and toolset.

Responsibilities: 

You’re an expert at blending shape design, silhouette form, function, color, saturation, visual effects, lighting, and structure. You have an exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy and you know how to simplify and stylize photoreal versions of them to create compelling and memorable characters who express powerful emotions.

You will have a deep passion for games, love movies, and great stories, and understand how to take our art to the next level.  

Key Duties:

Low-poly modeling and hand-painting textures for 3D game characters.

Follow design and technical guidelines and asset naming conventions.

Organic Modeling / Sculpting for both creatures and humanoids.

Ability to take feedback and make changes as required.

Optimize, refine, and correct model geometry.

High-quality Normal map production.

Responsibilities:

You will be a self-starter who gets the job done.

Demonstrate understanding of design fundamentals/principles. 

Create models that align with artistic design/style of art direction.

Works independently with minimal supervision.

Solve technical and creative problems.

Key Duties:

Create a variety of performant models, mixing high-resolution details on lower poly models including props and environments from scratch.

Demonstrate versatility in your ability to create a wide range of models from hard-surfaced game gear to characterized organic shapes.

Demonstrate artistic strategic thinking in various modeling approaches to apply tools effectively and creatively.

Traits:

Willingness to take direction/feedback.

Extensive knowledge of character design.

You will be a self-starter who gets the job done.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Organic sculpting skill set 

Creating UV maps for textures.

Creature development experience

Texturing models, and setting materials.

Interpret concept art to create virtual characters

Good people skills; team player and a high level of professionalism.

Eagerness to learn and willingness to hone technical and creative skills.

Demonstrate adaptability to new methods, techniques, and tools, as well as adaptability to the production pipeline/environment.

Software Targets

Adobe Photoshop

Maya

Blender

ZBrush

3D graphic software

Substance (Painter/Designer)

MS Office

Qualifications

No degree, certificate, or diploma is required

3 to 5 years of industry experience is preferred

A comprehensive reel demonstrating photo real capabilities

Bonus Skills

2D / 3D concept skills

Experience in visual effects creation

Rigging Experience – Creation of model skeletons for animation

About the Position

You embody a love and passion for working in entertainment that is truly good for gamers. You work remotely. You track your own time. You will begin part-time. After a 3-month trial period, you may go full-time, continually paid up to 40-to-50 hours a week at any time as proven and required at the company’s discretion. IMU Studios Inc. is in a growth phase, seeking various roles for contract work.

About the Game

Our cinematic open-world hero shooter video game takes place on Nebulous Prime, a small planet in the beautiful Stellar Jewel Box nebula. Filled with playable stories, meaningful quests, arenas, and game challenges. Allowing players to freely explore and discover all of the beautiful details as revealed. TEAM IMU creates environments that players can experience in awe, all built on the visual power and performance of the Unreal Engine.

About the Company

IMU Studios Inc. creates refreshing experiences for gamers. Thrilling, fun adventures that shake the foundations of the industries we enter. We have assembled a team of video game underdogs, all hungry to be the next heroes. Together we are pushing everything to be more exciting!

IMU Studios was founded when game developer Robert Strutin’s market research revealed fresh opportunities in the video game industry, crossing market lines of gameplay and revenue models. Our home studio is nestled in the beautiful, inspiring mountains of British Columbia, Canada, with active Team Members contributing worldwide. Our expert team of game developers and artists are truly passionate about their craft and producing profound entertainment experiences. We create exhilarating video games that enrich your life and empower you as a player. 

Tell us who you are, what you do, and why you would like to join.

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Email: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to derickmungahu@imustudios.com

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