3D Artist: Prop Modeler

Art · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Art
Employment Type Permanent - Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

ABOUT US: Archiact Interactive is a Vancouver-based Virtual Reality (VR) Game Studio that develops new and unique ways for people to play games and interact with each other. We partner with IP holders, large publishers, and tech brands to create and deliver immersive, high-end game experiences across multiple platforms with a special focus on building new tools for cutting edge emerging technology. We are a hybrid studio with employees all across Canada, reporting into our headquarters in Vancouver, BC. We have a new studio incorporated in Toronto, Ontario. Our Ontario studio is 100% remote at this time, with plans to open a new office in the future.


OUR GAMES: We have published over 30 VR tiles since 2013 on every major platform and in every major global market. Recent titles include DOOM 3: VR Edition (on PSVR), FREEDIVER: Triton Down (on PC, PSVR and Oculus Quest), and MARVEL: Dimension of Heroes (a smartphone-powered Superhero experience built for Lenovo Mirage AR). We are currently in the early stages of several new and highly innovative projects with prominent industry partners and are searching for the best and the brightest to help us transform the world of VR game development. 


OUR VALUES: Archiact’s core values are focused on innovation, diversity & inclusion, kindness & respect, creative integrity, open communication, and the strong belief that VR game experiences offer unique opportunities for human connection, discovery, well-being, and joy. At Archiact, equity, diversity, and inclusivity are developed and directed by our employees, allowing us to build innovative and immersive experiences that are accessible and meaningful to a wider audience. We seek to build a diverse team, and to nurture a safe, inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive. 


ROLE OVERVIEW: We are looking for a passionate 3D Artist to create and texture high quality Interactable and Weapon props assets for a new VR game. 

We are a hybrid Vancouver-based studio so are happy to consider candidates from all over Canada to work remotely. We also offer relocation assistance to candidates who wish to move to BC, Canada.


ABOUT YOU: You enjoy working in a close-knit and collaborative team with a wide range of skill sets. You are a good communicator, well-balanced and inspiring to work with. You understand the basics of modeling and texturing game-ready asset art and are familiar with the latest software and modeling techniques. You live to raise the quality bar and passionately care about games and how you can contribute to it.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Design and Art teams to create a suite of player interactables including “Hero” tools, devices, and weapons. 
  • Collaborate with designers, animation, and engineering to create awesome VR interactions, puzzles and gameplay to a high quality.
  • Model and texture detailed, 3D animated game props with complex interactions that may require animation and rigging to tight metric and performance specs.
  • Work with concept and design teams to prototype and model fast, iterative proxies to test proposed features and overall usability.
  • Build, texture and rig game quality 3D assets to VR specs.


MUST HAVE: 

  • Portfolio demonstrating experience creating high quality hard-surface models.
  • Have worked on at least one shipped game. 
  • Experience with UV mapping and proficient in Zbrush.
  • Some experience in rigging and animation for games 
  • Highly proficient with 3D modeling software; able to set quality standards for art 
  • assets and, working with Technical Artists, find ways to stay within budget.
  • Good communicator; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic – a finisher. 
  • A team-player attitude with the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders in a fast-paced environment


NICE TO HAVE: 

  • Experience working with VR hardware.
  • Love of Sci-fi and tech related gadgets, weapons, drones, and ships.


BENEFITS & PERKS - WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?:

  • A competitive base salary. 
  • Comprehensive extended health and wellness benefits including employee assistance program (in effect from first day of employment). 
  • Annual Health & Wellness allowance. 
  • Generous annual vacation time and sick days.
  • Paid studio closure for the Winter Holidays.
  • We offer the choice of fully remote, in-studio, or a hybrid work arrangement for Vancouver employees. Team members in other provinces are welcomed on a remote working basis.
  • Relocation assistance for candidates outside of BC, Canada.
  • An opportunity to work on a high-profile IP.
  • The chance to be part of an experienced, high-achieving and fun team. 
  • An inclusive and diverse team and atmosphere. 
  • The opportunity to help pave the way for the future of VR gaming.

Thank You

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Art
  • Employment Type
    Permanent - Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced