Responsibilities

  • Create high quality 3D environment art assets that adhere to art direction and game style.

  • Model, texture, and light environs.

  • Create distinct visual languages that serve both gameplay needs and visual targets.

  • Work with the team to conceptualize and mock-up visuals for environments that serve both gameplay and art direction.

  • Collaborate with designers and programmers to create and implement assets. 

  • Provide feedback on how to improve tools and increase team productivity.

  • Able to work independently or with small team to manage tasklist and workflow. 

  • Learn and adapt to art and production pipelines to create and iterate on art quickly.

  • Assist in additional roles at the company as interested - included in all parts of game creation from business and marketing to art and design decisions.

Requirements

  • Proactive, curious, and confident in learning on the fly.

  • Passionate about playing and making games.

  • Experience with 3D environment modeling and best practices.

  • Proficiency in 3D software (Maya, ZBrush, Mudbox, 3ds Max, etc).

  • Knowledgeable in modern rendering techniques: programmable shaders, 3D lighting, VFX tools. 

  • Experience creating custom materials, working with static and dynamic lighting.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop. 

  • Excellent organization / directory skills.

  • Portfolio showcasing recent work.

  • Good oral and written communication skills; ability to work and contribute in a collaborative environment.

Desirable

  • Experience with 3D character modeling.

  • Experience in a lead or mentorship role.

  • Scripting experience.

  • Familiarity with SVN.

Benefits & Perks

  • Work in a collaborative environment where you are a core part of the team and are welcome to contribute to any aspect of the company that interests you!

  • Create fun and challenging games that tug at heartstrings and delight with charm.

  • Robust medical and dental insurance for you and your dependents.

  • Generous Profit Sharing and Bonus plans.

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with 4% company match.

  • Unlimited discretionary vacation and sick days that we want you to use!

  • Working in our beautiful office located in Los Angeles (when it is safe to do so)!

We are an Equal Opportunity Workplace

Yacht Club Games is committed to diversity and inclusion and we wholeheartedly encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds and voices to apply.