Artist 3D in Chicago, IL at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    IRC7005

Job Description



Job Summary:
We are currently looking for a passionate 3D Artist to join our team. Our ideal candidate should have traditional art skills with a strong portfolio that focuses on character/organic modeling and texturing. We’re looking for a team player who is detail-oriented, self-motivated, with strong communication skills.

Job Requirements



Responsibilities:
• Sculpt, model, and texture characters and organic models.
• Create both high resolution 3D sculpts and final low polygon game assets.
• Work with the Lead Artist, Designers, Riggers and Animators to balance quality and game performance.
• Create great looking art in a variety of styles, both from reference and from scratch.
• Maintain the style and look for different characters on the same game.
• Maintain excellent file structure and organization.
• Able to filter and evaluate criticism on a professional level.
• Continually sharpen 3D artistic abilities and software expertise through company training, independent learning, and learning from other team members.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Specialization in character/organic modeling using 3ds Max, Photoshop, Zbrush (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs).
• Understanding of how rigging and animation impact character creation.
• Ability to assess and build clean, efficient geometry for maximum performance in engine.
• Understanding of next generation asset creation pipelines and tools.
• An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling.
• Strong eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating texture maps.
• Able to effectively collaborate and work creatively as part of a large or small group.

You’ll really get our attention if:
• You are skilled in one or more related disciplines – illustration, animation, visual effects, or technical art.
• You have experience with Substance Painter.
• You love to solve problems and you love to collaborate.
• You love games, movies, animation, and you love dissecting them while thinking how to take them to the next level.

Send Us:
• Portfolio/Demo Reel – Only digital applications will be accepted (website, blog, online portfolio, etc.).
• Please provide all links upon application.
• Art test may be requested.
• Layered working 3D files for 3ds Max/Maya, Photoshop files for textures, and or After Effects files for compositing may be requested.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer animation/game art/animation or other equivalent experience

Required Experience:  Minimum 1 – 3 years production experience as a 3D artist.

Vision:  Please list all that apply:  Close Vision, Depth Perception, Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Distinguish Colors, All
Physical Requirements:  Office environment.  Heavy computer use.
Work Conditions:  May require evening and weekend hours; may require travel
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.  

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: EEOC Poster.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.