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3D Artist – PC and Console Games – Cambridge

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23877 Posted: 1 year ago

As a 3D Artist you will have the opportunity to work on high quality assets in exciting games. You will apply your keen visual and sculptural skills on a range of artistic styles covered by a diverse and growing portfolio. You will also need to be able to combine your understanding of a visual style to take even a loose sketch to an inspiring location in-game. 


  • Creating and/or modifying in-game 3D assets within a given timeframe and budget.
  • Collaborating with the art team both internally and externally, acting positively on Art Direction and feedback, to complete the work to a high quality and required art style.
  • Interpreting 2d concept art and reference into accurate 3D models that capture the spirit of the concept as well as the technical dimensions.
  • Understanding and accommodating the context of the asset – how it needs to be set up and its gameplay potential

About you:

  • A good team player, willing to work collaboratively and receive feedback and guidance from the rest of the team
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Ability to work within an established art style
  • Solid 3d modelling skills, preferably in Maya and zBrush
  • Excellent Substance Painter and Photoshop texturing skills, targeting physically based rendering
  • Familiarity with the entire game asset creation pipeline: high-poly sculpting, retopology, UV mapping, texture baking, texture painting, setting up and exporting to game
  • Experience with PBR pipeline and real-time engines
  • Great understanding of proportion, scale, perspective, lighting and colour
  • A keen eye for spinning narrative and life into an environment
  • Understanding of best working practices in terms of LOD creation and optimisation
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills


  • An Art degree or relevant game art course
  • An adaptable attitude to working across a breadth of art styles, from high-detail realism to cartoon stylisation

Tagged as: 3D Artist

Tags: 3D Artist Categories: Art , Creative


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