Lead 3D Artist – AAA Games Studio – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25477 Posted: 3 weeks ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games Studio

Our client is seeking a Lead 3D Artist to join them on a new unannounced project

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and overseeing the creation of high-quality visuals, models and supporting the artistic direction of the game.


  • Solid experience in a similar position, within the games industry (AAA experience preferential)
  • Experience as a Lead
  • Expert understanding of 3DSMaxMaya or Blender
  • A good understanding of Photoshop, ZBrush and Substance PainterDesigner
  • expertise knowledge of real-time modelling techniques (shaders, PBR, normal, etc.)
  • Strong high & low poly modelling and texturing skills
  • Strong portfolio showing 3D art skills and demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity
  • Experience with a game development cycle
  • Strong understanding of topology, materials, textures, proportion, and anatomy + animation and game limitations



  • Lead and mentor a team of artists
  • Accountable for the quality of the models & artwork and ensure that they are produced on time
  • Building up the art direction for the project by working directly with the Art Director and Creative Director
  • Create realistic 3D models and textures including characters, creatures, and weapons in accordance with the artistic direction, production deadlines, and technical specifications
  • Supervise the outsourcing process; ensuring outsourced work is high quality and on time
  • Take part in performance follow-ups in collaboration with the Producer
  • Work in partnership with the animation team to help define modelling standards for rigging, deformation, and simulation within performance budgets, and other run-time requirements
  • Verify the quality of objects in the game, and make improvements where necessary

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!

Tagged as: 3D, 3D Artist, 3DStudioMax, AAA, Maya

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Tags: 3D , 3D Artist , 3DStudioMax , AAA , Maya Categories: Art , Creative


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