3D Environment Artist

In Kajaani, Finland

Based in Northern Finland, Critical Force strives to become the global market leader in online competitive shooter games for mobile platforms. Pushing the limits on what has been done on mobile devices, our games have already reached millions of players — and with an ever expanding market, the sky is the limit! From interns to our senior developers, we all share a passion for our creations and pride ourselves on our friendly and focused team atmosphere.

Job description

Critical Force is looking for a talented 3D artist to create high quality 3D models and textures for our mobile games. In this role you’ll be creating 3D models and textures for all aspects of the game project(s), including (but not limited to) weapons, environments and props.

Job responsibilities

  • Create a wide variety of top-quality 3D models and textures including weapons, props and environments

    • The asset creation may include (but is not limited to) high-poly modeling/sculpting, retopologizing, additional texture map baking, UV unwrapping/mapping and texturing

  • Collaborate with the Art Director(s) and Art Lead(s) to maintain the game’s artistic vision

  • Translate the high-level ideas and concepts into game-ready assets based on reference

  • Communicate and iterate with the rest of the development team to push the ideas and artworks to the next level

Job requirements

  • Understanding and ability to create mobile game ready assets through the complete asset workflow, including 3D modeling and texturing

  • Proficiency in 3D modeling and the use of a 3D modeling package such as Blender 3D, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya and/or others

  • Proficiency in texturing and the use of photo-manipulation software such as Adobe Photoshop and/or others
  • Ability to work in the game engine Unity 3D

  • Exceptional eye for shape, silhouette, color, value, composition, staging and detail

  • Understanding of 3D mobile game graphics and the requirements and limitations that come with the platform

  • Professional written and spoken English

  • Ability to follow and understand pre-defined style guides and art design documents

  • Ability to work in a team and under supervision but still being self-motivated
  • Ability to work and finish tasks in a timely manner and on schedule without sacrificing quality
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn more
  • Passion for video games

What we offer

  • Challenging work-duties with independent decision-making power and responsibility
  • Possibility to define your own working duties according to your main interests
  • Excellent working environment and revolutionary company culture with quality in working life
  • Interesting vantage point in the gaming and esports industry
  • Competent salary with bonuses, benefits and with the best healthcare

Please apply at: jobs@criticalforce.fi by sending your resume, cover letter and any portfolio you might have.