3D Artist at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Bitmoji is the digital you — a living cartoon character to instantly express who you are and how you're feeling in the moment. We believe that the magic of cartoons can improve everyone’s online lives, and empower people to communicate in ways that words alone can’t capture.
We’re looking for a 3D Artist with expertise in modeling and texturing to join Team Bitmoji! Working from our Los Angeles office, you will utilize your 3D modeling and texturing expertise to help our team create new Bitmoji assets and experiences that make millions of people happy around the world.
What will you do:
Create high and low polygon models of 3D characters, clothes, accessories, and props set to specific technical and aesthetic guidelines
Ensure a high level of fidelity in terms of modeling, texturing quality and optimization
Work closely with designers, character riggers, and animators while showing a general understanding of each department
Collaborate with prototypers and engineers to create and develop new products to bring to market
Problem solve any technical limitations and issues using creative and resource efficient solutions
Share your knowledge and experience with the team and be part of driving a positive work environment
Bachelor's Degree in 3D Animation, Animation, Fine Arts or related field
Demonstrated expertise in modeling and texturing in the games industry via a 3D art portfolio
2 years experience working with tools such as Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, and Substance Painter or other projection based texturing software
Proficiency in Unity, Unreal or other major leading game development software
2 or more years practical understanding of topology in using edge loops for deformation
Ability to work cross-functionally by communicating effectively with production, other departments and teams across Snap
Strong communication skills and preference for working within a collaborative team environment
Be solutions focused, and able to help identify and problem solve gaps in a production workflow
Able to work autonomously and complete tasks within tight production schedules
Highly self motivated, look for positive outcomes, be well organized and driven
Have experience in producing blend shapes (facial expressions and lipsync morph targets) is a plus
Basic understanding of scripting is a plus
Experience with Lens Studio is a plus! https://lensstudio.snapchat.com