Junior Mid-Level Character Modeler

About Digital Insight Games (DIG)

We are a team of experienced and passionate game developers that have worked on A LOT of titles. Among them are Might and Magic, Call of Duty, Tomb Raider, Gran Turismo, and Left 4 Dead, just to name a few. In fact, our co-founder Jon Van Caneghem is in the Computer Gaming World Hall of Fame and we’re deeply focused on creating compelling games for players around the world. Our tools and technology are state-of-the-art, we strive to maintain a happy and dedicated team, and work together each day to improve our games and company until we become the best in the world. All of it remotely…

If you would like to be part of this, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us at: apply@digitalinsightgames.com

To learn more about DIG, please visit www.digitalinsightgames.com

Junior Mid-Level Character Modeler

The junior/mid-level character modeler is responsible for bringing fantastical creatures and characters to life with a photorealistic style. A good understanding of realistic sculptural form, anatomy, and an ability to work in a wide range of artistic styles is required. A high attention to detail and strong technical and artistic problem-solving abilities are equally important for the position. The models could be built from scratch or based on templates, vendor models, photogrammetry scans, concept art, and actor reference.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team to create and maintain stunning digital characters for use in Unreal 5.
  • Create realistic Characters and Creatures from concepts using the latest industry tools.
  • Sculpt, model, UV, texture and create materials for characters and creatures.
  • Create realistic clothing to implement wardrobes based of concept art/reference.
  • Work closely with Lead Modeler to ensure the visual targets are met and stylistically consistent.
  • Optimize and deliver clean, organized assets.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in the game or film industry as a Character Modeler.
  • Character and prop conceptual design skills.
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy, clothing tools, re-meshing techniques.
  • Ability to translate 2d artwork to 3d models/sculpts.

Bonus:

  • Understand the import/export process to Unreal engine on both Static Mesh and Skeletal Mesh, and be able to troubleshoot problems that may arise.
  • Intermediate to advanced-level user of Maya, Substance, Zbrush, and Unreal Engine.
  • Experience working with and implementing 3D work into Unreal Engine.
  • Knowledge of facial blend shape targets.
  • Experience with next generation hair creation (such as Fibermesh or Xgen) a plus.
  • Bonus if skilled in rig creation and skinning.

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation package that included equity and revenue share.
  • Best in class healthcare and other insurance benefits.
  • Remote work compatible.
  • Generous vacation and paid time-off.

Digital Insight Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, interview, and hire people of all backgrounds, orientations, identities, and expressions.

You can email us at apply@digitalinsightgames.com to inquire about the opening, and share your resume with us.