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Career Opportunity: 3D Character Artist

By Supergiant Games May 28th, 2021

Update Jul 30, 2021: Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in this job listing! At this time we're no longer seeking new applicants. Should we have any additional job openings in the future, we'll likely post about it here and via our Twitter feed.

Our small San Francisco-based team is seeking an experienced 3D character artist to model a variety of character and creature concepts into animation-ready 3D assets for our games. This is a full-time position with the option for working remotely. Come join our award-winning art team and help bring our next game to life!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Model and texture high- and low-poly engine-ready characters and creatures under the supervision of the Art Director

  • Assist with rendering and integration of 3D assets into a proprietary engine

  • Collaborate closely with our 3D Animator to problem-solve and prototype

  • Deliver on artistic / creative goals while adhering to production, gameplay, and performance requirements

  • Occasionally assist with additional art duties

About the Candidate:

  • Expert-level experience with Maya

  • Expert-level experience with hand-painted texture workflows

  • Experience with ZBrush

  • Experience with After Effects

  • Experience working in a game engine on one or more shipped titles

  • Organized, responsible, and able to work autonomously

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Familiarity with Supergiant’s titles; general interest in video games

  • Ability to rig a plus, but not required

We offer competitive compensation, flexibility in whether you work remotely or on-site, and a collaborative environment where you’ll have many opportunities to make key contributions to our next project and beyond.

To apply, please email with the subject line "3D Character Artist". Include a link to your portfolio in the first line, and your resume in the body of the email (no attachments please). In your note, please also provide brief responses to the following questions:

  • What are some of your artistic inspirations?

  • What changes might you make to improve the visual experience of one of our past titles?

  • Your power animal: What is it?!

Note: As part of the selection process, we may ask you for a paid art test.