Digital Artist, Real - Time 3D Asset Creation

Sunnyvale, CA
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Posted By:
Sara Truesdale

Job Description:


In this temporary assignment with Aquent's client, you will work as part of a 3D asset creation team to create production ready textured real-time models. This role requires a keen understanding of state of the art in real-time graphics and an ambition to produce visually stunning CG content while navigating through unique technical challenges.

In your day-to-day you will work with the Modeling, Look Development, and coding teams assisting in tasks that help make best in class, performant real-time 3D models.

Key Qualifications

• You have 3+ years of experience in a real-time 3D computer graphics production environment and portfolio showing real-time 3D in games or interactive applications

• Excellent working knowledge of Unreal Engine, Unity, WebGL, Maya, and V-ray

• Expertise in real-time lighting, shading pipelines, and model optimization

• Experience shipping graphically intensive applications, e.g., AAA pc/console games,

AR/VR applications

• Fundamental knowledge of 3D content principles and expertise across several real-time applications

• Outstanding attention to extreme detail and a passion for exceptional quality and the pursuit of artistic excellence

• Experience in Substance Designer & Painter, Marmoset, Python scripting a plus



• As a Real-Time artist you will be partnering with a larger team to create cross platform Real-Time experiences.

• You have a proven ability and have previously worked in similar workflows for a real- time VFX shop or agency

• You must be deadline-driven and possess excellent problem solving, organization, and interpersonal skills

• Be a proactive and independent artist, able to adapt to ever changing situations with creativity and innovation and work in ambiguity while still delivering results on time

• You are passionate for emerging technologies and testing/learning new softwares



• BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

• 3+ years of experience in a 3D computer graphics production environment

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)