Senior 3D Artist


Dublin, IE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 3530 Hayden Ave. Ste. A, Culver City, CA, 90232

About Scopely

Founded in 2011, Scopely partners and collaborates with elite game developers and global entertainment companies to bring industry-leading distribution and monetization technology to free-to-play games. Scopely oversees marketing, analytics, ads, business development, live ops, quality assurance, community management, and more, empowering developers to focus on building and refining great gameplay experiences to earn the loyalty and love of millions of players around the world.

Job Description

DIGIT, a Scopely studio is looking for a highly collaborative, passionate and motivated multi-talented Senior 3D artist who will help push our visual quality bar to the next level. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Art team and will be expected to help drive the look and feel of all elements within the team. The role will also include working with outsource partners and integrating outsourced assets.


As a Senior 3D Artist you will require excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to adapt quickly and prioritize tasks effectively. You need to understand dev team jargon, as well as being approachable, trustworthy, and not afraid to take on new challenges.


What will you do:

  • Work closely with the Art Director and team leads on multiple aspects of game art creation such as 3D spaceships, 3D characters, 3D Buildings, VFX, as well as animation and rigging
  • Manage the balance between quality and efficiency while working under tight deadlines and the hardware constraints of mobile game development
  • Help create and maintain art and technical pipelines 
  • Implement optimisation and loading improvements. 
  • Collaborate with the Art team to gather and compile outsourcing art briefs. 
  • Work with outsourcing vendors to execute to a high standard of excellence both technical and aesthetical
  • Provides actionable feedback to vendors at key stages of asset creation: Low poly, high poly/sculpt, material bake and final delivery phases
  • Optimizes and polishes assets after external delivery including UVs, baking, material and texture adjustments and optimization
  • Merging art assets from external vendors into the game engine
  • Be the point of contact for day to day communication with outsourcing partners


What will you need:

  • 2+ years in the games industry
  • Strong and varied portfolio showing examples of work from multiple disciplines
  • Good knowledge of Maya
  • Good knowledge of ZBrush
  • Good experience creation 3D Characters 
  • Hard Surface creation experience
  • Good understanding of Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of UV and Texturing for game assets
  • Good Unity game engine knowledge
  • Solid understanding of materials and lighting
  • Knowledge of rigging, skinning and animation
  • Knowledge of particle systems and VFX creation for games
  • A passion to push yourself and learn new skills
  • Great teamwork and communication skills
  • Proficient in texture and material creation with Photoshop and Substance Painter.
  • Experience working with outsource teams & freelance artists


What makes you a rockstar:

  • 2D drawing and painting ability
  • Mobile game development experience
  • Knowledge of JIRA
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer
  • Knowledge of shader creation tools eg. Shader Forge or Shader Graph
  • Previous experience as an outsource manager


Note: This position is located in Dublin, Ireland


Please don't forget to include a link to your showreel or portfolio with your application.


About Scopely:

Scopely is a leading mobile games company home to many top-grossing, award-winning franchises including Scrabble® GO, MARVEL Strike Force, Star Trek™ Fleet Command, Looney Tunes™ World of Mayhem, WWE Champions, The Walking Dead: Road To Survival™, YAHTZEE® With Buddies and Wheel of Fortune®: Free Play, among others. Scopely creates rewarding, immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer experience. Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform that personalizes gameplay at scale across one of the most diversified portfolios in the west. Recognized in Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ and #2 on Deloitte’s ‘Technology Fast 500’ as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America, Scopely has achieved more than $1 billion in lifetime revenue by creating game experiences that are an important part of people’s lives. Scopely has global operations in Los Angeles, Barcelona, Boulder, Dublin (DIGIT game studio), London and Tokyo, with additional studios in seven countries across four continents. For more information, visit 


Scopely is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, family or parental status, gender identity, veteran, or disability status, or other protected status. 


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