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Idol Minds Recruiting Technical Artist, 3D Artists, Environment Artist, 3D Character Artist & Junior Animator

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Technical Artist

Description

Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 17 years. We are currently in development on multiple mobile titles and are seeking some talented artists to join our team.

Requirements:

Build and troubleshoot character rigs for real time game assets
Solve technical production issues
Work with art leads to streamline art workflows and pipelines by developing tools/scripts/plugins to help speed production
Excel as a team player and strive to maximize team/department performance
Ability to be proactive and anticipate potential problems before they occur
Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, and is able to accept constructive criticism and art direction
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Qualifications:

A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a technical artist in the game industry
A reel showcasing your best rigging and tool development work
Proficiency with Maya
Excellent skills with Python and Mel
Experience creating real time rigging assets
Experience creating and troubleshooting facial animation rigs
Proficiency with the Unity game engine a plus
Animation skills a plus
VFX experience a plus

To Apply

Must submit both a demo reel link and a resume
Position Details
This is a full time position
This position includes health benefits

Company

Idol Minds is an independent game developer located in Colorado between Denver and Boulder next to the Rocky Mountains. We have an experienced, close-knit team with exceptional technical, artistic and design skills. We’re currently growing, with multiple titles in development and two running in live operations. Our current focus is mobile, but we’re also expanding back into the console game space.
Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, health benefits and a dental plan. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.
We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join our small company atmosphere. If this sounds like you, please apply!

Apply here:- ameier@idolminds.com
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3D Artists

Description

Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 17 years. We are currently in development on multiple mobile titles and are seeking some talented artists to join our team.

Responsibilities:

Create high-quality stylized models to be rendered in a sprite based environment
Be able to work quickly and efficiently while adhering to the established art direction
Work creatively both independently as well as with art direction
Contribute ideas and suggestions regarding art direction and new methodologies

Qualifications:

A portfolio showing a professional level work in a variety of styles and disciplines
Advanced level Maya and Photoshop skills
Understanding of rendering (Mental Ray, etc)
Excellent communication skills
Solid understanding of art fundamentals such as form, color, and composition
UI, character, and visual effects experience a plus

To Apply

Email ameier@idolminds.com (subject: “3D Artist – your name”)
Submit both a portfolio link and a resume

Company

Idol Minds is an independent game developer for located in Colorado between Denver and Boulder next to the Rocky Mountains. We have an experienced, close-knit team with exceptional technical, artistic and design skills. We are currently developing F2P mobile/tablet titles; though we retain our deep roots in the console game business.

Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, competitive salary, royalties, moving expenses, an amazing health and dental plan. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join our small company atmosphere. If you’re interested, please apply!
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Environment Artist

Description

Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 17 years. We are currently in development on multiple mobile titles and are seeking some talented artists to join our team.

Responsibilities:

Layout and build complete levels that meet the needs of design and the cinematic team
Create high-quality level and prop models that are optimized for mobile platforms
Light scenes using Unity’s Beast lightmapper
Be able to work quickly and efficiently while adhering to the established art direction
Work creatively both independently as well as with art direction
Contribute ideas and suggestions regarding art direction and new methodologies

Qualifications:

3-5 years of relevant game development experience
A portfolio showing a professional level work creating optimized game levels
Expert level Maya and Photoshop skills
Experience with the Unity game engine
Excellent communication skills
Solid understanding of art fundamentals such as form, color, and composition
Particle effects, animation, and scripting in Mel or JavaScript a plus

To Apply

Submit a portfolio link and a resume

Company

Idol Minds is an independent game developer for located in Colorado between Denver and Boulder next to the Rocky Mountains. We have an experienced, close-knit team with exceptional technical, artistic and design skills. We are currently developing a variety of exciting mobile titles; though we retain our deep roots in the console game business.
Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, competitive salary, royalties, and health and dental plans. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.
We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join our small company atmosphere. If you’re interested, please apply!

Apply here:- ameier@idolminds.com
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3D Character Artist

Description

Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 17 years. We are currently in development on multiple mobile titles and are seeking some talented artists to join our team.

Requirements:

Create character assets for an upcoming mobile title
Be able to work quickly and efficiently while adhering to the established art direction
Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, able to accept constructive criticism and art direction
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Willingness to learn new methods and techniques for asset creation
Ability and willingness to adapt to new art styles
Able to create efficient strategies for asset completion

Qualifications:

A portfolio link showcasing your highest quality 3d and 2d artwork
Proficiency creating 3d assets in Maya
Proficiency creating 2d artwork in Photoshop
Solid understanding of artistic fundamentals such as light, color and composition
Solid understanding of the human form, proportions, and mechanics
Experience with animation, rigging, or rendering in Maya is a plus

To Apply

Must submit both a portfolio link and a resume
Position Details
This is a full time position
This position includes health benefits

Company

Idol Minds is an independent game developer located in Colorado between Denver and Boulder next to the Rocky Mountains. We have an experienced, close-knit team with exceptional technical, artistic and design skills. We’re currently growing, with multiple titles in development and two running in live operations. Our current focus is mobile, but we’re also expanding back into the console game space.
Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, health benefits and a dental plan. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.
We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join our small company atmosphere. If this sounds like you, please apply!

Apply here:- ameier@idolminds.com
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Junior Animator

Description

Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 17 years. We are currently in development on multiple mobile titles and are seeking some talented artists to join our team.

Requirements:

Develop, maintain, and create animations for real time game assets
Work with lead animator to ensure timely completion of assets at the desired quality bar
Be able to work quickly and efficiently while adhering to the established art direction
Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, able to accept constructive criticism and art direction
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Be willing to learn new methods and techniques to speed production

Qualifications:

A reel demonstrating your best animation work
Proficiency in Maya
Solid understanding of animation fundamentals such as acting, body mechanics, facial expressions, and lip-sync
Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms
Experience working with mo-cap animation is a plus
Experience with rigging, scripting, or python in Maya is a plus

To Apply

Must submit both a demo reel link and a resume
Position Details
This is a full time position
This position includes health benefits

Company

Idol Minds is an independent game developer located in Colorado between Denver and Boulder next to the Rocky Mountains. We have an experienced, close-knit team with exceptional technical, artistic and design skills. We’re currently growing, with multiple titles in development and two running in live operations. Our current focus is mobile, but we’re also expanding back into the console game space.
Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, health benefits and a dental plan. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.
We’re looking for talented, self-motivated and team oriented people to join our small company atmosphere. If this sounds like you come join us!

Apply here:- ameier@idolminds.com
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