3D Artist

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3D Artist


Niantic Labs, creator of Ingress and Pokémon GO, seeks a 3D Artist to help build a wide array of art assets for use in our creative projects. Niantic is a fast-moving, multi-disciplinary team of software developers and creative professionals based in San Francisco and Seattle. You will have 3D generalist responsibilities including 3D modeling and rendering, using Maya, Unity, and other computer graphics tools to help merge the virtual with the real world.

Core Responsibilities

Create mobile-device optimized low-poly 3D models for production use
Create high resolution 3D models for concept art, or for use in marketing campaigns
Generate 3D renderings of different styles adhering to the project art direction
Use of scripting to automate 3D modeling / shading
Required Qualifications
Possesses 3D generalist skill set, including modeling and rendering
Expert-level experience with Maya
Solid understanding of rendering and lighting concepts
Solid artistic skills (drawing or digital painting) a plus
Experience with Unity 3D is a plus
BA or equivalent degree in studio art, computer graphics, or technical field
Please attach a portfolio link including sketches/drawing examples and resume
Join the Niantic team!

Niantic’s mission is to use emerging technology to create experiences in the real world. We build products that inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and face-to-face social interaction.

Originally formed at Google in 2010, we became an independent company with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. We build games that get people outside and exploring. We enable our players to have fun while visiting new places, learning about the world around them, and meeting new friends.

We launched Ingress, an immersive real-world mobile game played by millions of people in over 200 countries and territories, and downloaded over 20 million times. We also develop Pokémon GO, which has broken world records and been downloaded over 750 million times in its first year. We announced Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, our latest much-anticipated AR game.

We’re a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who love what we do! We have offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Hamburg.