Avatar Modeler, Senior

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Founded by Akash Nigam, Evan Rosenbaum and Jake Adams, Genies is the world's largest avatar technology company and driving force in the creation of digital identities that can be used across platforms. The company is setting the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars in society and culture through its internationally renowned Avatar Agency and SDK partnerships. With investors such as NEA (Rick Yang), Bond (Mary Meeker), Breyer Capital, CAA, Tull Investment Group, NetEase, Coinbase Ventures and Dapper Labs, Genies is creating a network of platforms and marketplaces where virtual identities lead the way in digital communication, connection, commercialization, and monetization. To date, the technology has been used by the likes of Gucci, FritoLay, GIPHY, Offset, Justin Bieber and many more. Genies is looking for a Senior Avatar Modeler. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about leading a team of talented artists and creating top-quality avatars and assets for our mobile application, avatar agency, and digital goods, including NFTs. What You'll Be Doing Sculpting high-poly 3D characters and objects Creating low-poly 3D characters and objects for use in mobile AR applications Creating textures for 3D assets using Substance Painter or Photoshop Importing and assembling 3D assets into Unity Collaborating with Art Directors, Developers, and Producers to ensure all aspects of the project are at the highest quality Contributing to overall office morale, spirit, character, and work quality Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed What You Should Have 5+ years of experience in real-time/gaming environments A solid understanding of all facets of the 3D production pipeline Extensive 3D character (avatar) portfolio optimized for games and real-time engines Expert level experience in Maya, Zbrush, substance painter, and other relevant modeling and texturing software Strong design skills and artistic eye Self-motivation and the ability to take ownership of an initiative or project with little supervision (i.e. can take a concept and 'run with it') A love for the intersection of tech, entertainment, toys, games, and pop culture Bonus Points, if you have The ability to rig and animate a character model to have natural motion Unity development skills Experience leading or managing a team of modelers Benefits and Perks Health (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance 13 Paid Holidays Unlimited PTO/Sick Days Parental Leave and Benefits Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone. Apply for this job Careers Powered by VentureLoop - Portfolio Company Sign In

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