Lead 3d Artist / Outsourcing Manager

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Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Black Forest Games GmbH
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Lead 3d Artist / Outsourcing Manager

Lead 3d Artist / Outsourcing Manager

We are currently looking for a lead 3D artist/outsourcing manager to work on our upcoming high-quality projects with Unreal Engine. He will lead a team of 3D artists/level artists and manage the outsourcing of 3D assets. The candidate would be part of our 3D art-team, reporting directly to our technical art director.


  • Manage outsourcing of 3D assets (props/vehicles/weapons/buildings, etc.), giving feedback and constraints to our outsourcing partners.
  • Lead and give feedback to a team of 3D artists concerning 3D asset creation as much as level/open world dressing.
  • Communicate/coordinate with other department leads.
  • Sculpting, low-poly modeling, mapping, texturing (PBR workflow).
  • Dress levels or areas of an open world.


  • Shipped at least one title as a lead 3D artist + shipped three or more games as 3D artist/level artist.
  • 5+ years’ experience at a game studio working as a senior 3D artist.
  • Team management experience, able to give feedbacks in respect of style/quality and technical constraints.
  • Able to work on different visual styles from Realistic to stylized.
  • Strong knowledge of technical constraints related to 3D real-time engines.
  • Strong hard surface modeling, ability to create hard surface props.
  • Strong ability to dress beautiful levels or areas of open world games.
  • Strong ability to sculpt organic shapes.
  • Proficient in the high poly, low poly baking workflow
  • Proficient in creating efficient Mapping, minimizing seams and distortion
  • Proficient in Zbrush, 3DS Max, Substance Painter, Photoshop.
  • Self-motivated, technical problem solver. 

Not required, but a huge plus:           

  • Experience with Substance Designer, World Machine, Marvelous Designer, Speedtree.
  • Character creation experience.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Having notions of lighting.

We would like to see your portfolio (Assessment)

Contact Details:
Black Forest Games GmbH
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Contact: Hiring Manager

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