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Entry Level Game Artist

Job ID: 215623
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 14, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Game Development Specialist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is hiring an Entry Level Game Artist in Huntsville, AL. In this position, you will be responsible for developing 2D and 3D assets for interactive training products. You will be part of a team of artists, developers, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) creating engaging interactive mobile, web, and desktop training products for government and commercial clients. You must be a self-starter who takes ownership of your work. Attention to detail is required for this position. You will create photo-realistic hard surface 3D models, textures, materials, and environments for the Unity Game Environment and create video and 2D animation content for training products.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload, manage time efficiently, and work collaboratively in a team environment.
An online portfolio is required

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS/BA in Graphic/Multimedia Design, Game Art, or similar field of study from an accredited college or university is required. Years of experience in lieu of degree may be considered.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Strong graphic design and illustration skills.
  • Experience with Maya, 3D Studio Max or equivalent.
  • Experience with texturing software (Substance Painter, Quixel, or equivalent).
  • Understanding of high to low poly modeling workflows, physically-based lighting and materials.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills are a required, including the ability to interact effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Familiarity with the Unity Game Engine and understanding of asset pipeline and optimization.
  • Experience creating with animation and visual effects (dust, explosions, smoke, and glows) for Unity Game Engine
  • Experience with developing and optimizing assets for mobile and AR/VR.
  • Experience with the life cycle of design and programming of interactive training content from concept through project completion.
  • Video/audio production experience.
  • Experience with Agile development and tools such as Jira.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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