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Full time or Freelance

3D ARTIST

We are PLAYAR, an AR studio with a team of fulltime & freelance designers, animators, developers and producers. While located in Antwerp (with a future hub in Amsterdam) we are true advocates of remote working. It helps us maintain a healthy work / life balance for our employees while giving us the opportunity to collaborate with best in class talent around the globe. 

 

We create innovative, fun & engaging augmented reality experiences for brands and agencies on Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook & the web (WebAR). Since our company was founded in 2020, we have developed over 80 experiences for clients such as Disney, Samsung, Oreo, Danone, Coca Cola or the University of Antwerp

 

To support our recent growth we are looking for energized and talented people who love to be part of a small team and being surrounded by creativity, new technology, design & code

 

We currently have a FULL TIME or FREELANCE vacancy for an

 

3D ARTIST

In this role you will:

  •  Have a say in defining the look & feel of our experiences by applying your creativity and great eye for design & style

  • Imagine and create awesome looking 3D assets, from cute and playful to high end aesthetic. From objects to haircuts, clothing or even simple characters

  • Create basic rigs and bring assets to life through animation 

  • Help optimize & export assets to fit low poly specs in the different tools we use for development (Snapchat Lens Studio, Facebook Spark AR, Three.js, PlayCanvas,...)

  • Oversee & support the integration of these assets by our development team to guarantee the best possible look in the final experience

  • Collaborate closely with a small team of concept designers, developers & project managers to take our projects to the next level

  • Work on amazing and fun AR experiences for a wide range of global clients

You:

  • Followed a 3D, Gaming or VFX oriented education and/or have previous working experience in one of those domains

  • Have experience with low-poly 3D modeling, texturing, shading & lighting (Maya, Blender, Substance Painter, Zbrush)

  • Have a knack for bringing content and assets to life through animation - preferably in Maya or Blender

  • Have experience with rigging, skinning, correct UV mapping and topologies

  • Work with Adobe’s Creative Suite, even when blindfolded

  • Know how to do concept designs / storyboards / sketches

  • Have knowledge and skills in PBR / Shading / Procedural Content Generation

  • Have good spoken and written knowledge of English

 


A big plus 

  • You worked on projects for brands & agencies before and keep your calm when clients keep changing their minds all the time ;) 

  • You are skilled in 2D / Motion with After Effects

  • You have experience with node-based procedural tools like Houdini

  • You know your way around Lens Studio / SparkAR / Unity3D / three.js

  • You worked with (GLSL) shaders or WebGL

  • You have knowledge of programming and/or scripting languages (like javascript, C++…)

As a person you:

  • Like to wear multiple hats and hate it when workdays all look the same

  • Are passionate or very curious about augmented reality and its potential to turn social media platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook & TikTok into the digital playgrounds of the future

  • Are able to work autonomously and within tight production schedules

  • Are not afraid of adventuring into still largely unknown technical territories

  • Are already experimenting with new forms of creativity and storytelling through your own social channels and / or a candid follower of people who do and understand the trends they surf on

  • Are looking for a job in a small team of nice and supportive people

  • Are open to receiving & giving design feedback

 


We offer

  • Flexible working conditions (we are big advocates of remote work where possible)

  • A market conform salary

  • A laptop (full time employees only)

  • Monthly meal vouchers

  • Hospitalization insurance package

  • Free coffee, drinks, (healthy) snacks, and lots of lunches on us (yes even when working remotely we need to spend time as a team!)

  • A small but welcoming bunch of like-minded individuals