ACI Participant (Full Time) - HICON Games LLC, 3D Artist / Animator

Nov 03 2020
Aloha Connects Innovation Program - Oahu |Honolulu|Full Time, $15.00 - $25.00 / hour
Job Description

This position is fully remote.


HICON Games is a Hawaii based, video game development company set out to create video games for people in Hawai'i and beyond. "Huli," a milk cap mobile game, is the first of many video games that HICON developed. Our next project will be a story driven game infused with Hawaiian mythology, characters, and locations.  HICON Games is looking for a talented and passionate 3D Artist / Animator excited to work on our current and future projects. Qualified candidates will work alongside our story, coding and environemt team to model, terture and animate 3D models of our characters and any other game objects needed for our next project. Our ideal candidate is excited about creating unique characters with fluiid animations. If you are passionate about video games, 3D modeling /. animation, and have a strong portfolio, come join our team! Duties include 

  • Work with our coding team (unreal engine) to map out a workflow for artwork and how it will be intergrated into our project.
  • Model 3D characters and ingame objects based on artwork from our concept team.
  • Texturing and animating those models.
  • Work with story and concept team to bring these characters to life. Contribute ideals on how you can incorporate specific animations and designs to fit each character.
  • Optimise 3D models for use in video games.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience creating high-quality 3D models. Rigging, modeling, texturing and animating.
  • Excellent communication, time-management, and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to observe, research, and analyze a variety of subject matters (i.e., history, architecture, construction, and how things are made). 
  • Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive. 
  • Demonstrate a willingness to give and receive feedback, collaborate with others to share techniques, ideas, and contribute to a positive working environment. 
  • Must be comfortable with learning new tools, including some of the game tools. Note: A portfolio submission is required for this position. Web based portfolios are preferred.  

  Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of 3D applications like Blender, Maya, Zbrush, Sketch-up, etc
  • Familiarity of Hawaiian culture or other indigenous first nation experience