3D ARTIST II (Generalist)

ArtFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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This role will play a key artistic and technical part in implementing new Mechs in MechWarrior Online, modeling and texturing weapons mounts and cosmetic attachments for hard surface export / import to game engine, addressing bugs and creating Mech Patterns with customizable colors.


  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Work with existing mech models in 3ds Max
  • Work with Design to create new mech weapon attachment points
  • Export Mech models with New Weapon hard points to CryEngine and debug
  • Create unique cosmetic attachments for the exterior of the mech
  • Create new paint patterns and export for use in engine with customizable colors
  • Import new paint patterns to CryEngine and test
  • Work closely with MechWarrior Online Team to create fun and visually exciting offerings to ensure consistency, quality and focus on the visual target
  • Communicate with Design, Production and QA to deliver mechs on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Help create 2D decals and badges


  • 2+ years’ experience modeling game art and generating textures in an industry setting
  • Experience in object creations of all types and sizes within game-rez budget, including modular assets
  • Proficiency in Art software such as 3dsMax, Mudbox, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of both high and low poly techniques
  • Ability to adapt to hard surface MechWarrior high and low poly style
  • Experienced with shaders, diffuse, normal, specular creation
  • Skilled in texture, both from photo-sourced and hand-painted
  • An artistry for colour and texture application
  • English communication skills, both verbally and written


  • Experience with CryEngine a Plus
  • Experience with 3rd party software to aid in speeding up production time, such as Ndo/Ddo, Xnormal, MaxScripts
  • Strong traditional art and digital painting skills
  • Strong aptitude to continuous learning in/outside work hours

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information please visit www.piranhagames.com

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com

We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.