SAIC | 3D Artist

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Job Description

Job ID 2315220



Date Posted





Game Development Specialist




Day Job



Minimum Clearance Required None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain


Potential for Remote Work



SAIC is currently seeking to hire a

3D Artist

to join our team located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Note this position is remote – ideal candidate will reside in Huntsville, Alabama.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop highly detailed hard surface models for a realistic look in a modern game engine and other benchmark assets
  • Collaborate with all members of a team to ensure artwork meets technical, design, and production requirements
  • Prototype new techniques that support the project and expand the team’s artistic capabilities
  • Coordinate with Program Management, Directors, and Subject Matter Experts to plan, maintain, and report team status and priorities
  • Monitor and manage version control software, such as Git/Sourcetree and project tracking software, such as Jira


Required Education

Bachelors degree with three (3) years of experience / masters and zero (0).

Ideal candidate will have a degree in 3D Animation, Game Design, Art, or similar field of study from an accredited college or university.

Required Clearance

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance; US Citizenship required.

Required Skills

  • Proficient in the use of 3D modeling applications such as Maya, as well surfacing tools like Substance Designer and Painter, and understanding of creating physically-based lighting and materials
  • Understanding of art and animation asset integration pipeline and optimization with the Unity Game Engine
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills are a required, including the ability to interact effectively in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and task tracking tools such as Atlassian Jira
  • Must have a portfolio of previous work to review during interview process

Desired Skills

  • Experience with lighting and environment modeling in Unity Game Engine
  • Experience working in a AAA games environment
  • Experience with the life cycle of design and programming of interactive training content from concept through project completion
  • Previous experience working as a defense contractor
  • Previous experience developing for mobile and AR/VR game applications
  • Rigging and Animation Experience

Target salary range $50,001 – $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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