3D Character Artist

Pineleaf Studio Trondheim Full-time
Salary Competitive
Want to work in one of Norway's most creative and fun work environments? At Pineleaf Studio we make the next big games with a big focus on online co-op. We're ambitious and with a high skill level. We want to help you grow as an artist and create high-quality work that's seen, and played, by thousands all over the world.

We're looking for a new 3D Character Artist to join our ever-expanding group of talented artists. You would work closely with our current lead Art developer, animator, and producer in creating the final look of the game. Your tasks will include creating new characters, weapons, and props in our existing style. ( Some characters can be seen here: https://sketchfab.com/DwarfHeim )

If you don't meet all the required qualifications, we would still love to receive your application. Skill and your potential to grow are much more important to us.

However, Inquiries without a portfolio will not be considered.

Job responsibilities:

  • Sculpt and model 3D characters according to the games current stylized art style

  • Create additional character assets. Like armor and weapons

  • Model additional 3D assets if needed. This can include: props, buildings, environment assets etc.

  • Texture the assets according to the games artstyle.

  • Deliver optimized low polygon assets. With good UVs layouts according to the project’s technical requirements

  • Be creative, gather relevant references and add your artistic mark on the company.

  • Replicate existing characters and assets to make variations.

  • Work in a collaborative environment. With not only the art team, but also with programing, marketing etc.


  • Willing to relocate to Trondheim, Norway

  • Solid knowledge of digital sculpting - in ZBrush or equivalent software

  • Solid knowledge of low-poly modeling and UV mapping  - in Maya or equivalent software

  • Excellent texturing skills in Substance Painter and/or Photoshop in a PBR workflow

  • Time management and ability to work within deadlines

  • Ability to work from reference materials such as photography or concept art

  • Good English skills

  • Organized and clean workflow

  • Ability to take and give constructive feedback

  • Understanding of the technical constraints in game development and ability to apply them when creating characters

Nice To Have

  • Previous experience in game development

  • Experience with Azure Devops

  • Experience with Unity 3D

  • 3D generalist skills

For more information or questions please contact us at Hr@pineleafstudio.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
Pineleaf Studio

Pineleaf Studio is one of Trondheim's fastest growing game technology companies, currently consisting of 14 developers working on our flagship title; DwarfHeim. We want to challenge the existing mindset within the games industry and create games that push the boundary of current games. Combining a dedicated team, our own cutting edge tools and exiting game ideas, we're planning to hit the market with DwarfHeim in 2020. DwarfHeim is a 1-4 player Real-time Strategy and City builder game where you must work together as a team to build, gather resources and defend your ancient dwarven home. Control and expand your city, survive the threat of vicious trolls and defeat rivaling clans as a team in online competitive matches. The game has received multiple awards, gotten international attention and has already gathered an engaged community participating in our closed beta.

Read more about Pineleaf Studio

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