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GAMES FOR LOVE

Games for Love is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to ease suffering, save lives, and create sustainable futures for children. We believe in the concept of "distraction therapy" and bring the joy of gaming into the lives of our junior gamers in hospitals around the country. We plan to help 10 million kids in the next 5 years. We have a healthy ecosystem to achieve that goal with your intelligent contribution.

We are seeking a volunteer 3D Modeler to join our Channel Surfing Character Squad team. Channel Surfing is a small-scale open-world VR game where you can explore multiple worlds. Instead of channel surfing outside of the TV, you are in it, and able to interact with the world around you. In this role, you will be responsible for helping our characters team to bring our VR game to life. The lead will set the example by developing animation tools, demonstrating excellence, and mentors a team of Character artists

Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates with Character, Animation Leads and Project Management on the delivery of assets to the Animation Department
  2. Work with the Character Squad to maintain a stunning visual style and quality
  3. Collaborate with artists, designers, and engineers to bring visually compelling characters to life
  4. Schedules and assigns rigging tasks
  5. Verify the quality of objects in the game, and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction
  6. Work with Technical Artists to maintain and improve the Character Art pipeline
  7. Manage the delivery of the project’s characters and assets on schedule
  8. Assess team’s needs in requesting tools to simplify workflow
  9. Work with guidelines provided by other departments to ensure quality, playability, and performance

Requirements:

  1. Able to donate between 5 -10 hrs. a week for 12 months
  2. Minimum 2 years of team lead experience
  3. Experience with Blender and Unity
  4. An eye for detail and good visualization skills
  5. Ability to take feedback and make changes as required
  6. Expert-level knowledge of 3D character design (low tri/lo poly), 2D face, and animation tools low tri/low poly, 2D face with a portfolio showcasing your skills
  7. Experience with VR and/or Oculus Quest 2 is a plus
  8. Experience with 3D modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, and animation systems is a plus

Qualifying Attitude:

  • You want to be part of something great that positively impacts society especially in times of crisis
  • You are proactive to collaborate remotely

Benefits:

  • Work from anywhere on earth - 100% remote
  • Massive networking opportunities with 500+ members of our community
  • Level up your skills
  • OPT & CPT programs
  • Make a big impact in the world
  • Have lots of fun partnering with passionate game developers
  • Join the mastermind group and learn from top game developers
  • Volunteer recognition & awards

Games for Love is an equal opportunity organization. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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About GAMES FOR LOVE

Location:

20411 HORIZON WAY SE, MONROE, WA 98272, US

Mission Statement

Games for Love is a 501(c)(3) gaming charity dedicated to easing suffering, saving lives, and creating a sustainable future for children.

Description

Improving the lives of children through what we call the program ecosystem, which is 6 programs working together in tandem to accomplish our mission to help children. We are not looking at the symptoms of global problems to place a bandaid but at the root of the problems to solve them from the foundation. Our community creates a safe place of support, mentorship, and growth for all those involved.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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