558 day(s) ago

3D Generalist vacancy at Tender Claws

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Tender Claws

Tender Claws is an art/games studio that makes everything from AR fish that feed on your emotions to giant sentient talking sticks of butter. Our first release PRY was one of Apple’s top Apps of 2015 and an IGF Finalist. Our first VR game “Virtual Virtual Reality” (VVR), a comedy satire where players put on VR headsets in VR, won “Best VR Experience” at the Google Play Awards 2017. Our hybrid VR and immersive theater game “The Under Presents” launched in 2019, was an Emmy finalist for “Innovation in Interactive Media” and won “VR Experience of the Year” at the 2020 VR Awards. Most recently, “Tempest,” our one-of-a-kind immersive digital theatre experience, was selected as one of LA Times “10 Best Games of 2020.”

General overview of the role

We’re looking for a 3D Generalist to come join our team in LA. This position is for an amazing artist who is experienced working on games and able to work across a variety of styles. At Tender Claws, you’ll be responsible for modeling, texturing, animating and optimizing your 3D art. You should be able to bring concept art to life, as well as create your own designs within the game’s art style and technical constraints. VR experience is a plus! We make ambitious, innovative projects quickly and are looking to work with self-directed people who are excited to experiment and help create new things they’ve never seen before. Preference will be given to full-time artists who can eventually join us locally at our office in Los Angeles.


Design and model environments, props, and characters in the 3D modeling software of your choice
Optimize your art assets and integrate them into Unity
Collaborate with level designers, programmers, and the production team‍


Comfortable with both low poly stylized and PBR workflows
Unity 3D experience
Ability to make optimized, game-ready 3D assets with good topology
Flexibility and the ability to work independently

Skills considered as a good plus

Excited to work across multiple parts of a project
Experience working in VR
Your own independent game, writing, or art practice
Particle and effect design experience
Character animation experience
Coding skills
Likes cats and/or “Cats: The Musical”‍

How to apply?

Please send an introductory email to production@tenderclaws.com, containing the following:

Subject line containing the title of the job you are applying for (i.e. 3D Generalist)
Your resume, or a summary of relevant experience
Links to your portfolio site or other relevant showcase of your work (please specify project roles)

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