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There are many immediately tangible benefits to contributing, including: gaining experience in a real-world startup development company, employment references from real-world professionals, massive networking opportunities with thousands of fans and hundreds of volunteers from literally all over the world, a tremendous opportunity to grow and foster your skills and to learn many new ones, and don't forget an amazing resume headline!

2D Art Team

 

2D Artists

Do you love drawing and creating characters in your spare time? Is your portfolio made up of awesome monsters and cool environments? You’d be perfect for our Art team! All 2D artists must be able to work in a fast pace environment to meet their weekly quota, while still producing quality work. 2D artists are encouraged to work together and be open to critique from other artists on the team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Create character designs that fit the story
  • Work with other team artists to bring the Forest Heart story to life
  • A basic understanding of how lighting, perspective, proportions, and color work. Though Forest Heart is set in a fantasy world, lighting and perspective is necessary to develop believability
  • Knowledge in Photoshop or Sai. Traditional work and scanned finished pieces are acceptable, but digital work is preferred

 

 

 

3D Art Team

 

3D Animator

If you love animating, we have an opening for you! A 3D Animator is responsible for animating characters and objects for real-time and pre-rendered sequences. Familiarity with characters and environments during this process is crucial in order to portray the characters’ personality and movements accurately.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Use the 3D models and rigs created by the other 3D artists to create character and object animations that follow the established story and themes
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance to verify that the qualities of your animations are integrated into the game properly and implement improvements if necessary
  • Skill with 3D animation tools & theory
  • Skill in the animation of bipedal/creature/organic & hard surface forms
  • Knowledge and skill in rigging and skinning is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge and skill in 3d modeling and illustration is a plus but not required
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating your skill and experience
  • Legitimate licensed software. If you do not have legitimate licensed software, there are free options available. The use of pirated software is not permitted.

 

 

3D Modeler

If 3D art is your forte, we have a spot for you! 3D Artists model & texture the characters, environments, and props of the game, following the established concept art and design. Individuals are responsible for modelling the components that will make up the world of Forest Heart. 3D Modellers also create and recognize proper mesh topology for use in animation and make adjustments if requested by riggers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Model the characters, creatures, props, and environments that will make up the world of Forest Heart
  • UVW unwrap and texture models created by yourself and the other 3D Artists
  • Carefully follow the established concepts, designs, moods, and themes and collaborate with the other 3D artists to ensure consistency in art style
  • Create and recognize proper mesh topology for use in animation and make adjustments if requested by riggers
  • Experience and skill in 3D Modeling  & 3D Sculpting
  • Experience and skill in UVW Mapping & Texturing; understanding of different texture maps
  • Some understanding in lighting and composition
  • Knowledge and skill in 3D animation and rigging is a plus but not required
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating your skill and experience
  • Legitimate licensed software. If you do not have legitimate licensed software, there are free options available. The use of pirated software is not permitted.

 

 

3D Rigger

3D Riggers are responsible for animating characters and objects for real-time and pre-rendered sequences. Familiarity with characters and environments during this process is crucial in order to portray the characters’ personality and movements accurately.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Use the 3D models and rigs created by the other 3D artists to create character and object animations that follow the established story and themes
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance to verify that the qualities of the animations are integrated into the game properly and implement improvements if necessary
  • Skill with 3D animation tools & theory
  • Skill in the animation of bipedal/creature/organic & hard surface forms
  • Knowledge and skill in rigging and skinning is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge and skill in 3d modeling and illustration is a plus but not required
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating your skill and experience
  • Legitimate licensed software. If you do not have legitimate licensed software, there are free options available. The use of pirated software is not permitted.

 

 

Code Department

 

Programmer

If you love programming, Forest Heart needs you! Candidates are required to be able to provide our team with C++ support under UE4. Experience with and the ability to pick the better implementation platform for the task is highly considered.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of C++
  • BluePrint under UE4
  • Kismet under UE3 (Optional)
  • Unity/C# guru (Optional)
  • Git

 

 

Design Department

 

Game Designer

Do you want to help in every aspect of a video game? Well, a Game Designer position might be your right fit. Game Designers help design levels from the script, 2D storyboards, concept art, and 3D assets, while complying with the artistic and technical direction. Game Designers work closely with the 3D Artists and Map Builders and are responsible for understanding the environment concept and designs to create game levels that accurately reflect the reference.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Develop concepts of 3D Asset placement & set dressing;
  • Generate visually appealing and technically functional levels
  • Oversee lighting, environment particle effects
  • Work with Design, Art, and Quality to help design levels
  • Experience and understanding of Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience in other game engines is preferred but not required
  • Experience and knowledge in 3D Modeling/Animation/Scripting is a plus
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating your skill and experience
  • Legitimate licensed software is a must. If you do not have legitimate licensed software, there are free options available. The use of pirated software is not permitted.

 

 

People Department

 

Support Consultant

DESCRIPTION:

If you love talking to people and love to learn, you may be a perfect fit for our Support Consultant position. A Support Consultant is an integral part of the People Department. Candidates must have organizational skills, a positive attitude, an interest in building administrative experience, and a willingness to learn. You will be communicating with customers directly on a variety of topics.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Communicating with customers directly via email on a variety of topics.
  • Supporting the entire Forest Heart project with administrative tasks as needed.
  • Gmail experience (including filters, canned responses, and labels) or ability to learn
  • Interest in administrative work
  • English proficiency
  • Communication skills

 

 

Quality Department

 

Quality Analyst

DESCRIPTION:

IF you have an eye for quality, we definitely want you as a part of our team. A Quality Analyst evaluates work from the Design, Art, Sound, and Code departments. Their tasks ensure that the work meets our rigorous quality standards. A Quality Analyst must remain as objective as possible in reviewing the work, never letting their personal feelings regarding games interfere with their job.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Responsible for giving valuable input on production assets including scripts, art, and musical compositions
  • Review quality for major errors, continuity issues, artistic flaws, and basic spelling and grammar
  • Extensive attention to detail
  • Professional English proficiency
  • Communication skills

 

 

Before You Apply

You must be at least 18 years old when you apply for any position.