3D Character Modeler & Animator

Understory Games

United States 100% Remote


Character Artist


Oct 27

Understory Games is a small indie games studio based in Los Angeles, California. We’re working on Cinder Ridge, a squad based simulation game about wildland/forest restoration. We’re working towards our vertical slice of our game, which we hope to have ready by March 2024. You’ll be working closely with our lead engineer/game designer, as well as our art director to help bring our characters to life.

You can see our progress on the game thus far on our website: cinderridgegame.com


Contract, hourly or per-character, remote. Rate negotiable. Part time is fine!

Initial Scope of work:

Modeling, texture painting, rigging, animating 10 human characters. Characters have designs (can send upon request and NDA). Low poly, expressive characters.

Additional work: 

Modeling, texture painting, rigging, animating an assortment of animals (bears, birds, fish, ect).


  • Experience doing character work, especially in games.
  • Live in the United States and legally authorized to work in the United States (West Coast /PST is preferred but not required!)
  • Experience working with Unity
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Works well independently
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working with a small team
  • Fan of farming sims
  • Interest in ecology and nature

To Apply:

Please send us an email to julia@understory.games with your resume, LinkedIn, and a short cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Understory Games

Understory Games is a small indie games developer based in Los Angeles, California.