3D Artist


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Aug 13

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TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok enables everyone to be a creator, and encourages users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos.

TikTok is seeking a mid level 3D Artist to contribute to the design team with creating various 3D assets, effects and AR experiences, and also supporting R&D prototype for our mobile apps. We are looking for a candidate with solid 3D modeling and conceptual skills. The ideal candidate embraces challenge and growth, desire to learn new technologies, thrives in a team environment, and possesses a confident, passionate, self driven attitude. This role centers around creating fun, engaging artwork for interactive technologies with a team of motivated and innovative artists and engineers.


- Collaborate with 2D and Motion designers to create a large range of 3D creation

- Work closely with leads to create 3D assets for various projects from cross functional teams and internal/ external proposals

- Create large range of artistic 3D artwork from modeling, texturing, rigging, and animation in accordance with the artistic direction, production deadlines and technical specifications

- Sculpt/model UV & texture and integrate both high & low polygon meshes in a PBR pipeline

- Develop designs from concept to production ready assets

- Perform project updates, revisions, and maintenance as required

- Communicate with developers to ensure efficient and accurate implementation of designs


- Minimum 3 years work experience in game, animation, VFX, or illustration relevant field

- Must have a strong portfolio showcasing advanced design skills

- Advanced understanding in Maya, 3Ds Max, Zbrush, and Substance Painter

- Rigging skills a must

- Ability to conceptualize advanced models with low poly count

- Ability to create UV layouts

- Ability to work under a tight timeline

- File organization and time management skills a must

- Knowledge or interest in the mobile app market

- Interest in AR technology

- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal; ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

- Desire to learn new techniques

Even Better If

- Understanding of current trends in pop culture

- Intermediate animation skills

- Experience working with international partners at different time zones

- Understanding of the landscape and new developments in new media, tech and entertainment industry

- Experience working in a fast-changing, hands-on work environment

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