Senior 3D Artist

Does the idea of improving the way people learn and train excite you? Are you eager to collaboratively tackle the hard problems in technology?

We are seeking a Senior 3D Artist to develop models for our 3D interactive virtual training and serious games. The position requires a self-disciplined person who is detailed oriented and can work closely with our development team to create high quality experiences and applications tailored for specific customer use cases.

We are Heartwood 3D – we match the best of gaming technologies with the most effective training methodologies – to create the gold standard in simulation-based training for our users. Curious? – have a look at what we do here.

How to Apply: Send your resume to

Position Summary: As an artist, you will create detailed models, textures, rigging and animations of mechanical and electrical equipment. This individual will interface with a wide variety of people throughout the organization at differing levels of technical expertise. You must have professional development experience and an eye for organization and timelines.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow Heartwood art process and standards
  • Work closely with designer(s) to realize their vision and make the 3D content realistic
  • Follow technical documents from our customers to mimic a real world object
  • Assist in evaluation and selection of technology solutions

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • 3-5 years professional experience creating detailed hard surface models in 3DS Max for game engines
  • Basic mechanical rigging such as IK and constraints
  • Texturing using Substance Painter
  • Knowledge of PBR materials
  • Knowledge of importing models, textures and animations to Unity
  • Basic animation knowledge for hard surface items such as tools and parts
  • Focused and clear communication skills; able to gain trust and respect of peers and stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal and collaboration skills, relationship building, and negotiation

Desired Experience:

  • Mechanical and/or electrical engineering background
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Knowledge of CAD programs, models, and conversion methods
  • Agile and Scrum development

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory duties.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Telecommute 3 days a week, Flexible schedule
Autonomy with accountability
Engaged & accessible leadership team
Ability to choose your career path
Monthly team lunches (and ping pong!)

How to Apply: Send your resume to

About Heartwood

Our Mission
We believe critical, complex information should be easy to follow, learn and master.
We build visual, interactive, and intuitive applications that do just that.

Heartwood helps Operations & Maintenance workforce learn complex procedures by allowing them to practice on equipment virtually by deploying 3D Interactive Training applications. Our customers use Heartwood as a portable and scalable alternative to ineffective manuals, passive e-learning and costly hands-on training.

Heartwood is an exciting, high-growth company that has won multiple awards. There is considerable potential for a dynamic and motivated individual to grow with us! We offer one of the best employee-friendly work environments you can come across and are very passionate about company culture.