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3D Digital Game Art

Creative Arts & Fashion

A 3D Digital Game Artist uses their creativity, technology, and geometry skills to create captivating animated experiences in a video game..

3D Digital Game Art could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Complex problems
  • Making things
  • Using tools

About 3D Digital Game Art

The 3D Digital Game Artist draws, models, and animates in different styles depending on the type of game, and is responsible for every aspect, from taking a designer’s brief to using creative, technical, and specialist skills to deliver a marketable game. The challenge is to take a concept and transform it into a 3D mesh which harnesses a wide range of skill sets from good geometry decisions to symmetry and texture. The artist needs a full understanding of concept art skills and animation as well as the ability to create and animate game characters. The gaming sector continues to experience tremendous growth with the best artists able to lead art teams that push the boundaries on creativity, using the latest technology to design captivating animated experiences.

The Challenge

Competitors are required to:
  • Organize and manage work
  • Interpret design brief
  • Produce 2D digital concept art
  • Produce 3D model
  • Perform UV unwrapping
  • Perform texturing
  • Perform rigging and animation
  • Export 3D game assets to the game engine

Our Experts

Chief Expert

Mr Lee Chen Fang

CG Manager

Koei Tecmo Singapore Pte Ltd

Deputy Chief Expert

Mr Gary Choo

Lead Artist

Mighty Bear Games


Ms Lynette Wu

Social Media & Outreach Executive

School of Interactive & Digital Media

Nanyang Polytechnic


Mr Kelvin Ng

Dy Director (Systems & Network)

School of Information Technology

Nanyang Polytechnic

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WorldSkills Singapore 2020 Competitors

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