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Senior Character Artist – Canada – Permanent Contract – RPG Video Games

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Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location Other

Project: AAA RPG Console & PC Games

 

This studio is a leading games developer of RPG console and PC Games. They create, deliver and evolve the most emotionally engaging games in the world.

 

As a Senior Character Artist you’re driven to achieve high-quality believable characters. A character artist at this developer is expected to assume ownership over any technical issues that arise and drive them to resolution. So you must have the ability to work alongside other character artists, rendering engineers, technical artists, technical animators, designers and concept artists.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

3D Character Art Portfolio
Previous AAA Games Development Experience as a Senior Artist
Ability to present, light and render realistic humans
Advanced surface shader work desirable
Ability to craft low resolution, complex hard surface shapes
Use of character models in low, medium, and high polygon counts
Clean texturing and material work
Ability to work from reference materials, such as concept art or photogrammetry
Assets authored for a physically based environment
Assets rendered with individual material channels (diffuse albedo, roughness, normal, etc)
Excels in Maya, experience in Max, XSI or Modo is a plus.
Exceptionally skilled in Substance Designer/Painter
Strong ZBrush or Mudbox experience
Education required: completion of high school, some college, vocational training or University or equivalent work experience/training

 

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

Experience with shaders, physically based rendering and material authoring pipelines
MEL, Python, HLSL scripting knowledge is a plus
Experience with organic and inorganic modelling
Frostbite/Unreal experience

 

IN RETURN:

Tuition Reimbursement
Pension with Company Match
Free Video Games
Competitive Compensation Packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.
Health, Dental, Financial Offered
Bonus and Relocation Assistance Offered.

 

Interested in finding out more? Call me today on +44 (0) 1206 214425.