Senior Character Artist
- Creating in-game characters from scratch following a concept art or art direction by keeping in mind and following the technical requirements.
- Creating of textures (diffuse, normal map, specular, bump) needed to display a photo-realistic humanoid in game.
- Working closely with Tech Art, concept art and other dependent departments throughout the character production process.
- 5+ years of professional experience in a Character Artist role.
- Finished at least two (2) AAA title game with full development in-house experience.
- Demonstrates a strong ability to create believable photo-realistic humanoid characters within a game's engine.
- Ability to creatively translate concepts, ideas into authentic characters with an attention to detail.
- Strong knowledge of human body anatomy.
- Ability to create all textures needed for creating photo-realistic looking humans and creatures.
- Ability to create game ready assets that work well within the given technical limitations that are rigging and animation friendly.
- Strong knowledge of a 3D hard surface modelling software (3DS Max, Maya, Zbrush or other recognized tools).
- Strong knowledge of current texturing pipelines (Substance, Quixel and Photoshop).
- First person shooter game in-game character art experience is preferred.
- AAA game company work experience is preferred.
- Good English communication and writing skills.
- Be proactive, self-motivated and be able to work without direct supervision.
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