Senior Character Artist

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Character Artist to work on Crysis 4 (Working Title).
 
As a Character Artist, you will be responsible for designing, executing, and creating characters for new installment in the Crysis franchise.
 
*Sample pictures or a link to a webpage, which shows sample work, are required.*
Responsibilities
  • 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.
Requirements
  • 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).
Pluses
  • 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.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more!

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