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Character Artist – Multi-Platform Games – Manchester

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23634 Posted: 1 year ago

Our client is looking for an exceptionally skilled Character Artist. If you’ve got a portfolio showing a love for creating sci-fi and futuristic scenes with a broad range of props and environments that help bring life to a game world. Working mainly in 3D, you’ll need to have a good understanding of all aspects of game art creation & optimisation and be comfortable working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Working alongside the lead artist, the candidate will be on a current project in production and will form part of the highly skilled art team.
  • Create high quality characters that meet the vision set by the Art Director.
  • Ability to follow closely concept art and think creatively to solve artistic challenges.
  • Sculpt detailed characters and be able to deliver a clean optimised mesh ready for animation.
  • Create textures and materials that are both optimal for games and convincing to look at.
  • Ensure characters created follow the given art direction and are within the agreed production deadlines and conform to the required technical specifications.
  • Work closely with animators to ensure characters are modelled and weighted according to requirements.
  • Collaborate and communicate daily and weekly with Leads across all disciplines.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in 3D packages such as Max/Maya/Modo.
  • Highly skilled in Zbrush and retopology.
  • Excellent texturing skills in both Photoshop and Substance Painter.
  • Thorough knowledge of PBR workflow in Substance painter/designer and Quixel mixer.
  • Working experience of game engines such as Unreal and Unity.
  • A portfolio demonstrating outstanding and compelling characters, both high and low poly.
  • Good level of technical ability.
  • Ability to rig characters desirable, but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Well organised and autonomous.
  • Extensive industry experience and worked on at least 1 shipped game.

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative

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