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Character Artist – PC and Console Games – Malmo, Sweden

Location: Malmö, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24220 Posted: 1 year ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client is looking for an experienced and talented Character Artist to join our art team and help us create the characters that will populate our game worlds. We take great pride in our art, and are passionate about our craft and our responsibility for making our games look visually stunning.

As a Character Artist you will work closely together with concept artists, animators and the art director on the project, and be part of the team who through iterations will bring the characters to life. You should be passionate about creating memorable characters of high quality.

Character Artist responsibilities include:

  • Create high end 3D models of our game characters in high quality – from sculpting to final textures.
  • Be able to iterate and adjust the character models in accordance our needs, both artistically and from a gameplay perspective.
  • Contribute to the development of the entire character art pipeline – through a proactive collaboration with concept artists, animators, technical animators and the rest of the development team.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in the games industry
  • Strong skills in organic modelling and sculpting in Zbrush
  • Basic understanding of rigging, skinning and python-scripting in Zbrush
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Good understanding of creature and human anatomy and structure
  • Driven to solve technical challenges with artists, programmers and designers
  • Willingness to accept and provide direction and work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to cope with frequent iterations
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written
  • Able to relocate and work onsite at our office in Malmö, Sweden

Pluses

  • Excellent skills in Photoshop 
  • Familiarity with Maya and Substance Painter and/or Substance Designer

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative

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