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Senior Character Artist – Console Game – Bordeaux France

Location: Bordeaux, France Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


Based in the great location of Bordeaux, our client a successful games development studio is looking for a Senior Character Artist whose duty will be to create main character models for a brand-new game currently in development.


Key Accountabilities /Responsibilities

  • Create exceptional AAA 3D models, shaders and texture maps, to match concept, photo reference, art direction, etc…
  • Work with our internal game engine using the pipeline and workflow required for creating characters, as well as participate in R&D of new techniques to implement into production pipeline.
  • Display exceptional integrity and understanding of the work; constantly seeking ways to improve the efficiency of the workflow and provide documented feedback to improve in-house tools.
  • Communicate with other departments to understand their needs and requirements.


Development knowledge

  • Extensive professional gaming or cinematic work experience.
  • A comprehensive modeling and texturing portfolio showing a varied range of character art to a very high standard.
  • Mastery of Character modeling using Zbrush and 3DsMax. Relevant experience with other similar software is considered;
  • Extensive knowledge of Substance Painter and Photoshop;
  • Portfolio demonstrates skills in creation of 3D models, textures, UV unfolding in and lighting;
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate, orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner;
  • Passion for video games.
  • Ability to produce work in any required style from high realism to stylized.
  • A keen understanding of the human form/anatomy and structure/silhouette in respect of modelling.
  • An above-average understanding of working within a game engine and pipeline.
  • Traditional drawing is an asset; Understanding PBR techniques (physically based rendering) is an asset;
  • Traditional sculpting and art fundamentals experience a plus.

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative


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