Senior Unity Game Developer
June 18, 2021
QA Automation Engineer
June 28, 2021

Character Artist

Immersive VR Education is looking for a talented Character Artist with a genuine passion for games! You’ll work in close collaboration with artists, animators, designers, and engineers to create characters and costumes in our games/experiences. The ideal candidate understands the aesthetics and technicalities of game-ready character art and can texture, shade, surface, optimize and implement just as well as they can sculpt.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with artists, designers, and engineers to bring visually compelling characters to life
  • Sculpting detailed high-poly models, creating efficient low-poly meshes and implementing in-game assets for characters and items
  • Creating high quality textures and materials
  • Using Unity to bring assets in-game, troubleshoot issues and ensure that character art supports gameplay and performance

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ game development experience, specifically creating real-time characters and items using Maya, ZBrush and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
  • Exceptional understanding of human/creature anatomy, colour theory, values, form, shape language, silhouette and composition
  • Strong knowledge of fashion and costume design
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a broad range of styles, within technical constraints, using proprietary systems and tools
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and willingness to collaborate to find solutions
  • Self-motivated, humble, excellent communication skills and a team-player attitude
  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience

Good to have

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • AAA PC or console experience as a 3D character artist
  • Solid foundation in traditional art, drawing, painting, illustration and/or concept art
  • Proficiency with Substance Designer/Painter
  • Basic skinning/weighting experience with a foundational understanding of rigging, animation and deformation

Salary: D.O.E

Job Type: Full-time

NOTE: This position is not suitable for Graduate or Junior level workers. Having an EU work permit is required. For this position, remote working is available. Fluent spoken and written English language is required.

To apply for this job please email your CV to: [email protected]

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