Senior Unity Game Developer
June 18, 2021
Senior Software Engineer (Node.js)
June 18, 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

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

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