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Character Artist


Why choose Digital Extremes?

Ingenuity, diligence, highly skilled, specifically trained. With stealth precision, this team of ninjas have infiltrated the F2P market. Can we control the natural elements, shape shift or walk on water? Hell no. But we can develop kick-ass videogames. We are masters of our own weaponry. What is your superhuman skill? Do you have what it takes to join this elite team? Bring it. Recruiting now. 

Character Artist

Department:
Art
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Ontario
Min Exp:
2 Years

Date Posted: March 1, 2016

Responsibilities:

• Realize the overall artistic vision of characters based on designs, concepts and descriptions
• Design, model, and texture high quality 3D characters, paying close attention to anatomical proportions and physiology 
• Collaborate with Art and Design leads to create technically sound, engaging and memorable characters 
• Work with Art Director to combine ideas and methodologies of character production to create an efficient, streamlined pipeline
• Mentor and train junior artists
• Multitask effectively, prioritize competing demands, and follow through on details

Qualifications:

• 2+ years of experience creating characters for game development
• A portfolio that demonstrates excellent character modeling and texturing techniques, both high and low poly 
• An exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy with a keen eye towards form, structure, and silhouette 
• Above average ability to model, texture, and light 3D characters for a state of the art next-gen game engine
• Excellent understanding of efficient techniques for game production 
• Strong lighting skills and experience creating normal maps and applying shaders
• Experience with Maya, Photoshop and ZBrush or Mudbox 
• Exemplary oral and written communication skills 
• Willingness and aptitude to learn new techniques and best practices
• Have a genuine enthusiasm and interest in video games

Preferred Extras:

• Excellent understanding of efficient techniques for game production

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