Principal Character Artist Wanted AAA - Amsterdam

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Amsterdam

Job Title Principal Character Artist Wanted AAA - Amsterdam
Job Category Web / Graphic Designer,Animator,Character Artist,Vehicle Artist,Environment Artist,2D / Concept / Texture Artist,UI / UX Designer / Artist,Lead Artist,Technical Animator,VFX / Lighting Artist,Art Director,Technical Artist,Lead Animator,Cinematics / MoCap
Job Description This AAA  studio in the heart of Amsterdam is looking for a principal character artist for their next gen titles.

You will:
  • Set high standards and maintain them
  • Mentor juniors and train as needed
  • Review assets
  • Work closely with the Art Directors and Lead Artists to ensure quality output and stylistically consistency.
  • 5+ years games industry experience with principal character artist or lead character artist experience with at least one AAA title under your belt

  • Expert-level understanding of game character creation from production, from modeling, to surfacing, to rendering and articulation;

    • Understand surfacing and lighting, both from an artistic and technical POV, and know how to create truly believable materials; 
    • Appreciation of rigging and articulation, and can build characters for perfect deformation;
    • Master of anatomy, both form and motion;
    • Exceptional sculptor, who can work in any style – real or expressive, hard-surface or organic.
  • Know real-time computer graphics inside and out, and keep yourself at the cutting edge. You understand how to get the best from the hardware without compromising performance or stability;
  • Constantly striving to improve. You keep abreast of all the latest technology, workflow tips and tools;
  • Establish effective pipelines and processes
  • Have experience with freelancers and subcontractors.
  • Solid grasp of game design principles and an appreciation of how character art decisions can affect both playability and design production.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, and time management

To be considered for this role please submit knock out CV and killer character art portfolio.  
Please contact Bonnie Pavlo on 0208 944 7777 or if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format.<a href="">View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs 
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Salary Competitive with Benefits
Location Amsterdam
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 10/01/2018
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