Character Artist (f/m)

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Germany

Job Title Character Artist (f/m)
Job Category Character Artist
Job Description   As a Character Artist at YAGER, you will be collaborating closely with the dedicated Concept Artist under the supervision of the Art Director and the Lead Artist. You will be responsible for taking the concept art through the stages of development, from sculpting the high resolution to game-ready models and materials.  

Responsibilities
  • Sculpt and model characters according to the style and art direction of the project
  • Create low polygon models and UV according to the project’s requirements
  • Be ready to iterate fast according to the Lead’s or Director’s feedback
  • Understand project limitations, milestones and risks
  • Maintain quality consistency while meeting the deadlines
  • Search for constant improvement on a technical and artistic level
  • Good communication and collaboration across multiple disciplines from Concept Art, Rigging, Animation
  • Document character production methodologies

Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in a game development environment
  • Strong knowledge of one of the industries standard 3d packages (Maya, Max, Modo)
  • Ability to create great High-polygon sculpts in ZBrush
  • Create efficient Low-polygon models for deformable characters
  • Strong texturing skills in Substance Painter/Photoshop including efficient UV Sets
  • Understanding of human and animal/creature anatomy
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Ability for Rigging and Skinning in Maya is a plus
  • Ability to take and apply direction and work well in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Passionate about videogames

 Portfolio should show:
  • Highpoly Models
  • Lowpoly Models
  • Texture Pages
  • Classical Art skills is a plus

 Employment details
  • Full-time and on-site
  • Status: employment
  • Start: asap

   
Benefits
We support you all the way
Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance
Occupational pension scheme  

We care about your well-being
Flexible working hours
Fresh fruit and vegetables every day
Hot and cold beverages of your choice
In-house massage  

We encourage continuous learning
Extensive games/books library
Dedicated Talent Development Manager
Participation at various game conferences  

We know how to have fun
A variety of exciting Team Events
Summer and Christmas Party
Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings    

Join our Team!
If this sounds like you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people passionate about their work, please send us your application using our online form:
https://yagerde.bamboohr.co.uk/jobs/view.php?id=15&source=gamesindustrybiz
Salary negotiable
Location Berlin, Germany
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 11/01/2019
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