Character Artist

Supersocial, Inc. | Unknown | 7 months ago

OtherOtherIntermediate (2-5 years)Intermediate (2-5 years)Short-termShort-termUnder 30 hrs/wkUnder 30 hrs/wk

We are looking for a character artist to help us create a diverse range of fun characters for the world’s fastest growing gaming platform . The ideal candidate loves working within all areas of the character pipeline with confidence, coming from a generalist background but having found their calling. You will develop characters based on concept art and collaborative teamwork discussion, for mobile-first technical specifications, as well as high quality assets for marketing materials. You passionately maintain high standards and productivity throughout projects while meeting tight deadlines. And most importantly, you love to see a project come together as a true team player.

Responsibilities:

Excellence: Work with the Art Director to drive and maintain high visual quality of characters;
Collaborate: Take part in team discussions and provide, as well as take, constructive feedback and apply them confidently and quickly;
Create: high and low poly versions of assets, poses, and renders, skin and animate your amazing characters;
Speed: no messing around, we do it right the first time: measuring twice and cutting once. We operate on trust and communication to commit and deliver awesome results

Must have:

Functional Skills:

Expertise in relevant software packages - Zbrush, Max/Maya, Substance Painter
Portfolio demonstrating your workflow, high poly sculpts, meshes and texture sheets
Sound knowledge of the full 3D character production pipeline including rigging, skinning and animation.
Understanding of traditional art principles including composition, design, shape language, and color theory
Can be relied upon to quickly learn new processes and software as dictated by project needs.
Experience in rigging or animation for games

Soft skills

Entrepreneurial mindset: ability to operate in ambiguity and roll up your sleeves
Exceptional operator with the ability to see the big picture
Self-starter with ability to execute and deliver exceptional results when working remotely
Experience working in a fast- paced environment, across multiple teams in different disciplines, with excellent relationship and communications skills
Strong time management skills
Passion for videogames and deep interest in gamer culture and art

Nice to have:

Experience creating art across age demographics
Experience within the gaming industry preferably with Roblox
Illustration/Concept Design experience
Experience with various game engines or proprietary software
Active artistically on social media
Experience with JIRA, Perforce and other Project Management Tools

What we offer:

Work from home or from anywhere! We have team members already in 3 different time zones working closely together with full transparency, efficiency and trust. We value our team members and believe each one has an important role in creating a unique, magical experience for our players! A strong and welcoming company culture: we love what we do and we love working together. You’ll love it too!