Turtle Rock Studios is seeking a talented Character Artist to work on our newly announced AAA title, Back 4 Blood! You will work closely with all team members to create realistic, believable and visually stunning characters and creatures. The ideal candidate will be a great team player who is self-motivated and can thrive in a collaborative environment.
Work with the Art Director, Concept team, and Character team to develop high quality assets
Collaborate with concept artists on character development and take those assets all the way to completion
Work with designers and engineers to make visually stunning game art while maintaining good performance on next-gen platforms
Communicate effectively with the team to fulfill the visual goals of game assets
Skills & Requirements
Stunning portfolio that demonstrates expertise in modeling, including hard surface and organic assets
Experience modeling and texturing using Maya, Zbrush and Substance Painter
Exceptional sculpting ability in ZBrush as they relate to game art workflows
Proficiency in 2D art creation/manipulation packages, including but not limited to Photoshop
An understanding of all current generation production workflows as they pertain to character art production
Strong understanding of physically based shaders and rendering
A understanding of the human form/anatomy and structure/silhouette in respect of modeling
Ability to create and manipulating texture maps and excellent understanding of the value of UV space
A great team-player: Self-motivated with good communication skills
Able to accurately follow common goals and tasks whilst working under own initiative
Bonus, if you have:
Strong traditional art foundations: including but not limited to figure drawing, concept art and illustration
A passion for games
Shipped one or more major titles on multiple Current New Gen/PC platforms as a Character Artist
Experience with AAA First or Third Person action titles a big plus
Familiarity with source control and asset tracking tools such as Perforce and JIRA a plus
- Relocation assistance is offered
How to Apply
Apply now - Character Artist
About the Company
Turtle Rock Studios is an award-winning independent game developer best known for its work on AAA franchises like Left 4 Dead, Evolve, and Counter-Strike. We are a diverse team of inspired content creators, artists and engineers who share a passion for making fun, innovative games that gamers love to play.
We value creativity.
We foster collaboration.
We empower teams.
Working at Turtle Rock Studios means being an integral, respected, valued member of an outstanding, overachieving team – it means being surrounded by colleagues who constantly push for quality and go above and beyond the already high expectations we hold ourselves accountable to.
There has never been a better time to be a member of Turtle Rock Studios. Not only have we recently achieved success in VR (multiple funded VR projects are currently in the works), but we’ve also signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal with one of the best publishers on Earth to make our next new AAA franchise.
We’re looking for smart, ambitious people who will execute in a fast-paced environment and inspire their fellow team members to bring their best every single day. If you love games and love contributing to them, join us!