3D Character Artist

Bluepoint Games
Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Bluepoint Games is looking for a 3D CHARACTER ARTIST to join our team on a full time basis. Help us create unique assets for AAA titles. We looking individuals with game development experience who possesses exceptional talent and a true passion for creating cutting edge character art.

Please note: This is not an entry-level position

Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality game ready character models 

  • Sculpt highly detailed geometry

  • Retopologize sculpted geometry to game ready models

  • Create high-quality texture maps for use in a PBR workflow

  • Transfer high-resolution model detail to game ready texture maps

  • Apply and modify PBR materials

  • Properly layout efficient and quality UVs

  • Maintain character functionality and animation ability throughout the model iteration process

  • Help develop and learn the latest art creation technologies

  • Collaborate with fellow artists, Team Leads, and our Engineering and Design departments to produce the highest quality characters

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Proven sculpting skills in ZBrush 

  • Knowledge of Maya modeling tools

  • Understanding of Substance Painter and Photoshop for texturing

  • Basic insight of game workflows and pipelines

  • A desire to learn new techniques and technologies

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 

  • Drawing/painting skills to help convey ideas

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the games industry with at least one shipped title

  • A portfolio reflecting high-quality game art

  • Ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

Preferences

  • Familiarity with  Allegorithmic Substance Designer

  • Basic understanding of character skeleton and skinning techniques

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “3D Character Artist” and your name and in the subject line.

If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.

About the Company

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?

Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.

Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.

For these reasons and many others - Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community - we proudly call Austin home. We're confident you'll love it here too!