3D Character Artist

Tuque Games
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Tuque games is looking for Character Artists who have a solid understanding of game development pipeline from high resolution sculpting to low-poly modeling and texturing. As a Character Artist you are someone who can work within an already established art direction, and can appreciate how your work relates to the vision and needs of the game.

As part of Tuque Games you’ll be joining an up and coming independent video game team. We are ambitious enough to position ourselves amongst the top independent gaming companies in the world. We are passionate game developers who are honest, humble, hard working, and are looking for someone who shares our values and desire to craft outstanding games.

Responsibilities:

  • Use Z-brush or other sculpting software to sculpt outstanding characters
  • Create low poly models for in-game purposes using Maya, Max or other tools
  • Create texture maps for use in-game
  • Undertake a wide variety of projects and challenges related to game characters that will vary in scope, art-style, fidelity, game engine and genre
  • Help the Art Director guide contractors/outsourcing, as required

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • Ability to build game meshes that can accurately reproduce the source material while being technically sound
  • At least one shipped title
  • You have knowledge in every aspect of character creation, from start to finished product
  • Strong understanding of surfacing, and the ability to create fantastic textures and authored materials
  • Appreciation of rigging and articulation, and how topology can influence deformation
  • Strong understanding of Y anatomy inside and out
  • Versatile Sculptor to create both hard surface and organic models
  • You keep abreast of all the latest technologies, workflow tips and tools
  • Autonomous
  • Open to receive and give constructive feedback
  • Ability to adapt style to suit the game’s art direction

How to Apply

Please visit our website here:

https://www.tuquegames.com/career

Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio – Only digital applications will be accepted
  • Link to your ArtStation

About the Company

Video game publisher and developer of games from the Livelock & Dungeons & Dragons universes.

Over here at Tuque Games we 💗 gaming. We play games that provide players with meaningful choices. We founded the studio back in 2012 with the goal of assembling an all-star crew of developers to make outstanding games. Our first title, Livelock, established a creative new IP as well as a solid foundation to grow the studio and the games we love to make.

We're making the kind of games we love to play - and it just so happens a lot of other gamers like to play them as well! Every day we strive to impress and delight players around the world and when we manage to make them smile, it's all worth it.