Senior 3D Character Artist

Bluepoint Games
Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Bluepoint Games is looking for a SENIOR 3D CHARACTER ARTIST to join our team on a full-time basis. Help us create unique assets for AAA titles developed for current-generation home video game consoles. We are preferably looking for an individual with senior-level experience, but open to mid-level experience with 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 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 cutting edge material techniques
  • Layout efficient and quality UVs
  • Maintain character functionality and animation ability throughout the model iteration process
  • Develop and learn the latest art creation technologies
  • Collaborate with fellow artists, Team Leads, and our Engineering and Design teams to produce the highest quality characters

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Expert level sculpting skills in ZBrush
  • Strong knowledge of Maya modeling tools
  • Expertise of Substance Painter and Photoshop for texturing
  • Full understanding of game workflows and pipelines
  • Desire to learn new techniques and technologies
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Drawing/painting skills to convey ideas
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in the game development industry with at least one shipped title (excluding academic projects)
  • A portfolio reflecting high-quality game art
  • Ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

Preferences

  • Experience with Allegorithmic Substance Designer
  • 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 “SENIOR 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!