3D Artist (Character Graphics)

ObEN
Pasadena, CA, USA
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Job Description:

ObEN is seeking a creative and talented 3D artists to create graphic art using modeled 3D characters The ideal candidate has solid experience working with manipulating facial and body rigs to pose characters and create expressions, exceptional skills with illustration and photo-editing software to blend 3D characters into a variety of photographs and backgrounds, and strong communication skills to work with other rigging and modeling artists, as well as extensive knowledge about composition and lighting. The 3D Artist is responsible for delivery of expertly-crafted images for social media, covert art, posters, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an efficient content creation pipeline
  • Work closely with modeling and rigging artists and provide evaluation feedback on improvements to create the highest quality visual content for 3D characters
  • Work with clients and project managers to create concepts, acquire background and photo assets, and realize complex visual themes and emotions
  • Communicate effectively in cross-functional product development teams and present ideas and designs effectively both verbally and visually
  • Take ownership of  design quality and continually push to improve production quality
  • Work well under pressure and able to produce work in short timeframes, manage time and schedules efficiently while maintaining a high level of quality

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in 3D Computer Graphics,related degree, or relevant real-world experience
  • Minimum 4 years of working experience as a 3D artist with a thorough understanding of 3D fundamentals and creative/technical solutions
  • A strong portfolio showcasing innovative graphics creates for products, games and brands
  • Extensive knowledge and working experience with a number of applications including but not limited to Maya, Adobe Creative Suite, Redshift, Zbrush, and other applications used in graphic designing and photo editing
  • Eye for detail and excellent communication skills when working with rigging artists to iterate until a satisfactory animation result is achieved
  • Strong sense of anatomy and movement to create compelling and nature poses for characters
  • Lighting and composition, ability to blend realistic as well as cartoon like characters into real and drawn environments 
  • Knowledge and appreciation of photographic storytelling
  • Self-motivated, highly responsive and flexible
  • Team player with positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Working knowledge of rigging and animation a major plus
  • Experience with 2D art development a plus

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

Please submit your resume or artstation profile along with a portfolio of your work.  Email applications to lisa@oben.com

About the Company

ObEN is a full-stack AI company dedicated that creates virtual IP for applications across entertainment, livestreaming, e-commerce, and customer service. ObEN's avatars combine the most advanced voice and computer vision technology with easy to use content creation tools to provide opportunities for celebrities and companies to expand their global digital content market and create more new interactive experiences for fans and users.