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Bluepoint Games has begun the exciting work of original development and seeks passionate, industry-leading talent to join our pursuit in crafting Game-of-the-Year quality titles. Our studio is renowned for critically acclaimed titles that exceeded what the world expected of us, from the remaster of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, to the remake of Shadow of the Colossus, and most recently the PS5 launch title Demon's Souls.
We are 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 or mid-level position.
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 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
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 5 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
The ideal candidate shall also have
Experience with Allegorithmic Substance Designer
Understanding of character skeleton and skinning techniques
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