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Character Artist (Associate to Senior) - Unannounced Survival Game

Company: Blizzard Entertainment
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Team Name:Unannounced ProjectJob Title:Character Artist (Associate to Senior) - Unannounced Survival GameRequisition ID:R013516Job Description:Character Artist (Associate to Senior) - Unannounced Survival GameWe Want YouA new world and a new journey await you. It is a world different from any other Blizzard has created.If you're a passionate game developer, and, well, a good human being, then we'd love to talk to you. We have a new AAA survival game in the works, set in a new IP for PC/Console. It's going to be amazing, and we'd love to bring you along for the ride. Together, we'll build something big, bold, and beautiful.As a Character Artist, your goal is to bring all forms of 3D characters and creatures to life, and to push our project's visual fidelity to the right level. Obviously, you understand that character work does not end in ZBrush, and that texturing, modeling, and optimizing are just as important as your mad sculpting skillz. Ultimately, you'll be creating inspiring art for incredible gameplay. Art plus fun! That's an exciting combo if you ask us!We believe our team is good. Really good. Granted, we're obviously biased. But we also believe there are lots of developers out there who can make us even better. You could be one of those people. If you're looking for a team where inclusion, thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration are all seen as critically important, we believe our team could be a phenomenal fit for you. Join us and help craft our future!You can learn a bit more about this upcoming Unannounced Survival Game in our news release here!COVID-19 Hiring Update:We've transitioned to a work-from-home model, and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.You're good at:Crafting characters and creatures for video games!Creating both high resolution 3D sculpts and final low polygon and textured game assets for highly creative characters and creatures.Combining traditional hand-crafted art techniques with next gen PBR materials to create a unique visual style for characters and creatures.Partnering with other artists, designers, and tech artists to collaborate on creative solutions to solve complex character pipeline problems and bringing assets to life.Understanding everything about sculpting the form, shape, structure, and silhouette for human and creature anatomy and you know how to stylize them as needed too.Understanding what good looks like. You have a great eye for light, shading, color, and detail in creating texture mapsSolving problems, and you happily adjust to various needs for prototyping early in the development processExtra awesome points for:Having professional experience as a character artist in the games industry, working on AAA games on major platforms.Hands-on knowledge of multiple asset creation pipelines and tools.Playing a lot of video games and watching movies, and for always dissecting them and thinking about how to take them to the next level.Also having skills and experience in related fields, like illustration, concept art, sculpting, animation etc.You'll need to provide us with:Your ResumeYour Portfolio - Only digital applications will be accepted such as a website, blog, or online album. Physical media will not be accepted.An art test might be requiredBlizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work/life balance. We've worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything, and our core values are real.We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Come help us bring the world together through epic entertainment!

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