3D Character Artist

Culver City, CA

Survios, the world’s top VR developer, is looking for an exceptionally skilled and highly motivated 3D Character Artist to help visualize the future of virtual reality on a variety of unannounced titles.

The ideal candidate enjoys putting their skills and knowledge to use in a variety of styles. Your broader experience in game development and the character pipeline will help you work collaboratively with designers, concept artists, technical artists and animators to create an immersive and epic game experience.

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in- hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Create both high resolution 3D sculpts and low polygon game assets
  • Texturing and authoring next-gen materials for use in game engine
  • Collaborate with concept team to execute top quality character designs
  • Iterate on game assets with production artists via prototyping and group critiques

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development as an artist specializing in character / organic modeling using Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox.
  • Exceptional understanding of next generation asset creation pipelines and tools
  • Demonstrated proficiency in traditional hard-surface poly modeling techniques
  • An exceptional understanding of anatomy, form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling
  • Experience with the production of optimized, game-ready 3D models using Maya
  • Strong understanding of the Unreal Engine 4 material and shader system.
  • Extremely flexible and adaptable to new tools, environments, and unexpected challenges.
  • Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating texture maps
  • Self-motivation, superior communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers
  • Passion for VR games

Pluses:

  • Experience in creating characters for FPS and/or VR games
  • Skill in one or more related disciplines – illustration, animation, visual effects, or technical art
  • Experience with Allegorithmic Substance Painter

Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/reel (or link to a portfolio/reel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered.

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