Character Artist

CHARACTER ARTIST Assen A team of all trades. Although Team6 has been in the gaming industry for over 18 years, we still consider ourselves being a young and dynamic company. Developing games for all kinds of platforms, from top 10-mobile games to a great diversity of games for all the latest consoles keeps us creative and always aiming for the skies. We are looking for a Character Artist to join our team! As a Character Artist you will be the one responsible for modeling and texturing the characters for our games. You will work closely with our Art, Programming and Animation department to ensure that all characters meet both art direction and technical requirements. Are you a strong communicator, do you have the creative and technical skills and are you up for a new challenge? We’re looking forward to hearing from you! REQUIRED SKILLS:  A degree in Fine arts, Game Art or equivalent education/experience  1+ years of experience as a Character Artist within the game industry  A portfolio which demonstrates you’re able to create high quality character art for games  A portfolio which demonstrates a solid understanding of advanced 3D modeling, UV mapping and creating textures  Strong understanding of form, shape language and color  Experience with 3D software, preferably Blender, Maya or Zbrush  Understanding of the needs of animation for proper geometry  Experience with texturing in Substance Painter or Photoshop  Experience with working in game engines preferably UE4  A strong understanding of the game development workflows and how they relate to character asset implementation into game engines  Understanding of how to optimize character art for game projects concerning console development (Switch, Xbox one, PS4) and/or mobile platforms (Android & iOS) and PC  Strong understanding of human body and facial anatomy and how this translates to game assets and topology  Organized, pro active and self motivated  Able to combine your creativity with feedback from Art direction, Producers, co- workers and clients to create the best possible content  Excellent all-round communication skills  Strong English communication skills in both verbal and written capacity DESIRED SKILLS:  Experience with rigging bodies and faces on biped characters  A portfolio which demonstrates the ability to work with different art styles  Experience with texturing in Substance Designer  Understanding of shading and materials in UE4 or Unity3D  You’re a quick learner when it comes to new character art creation techniques and how to apply these techniques  Experience with different development methodologies, experience with Agile and Waterfall methodology is a plus TEAM6 AS A COMPANY: Our name resembles our core beliefs, the best games are not made by individuals but by teams that have passion for games. Learning and inspiring each other is what we excel at. We put a lot of time in building a culture where our Team6-ers can thrive and enjoy a great atmosphere to, not only work in, but share their passion for creating games with their fellow Team6 members. We truly believe that it’s essential to share your passion and knowledge amongst like-minded people to create the best possible games. That’s why we are known for our informal and flexible family-like work culture, while maintaining a professional attitude. You can say we aim for the best of both worlds. If that didn’t convince you yet, we can also offer you:  A diverse workforce with different nationalities and cultures  Full-time job with room for personal growth (hours are negotiable)  Employee benefits including traveling compensation and pensions  The opportunity to have a direct impact on the actual developed games, we’d love to hear your input and vision!  A beautiful office location nearby the station surrounded by various pubs, restaurants and nearby the forest. Located in the same building as the cinema, library and theatre LOCATION: We strongly prefer candidates that live nearby the studio in Assen, the Netherlands, or are willing to relocate to a place nearby our studio. For this position we only consider candidates that have a nationality from one of the countries that are part of the European Economic Area (EEA countries) or are already in possession of a permanent work permit which allows to work freely in the Netherlands (in this case the work permit will state “arbeid vrij toegestaan”). If you share our ideology, want to become a great addition to our family and enrich us with your awesome talents, then we would love for you to reach out to us! Please send your application (including resume and portfolio) to Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!
Team6 Game Studios is looking to hire a Character Artist at their Assen, the Netherlands location. Job contains the tags ZBrush, Maya, Rigging, Blender, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Unreal, Character and Art.
Job discovered on 5/14/2020

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