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Get a job: Cloud Imperium Games is hiring a Principal Character Artist

Cloud Imperium Games is looking for an experienced Principal Character Artist with a passion for their craft to help fill a persistent universe with characters, costumes, armor suits and alien life forms.

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Principal Character Artist, Cloud Imperium Games

Location: Los Angeles, California

Cloud Imperium Games is looking for an experienced Principal Character Artist with a passion for their craft to help fill a persistent universe with characters, costumes, armor suits and alien life forms.

Position

  • Work alongside the Art Director, Lead Character Artist and Technical Director to maintain and push the high standards of modeling, texturing, PBR material creation to provide consistent and high-quality models
  • Creating highpoly and lowpoly models of characters following concept art or art direction for in-game and cinematic usage with nominal direction.
  • Creating efficient UV layouts that work well within the engine/platform constraints.
  • Photorealistic texturing of characters which include diffuse, normal map, specular, bump.
  • Working closely with Tech Art and other dependent departments throughout the character production process.
  • and such other duties and responsibilities assigned by Cloud Imperium Games reasonably consistent with employee’s skills and experience.

Requirements

  • At least 8 years’ experience in game development
  • Thorough knowledge of 3D Modeling software like Zbrush, Maya, 3DS Max.
  • Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, Substance Painter and next-gen texturing techniques
  • An eye for detail while maintaining efficient model making
  • Experience with PBR based shaders
  • Excellent sense of form
  • Passion for pushing the state of the art in asset fidelity and production techniques
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • International travel may be required as part of the role

Pluses:

  • Experience with CryENGINE/Lumberyard
  • An avid gamer
  • A love of Sci-Fi

Interested? Apply now.

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