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Senior Character Artist

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009993 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FoxNext Date posted Dec. 03, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

FoxNext Games, an award winning world-class mobile game development studio, is in search of a Senior Character Artist to join our development team on MARVEL STRIKE FORCE.

Our ideal candidate is a strong creative contributor who has a keen eye for appealing characters, while consistently demonstrating exceptional modeling and texturing skills within a game production environment.    

Team

FoxNext Games Los Angeles is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games for mobile devices. Our studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences. Located just three miles from the Pacific Ocean in Playa Vista CA, you’ll be working with some of the best developers in the world from hit games and franchises including Command & Conquer, Battle for Middle-earth, Empires & Allies, and Diablo.

Day to Day

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of anatomy in all of the work you create
  • Create appealing character models that reflect the personalities of Marvel Characters
  • Collaborate with concept, tech art and animation team to create efficiencies and improvements to the character art pipeline.
  • Consistently strive to exceed the highest quality standards of the studio
  • Mentor, train and provide feedback to other character artists on the team as needed
  • Effectively manage the character art pipeline

Required Experience and Skills

  • 4+ years of creating game-ready character art in a video game production environment
  • Portfolio displaying exceptional texturing and digital sculpting skills on both organic and hard surface assets
  • Experience creating stylized characters, or transferable experience using PBR standards
  • Thorough understanding of the character art pipeline
  • Expert knowledge of Maya, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter and Photoshop
  • Art related college or university degree: BA or BFA
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an ability to identify, troubleshoot and provide solutions for issues as they relate to the character art pipeline
  • Superior communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

Desirable Experience and Skills:

  • Experience working on AAA game titles, or other transferable character asset creation
  • Experience with cloth, physics, and VFX systems
  • Strong skills in traditional sculpting, painting or drawing
  • Experience with mobile development, live F2P games in particular
  • Experience with character rigging and skinning
  • Credit on multiple shipped titles

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About FoxNext:

FoxNext is driving immersive, next generation entertainment experiences in the areas of augmented and virtual reality, mobile, console/PC games and location-based entertainment across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division consists of FoxNext Games, FoxNext VR Studio and FoxNext Destinations.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Aftershock LA Studios, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call FoxNext.

Aftershock LA Studios, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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