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Firaxis Games Recruiting Environment Artist, Writer/Narrative Designer, Character Modeler & Animator

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Environment Artist

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 1567

DESCRIPTION

Summary:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Environment Artist to join one of our AAA teams. As an Environment Artist, you will create high quality assets that match the look and feel of the game world. The ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of modeling and texturing both organic and hard surfaced assets, as well as an excellent working knowledge of the tools and skills listed below.

Responsibilities:

You will be expected to create the highest quality textured hard surface and organic 3D art that adhere to the project’s vision while working with a team of environment artists in accomplishing the same
Collaborate closely with the engineering and art teams to create beautiful and believable worlds without sacrificing performance, readability and game play

Qualifications:

Thorough knowledge of modeling and texturing environments using ZBrush, 3DS Max and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
A solid understanding of form, silhouette, color and lighting
Excellent organic and hard surfaced modeling skills
Solid texturing and painting skills (an understanding of physically based materials is a plus)
Professional Unreal 3+ or similar engine experience is a plus
Self-motivated, good communicator and a great team-player
Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written
A passion for making games
Must have current U.S. work authorization

Apply here:- https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=1567
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Writer/Narrative Designer

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 1569

DESCRIPTION

Summary:

Firaxis Games is looking for a writer/narrative designer. We’re looking for someone with current game development and game writing experience. The ideal candidate is creative, highly articulate, and capable of collaborating with designers to generate original ideas for characters, content, and narrative that fuels the imagination. They must have a strong understanding of story and drama expressed through the video game medium and be capable of contributing in multiple genres.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

Creative and narrative development for game story, characters, and various game systems
Writing character dialog, flavor text, and supporting various game systems’ narrative needs
Editing the writing of others for stylistic consistency, historical, and technical accuracy

Requirements:

2+ years as a Writer, Narrative Designer, or other position with commensurate duties for at least one shipped AAA game
The ability to adapt tone and style to different genres/game-environments.
Experience working within the restrictions of video game localization processes.
The ability to write and edit within game development tools/software.

Apply here:- https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=1569
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Character Modeler

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 1566

DESCRIPTION

Summary:

Firaxis Games is looking for a skilled 3D Character Modeler to work with one of our AAA project teams. As a Character Modeler, you will be working closely with the Lead Character Artist and Project Art Director to create high quality characters that match the look and feel of the game. The ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of modeling and texturing both organic and hard surfaced assets, as well as an excellent working knowledge of the tools and skills listed below.

Responsibilities:

You will be expected to create high quality 3D models, both hard surface and organic, that adhere to the project’s vision
Collaborate closely with the engineering and art teams to create beautiful and believable assets without sacrificing performance, readability and game play

Qualifications:

2+ years’ experience in game development modeling and texturing characters using ZBrush, 3DS Max and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
A solid understanding of form, silhouette, color and lighting
Excellent organic and hard surfaced modeling skills
Solid texturing and painting skills (an understanding of physically based materials is a plus)
Solid problem solving abilities
Self-motivated with a positive attitude and a great team-player
Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written
A passion for making games
Experience with character customization systems is a plus
Creature creation experience or focus is a plus
Unreal Engine experience is a plus
Must have current U.S. work authorization

Apply here:- https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=1566
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Animator

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 1565

DESCRIPTION

Summary:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Animator to help take the team that brought you XCOM to the next level. As an Animator, you will be working closely with the Lead Animator and Project Art Director to create visually compelling animations for gameplay and cinematics. The ideal candidate must demonstrate and articulate a clear knowledge of the principles of animation.

Responsibilities:

Create gameplay animation that matches the visual style of the game
Participate in weekly Animation Critiques and give and receive constructive feedback from the rest of the team
Implement animation assets into game engine and iterate as appropriate
Able to collaborate with other animators and programmers to establish, test and refine the animation pipeline

Qualifications:

2+ years game experience in animation using MAYA or similar animation program
A solid understanding of the principles of animation
Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written
A passion for animation, film and making games
Must have current U.S. work authorization
Pluses (not required, but a definite bonus):

Figure drawing skills and an understanding of human anatomy
A solid knowledge and understanding of cinematography
Unreal Engine experience

Apply here:- https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=1565
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