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Firaxis Games Recruiting Senior Character Modeler, Concept Artist, Senior Visual Effects Artist

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Senior Character Modeler

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 883

DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior Character Modeler to work with one of our upcoming project teams. As a Senior Character Modeler, you will be working closely with the 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 the highest 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.
• Help establish pipelines for creating real time 3D assets.
• Consistently set a high bar for the modeling team for quality and pace.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A minimum of 4 years’ experience in game development modeling and texturing characters using ZBrush, 3DS Max and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs).
• At least two shipped products as a modeler.
• A solid understanding of form, color and lighting.
• Excellent organic and hard surfaced modeling skills with an exceptional understanding of form and silhouette.
• Solid texturing and painting skills (an understanding of physically based materials is a plus).
• Outstanding problem solving abilities and the ability to develop or optimize new or existing pipelines.
• Experience with character customization systems is a plus.
• Strong creature creation experience or focus is a plus.
• Unreal Engine experience is a plus.
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude and a great team-player.
• Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written.
• Ability to mentor others in the department.
• A passion for making games.
• Must have current U.S. work authorization.

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=883
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Concept Artist

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 865

DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Concept Artist to work with one of our upcoming project teams. As a Concept Artist, you will be working closely with the Project Art Director to establish the visual look and feel of the project. The ideal candidate must have the ability to imagine, visualize, and render both their own ideas and those of their coworkers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist Art Director and team with establishing the visual style for production art
• Work with the Art Director to maintain consistent artistic style.
• Create 2D callouts and other production designs for assets.
• Actively participate in artistic and technical problem solving.
• Be able to identify inefficiencies in the concept-to-production process and help formulate resolutions.
• Produce a wide range of highly creative character, creature, hard surfaced and environment concept art.
• Communicate clearly with designers, artists, and programmers.
• Produce assets on schedule, meeting or exceeding team quality metrics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 4-5 years of game industry/film experience.
• Excellent rendering and design skills with a demonstrated ability to adapt to established styles.
• Understanding of fundamental illustration skills including composition, perspective, anatomy, draftsmanship, and color theory.
• Digital illustration skills with an advanced understanding of Photoshop using a Cintiq or Wacom tablet.
• Understanding of form, composition, and distribution and purpose of detail.
• Self-managing — organized with good time management. Must be able to identify and meet goals.
• Portfolio must demonstrate your versatility.
• Basic knowledge of 3D software as it pertains to the concept process is a plus.
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude 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://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=865
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Senior Visual Effects Artist

Location: Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
Job Code: 862

DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior Visual Effects Artist to help take the team that brought you Civilization V to the next level. As a Senior Visual Effects Artist, you will work closely with the Project Art Director to create high quality assets that enhance the player’s experience and bring life and spectacle into the game world. The ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of particle systems, modeling and texturing skills, as well as an excellent working knowledge of tools and skills listed below.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• You will be expected to create the highest quality visual effects, both in appearance and performance, while adhering to the project’s artistic vision.
• Collaborate closely with the engineering, design, and art teams to create beautiful and believable effects that offer creative solutions to design challenges, add life to the game world, and create wow moments for the player.
• Help establish pipelines for efficient creation and implementation of all visual effects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development as a visual effects artist.
• At least 2 shipped products as a visual effects artist.
• A solid understanding of form, color, and lighting.
• Solid painting and texturing skills.
• Outstanding problem solving abilities and capable of developing or optimizing new or existing pipelines.
• Professional Unreal 3 or similar engine experience is a bonus.
• Familiarity with Fork Particle system 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 US work authorization

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=41&rid=862
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