Valve Recruiting Character Art Director
Character Art Director
Category: Art Director
Location: Bellevue (United States)
Start Date: immediately
Responsible for the design, creation and art direction of computer generated models, graphic illustration and production designs. Design graphic and artistic content for desired effects including character models, background sets, objects, textures, destruction, user interface art, game scenarios, and environments using 3D graphics and modeling programs. Incorporate advanced computer graphic techniques (including sculpting, rigging and illustrating) as well as blocking, staging and storytelling focused around concepts, prototypes, textures, props, vehicles, architecture, characters, and other artwork using Mudbox, Zbrush, Photoshop, Maya, Marvelous Designer, 3D Studio Max, XNormal, 3D Coat and other internally developed computer graphic tools.
Bachelor’s degree* in Graphic Design, Game Art and Animation, or a directly related field or the foreign degree equivalent, and 2 years of professional experience in the developing 3D animated art for use in multi-media games and video, including:
Experience using 2D Graphics and 3D modeling tools such as Mudbox, Zbrush, Maya, 3DStudio Max, 3D Coat, or other internally developed computer art and animation tools and 2D illustration tools, including Photoshop and illustrator;
Experience creating hand-painted textures and pixel-art assets;
Experience designing and creating digital characters, creatures, and props for games;
Experience sculpting and illustrating human and animal anatomy;
Experience producing art for publicly distributed media; and
Experience creating assets for one of the following 3D game engines: Source, Unreal, Unity, and CryEngine.
*The employer will accept 2 years of experience as a 3D Graphic Artist or related occupation in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. Experience may be gained concurrently. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable.
Position at Valve Corporation located in Bellevue, Washington.
Apply here:- http://www.valvesoftware.com/jobs/job_postings.html#Character+Art+Director
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