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Brass Lion Entertainment

New York, New York - United States
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Senior Character Artist

Description

We are seeking?a?Senior?Character?Artist?to?join?our talented team, with team members based in New York City, Montréal (and some fully remote), working on our new action-RPG title.

The?right candidate for this position will?work?closely?with the Art and Design?leadership?to establish?an iconic, stylized look?for the next generation of consoles and PC.?You will?share our passion for thinking differently?about how games can look and?feel and?possess exceptional?ability to communicate?and demonstrate?new ideas.?You will?be?instrumental?in defining a?cohesive?visual?style?over?the entire project.? 

Responsibilities 

  • Build stylized characters that capture the look and spirit of an anime aesthetic.   
  • Follow existing concept art, and create new characters from scratch, matching the general art direction.? 
  • Work with engine and tools teams to brainstorm and demonstrate new ideas and solutions. 
  • Work with?Art Director and Art Production manager to create and?schedule assets for outsourcing when needed.? 
  • Participate in planning and critiquing of the project and collaborate on solutions to feedback.  
  • Stay up to date on current trends and techniques of asset authoring. 

Qualifications 

  • 3+ years of games industry experience. 
  • Have a love for experimenting with proportions and sizes in a heavily stylized environment.  
  • Expert knowledge of character art workflow with tools such as Maya, Zbrush, and Marvelous Designer 
  • Strong experience working in a game engine such as Unreal. 
  • Able to reliably communicate and produce content in a self-disciplined remote work environment.  
  • Authorized to work in either the US or Canada. 

Bonus Points 

  • Understanding?principles of animation and rigging a plus.? 
  • Experience making character systems a plus. 

Benefits 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Among Industry leaders in PTO and work life balance 
  • Flexible Work-From-Home options 
  • Comprehensive family health coverage