Full Time Job

Character Artist

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 11-02-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with global EA Studios Game teams to achieve outstanding visuals, audio and technology. We are a highly engaged content creation team within EA Studios Worldwide, and we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, creatively motivated through collaboration, culture and craft.

Committed to supporting our games with the creation of amazing Content, the EA Create Characters team enriches players' experience with a cast of characters and variety of character accessories such full body outfits, hair and headgear.

The character artist is an important role in top-tier video game creation. In the context of our games, they create the cast of characters that populate the game universe. Our character artists are dynamic and efficient modelers with sculpting and texturing skills – able to create outstanding content with an imagination that is constantly in motion. We create amazing character models based on scan data, photo references or traditional 3d means.

Who You Are:
• Experienced with 3+ years of industry character creation production
• Expert in high-fidelity 3D modeling / sculpting techniques, along with high-poly to low-poly surface/detail baking.
• Expert-level in Maya, Z-Brush and Photoshop.
• Well-versed in physical materials and how to replicate them in CG.
• Knowledgeable of PBR texture / material workflows.
• Experience with your ability to author photo-realistic textures (Substance Painter / Designer experience is a plus).
• Experienced in working with content-driven game engines (e.g. Unreal, Frostbite, Unity).
• Visualize in three-dimensions and work from limited reference material / concept art
• Experienced in creating game resolution topology with considerations for deformation and rigging.
• Knowledgeable in the creation of cloth and clothing and how you should match the character style.
• Expert in high-fidelity 3D modeling / sculpting techniques, along with high-poly to low-poly surface/detail baking.
• Efficient in use of UV layout, and ability to edit for highest visual payoff.

Portfolio Requirements:
• Photo-real character modeling and texturing – hair, clothing, anatomy, and likeness. showing UV layout and all maps.
• Concept to model experience is a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5poz7-52-23-219-12-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.