Full Time Job

Character Artist


Los Angeles, CA 11-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Character Artist (Star Wars Team)

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

You can learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.

We're looking for a highly skilled Character Artist to join our Star Wars team. As a Character Artist on our team, you will bring everything from humans, creatures, friendly NPCs, enemies and cinematic story characters to life.Our ideal candidate for this position is highly experienced in 3D character art game development workflows, has a masterful grasp of organic subject matter, and can nail realistic, high quality models and textures for everything from compelling human faces to creatures, costumes, and gear. We are picturing someone who is passionate about bringing heroes and villains to life through their 3D artistry, who can embrace our game development philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players.

What you'll do...
• Create highly detailed and believable 3D character models and textures for use in-game.
• Own the 3d creation of characters working in close cross-functional partnership with other departments such as Concept, Art Direction, Design, Animation, Tech Anim, and Narrative.
• Use exceptional modeling and texturing ability to create living, breathing characters with personality.
• Assist in creation of character and costume concepts.
• Own character models from concept, execution, and the final stages of polish/bug fixing.
• Follow the direction of art leads. Collaborate with other departments such as animation and game design to make sure artwork fits within vision for gameplay and final execution.
• Participate in research and development.
• Assist with setting department standards and guiding process enhancements for the Character Art pipeline.
• Follow schedule and deliver assets on time.

Ideally, you also will have...
• 3+ years' experience as a 3D Character Artist.
• Mastery of relevant software packages such as Maya, Photoshop, Substance, and Zbrush.
• Strong understanding of scale, proportion, and surface properties.
• Experience working within a game engine and implementing 3D work into engine.
• Strong understanding of human anatomy
• Some hard surface skills
• Passion for making and playing games.
• Shipped AAA game(s) a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjv792-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.