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Artist, Character

Warner Bros. Discovery

Salt Lake City, UT 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Avalanche is a Warner Bros. Games studio located in downtown Salt Lake City nestled against the backdrop of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. We've been in the video game business since 1995, creating interactive experiences for fans of the world's largest franchises. Join the team behind the blockbuster open world, action RPG Hogwarts Legacy as we create what's next!

Who We Are...

Avalanche is seeking a talented 3D Artist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a blend of technical skill and creative vision, capable of crafting detailed 3D assets for our dynamic game worlds. You'll work closely with the rest of the art team to develop characters and environments that are both visually stunning and effectively integrated within our game engines.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Create high-quality 3D models following project art and technical specifications.
• Collaborate with the art team to conceptualize and implement assets that fit within the game's world.
• Utilize software such as Maya, ZBrush, and Substance Painter to develop models and textures.
• Work with technical artists to ensure assets are optimized for performance without compromising artistic integrity.
• Assist in refining art pipelines and asset guidelines.
• Proactively seek feedback from peers and leads to elevate the quality of the art.
• Adapt to new tools and technologies to integrate assets into the game engine.
• Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and contribute to team objectives.

Qualifications:
• 2+ years of experience in 3D modeling and texturing, with a portfolio demonstrating a strong understanding of artistic fundamentals.
• Proficient in 3D software (e.g., Maya or 3ds Max), ZBrush, and texturing tools (e.g., Substance Painter or Photoshop).
• Familiarity with a game engine such as Unreal Engine 4/5.
• Knowledge of asset optimization challenges/techniques for real-time game engines.
• Strong sense of scale, form, weight, and volume in 3D space.
• Effective communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.
• A passion for games and a desire to contribute to the creative process of game development.

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx09p4-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.