Advanced Character Artist

Art · Bellevue, Washington
Department Art
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We make multiplayer, and we’re looking for a supremely talented Advanced Character Artist to help us create visually outstanding experiences for players!

 

You have a proven track record of creating industry-leading character art and are comfortable playing an instrumental role in a fast-paced development team, setting standards through craft and collaboration.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Create industry-leading character, prop and weapon assets (models, textures, materials, etc).
  • Identify emerging trends/tech to improve pipeline and process across the character department.
  • Collaborate proactively with neighboring departments (gameplay, concept, animation, etc.) to ensure finalized asset’s form, function and technical requirements are met.
  • Effectively implement feedback from the Lead and Art Director while advancing the established art style.
  • Manage a limited number of outsourced assets while prioritizing work within your schedule.
  • Mentor junior artists and work with the Lead to grow the team.

 

Essential Qualifications

 

  • 10+ years relevant work experience related to video game production.
  • Exceptional understanding of foundational art theory (silhouette, shape, color, value, form, light).
  • Expert skills in Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop (or equivalent software).
  • 3+ shipped titles for PC or Console.


Desired Qualifications

 

  • 2+ years Unreal Engine 4 experience.
  • 2+ years Substance Designer experience.
  • Deep knowledge of varied art disciplines (e.g. animation, illustration, graphic design, etc.).
  • Experience with GaaS (Live Service games).
  • Knowledge of the multiplayer games landscape.

 

COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’re currently operating under a work-from-home model and even so, we're still interviewing and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start as a remote position which will transition to a more standard office position when it's perfectly safe to do so, based on science and best health practices. We understand people's circumstances may vary and will work with you to explore the best possible solutions for your individual needs during the pandemic. 

 

About Final Strike Games

Final Strike Games is a multiplayer focused game studio founded by industry veterans. FSG is currently developing for PC and Console. 

 

Final Strike Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please let us know.

 

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  • Location
    Bellevue, Washington
  • Department
    Art
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced