Senior Character Artist – The Cycle: Frontier (f/m/d)

  • Vollzeit
  • Berlin

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YAGER makes computer games and is based in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1999 by 5 enthusiastic gamers, we combine long-term experience with a resilient and innovative spirit.

We are passionate about creating online action games with rich worlds, focused on social emergent gameplay. Our mission is to give players unique moments they can’t wait to tell their friends about.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Senior Character Artist at YAGER, you will be collaborating closely with the dedicated Concept Artist under the supervision of the Art Director and the Lead Artist. You will be responsible for taking the concept art through the stages of development, from sculpting the high resolution to game-ready models, textures and materials for The Cycle: Frontier.

YOUR MISSION

  • Sculpt and model characters according to the style and art direction of the project
  • Create low polygon models and UV according to the project’s requirements
  • Take responsibility and oversee that characters are correctly integrated into the game-engine and displayed as expected in terms of quality and functionality
  • Be ready to iterate fast according to the Lead’s or Director’s feedback
  • Understand project limitations, milestones and risks
  • Maintain quality consistency while meeting deadlines
  • Search for constant improvement on a technical and artistic level
  • Good communication and collaboration across multiple disciplines from Concept Art, Rigging and Animation
  • Document character production methodologies


YOUR SKILL TREE

  • 5+ years experience in a game development environment
  • Strong knowledge of one of the industries standard 3d packages (Maya, Max, Modo)
  • Ability to create great High-polygon sculpts in ZBrush
  • Create efficient Low-polygon models for deformable characters, good eye for topology
  • Strong texturing skills in Substance
  • Painter/Photoshop including efficient UV layouts
  • Understanding of human and animal/creature anatomy
  • Ability for Rigging and Skinning in Maya is a plus
  • Ability to take and apply direction and work well in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Passionate about videogames
  • Portfolio should show:Highpoly and lowpoly models
  • Texture maps for PBR workflows
  • Examples of stylized charecter art
  • Desired skills (nice to have experience):Unreal Engine 4
  • Working with customization systems
  • Classical art skill


READY FOR THE QUEST?

We support you all the way

  • Get settled. We offer relocation packages and budgets, provide temporary accommodation, administrative support and more.
  • We care about your work-life-balance with competitive vacation days and core working hours
  • Green travel at a discount. We offer a Company Ticket for the public transportation system in Berlin (BVG)
  • We´re dog friendly! Bring your best buddy to the office and make new friends.

We are passionate about growth

  • Join a diverse & creative team! Over 28 nationalities come together to create thrilling gaming experiences.
  • We´re dedicated to see you grow. Receive feedback, internal trainings, workshops and Lunch & Learns and more!

We care about your well-being

  • (Mental) health matters. We work with various partners to provide you and your loved ones with support for mental & physical health, coaching and counselling and more!
  • Stay fit! We offer a gym membership for FitX gyms around Berlin. The best thing about it? There´s one just a ten-minute walk from the office!
  • Yum! Our equipped kitchen is stocked with beverages and fresh fruits and we hold regular team events

Ps: An Art test can be requested based on the candidate´s profile.


OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

At YAGER we believe that the best gameplay stories are those shaped by other players. We know together is better and we celebrate the uniqueness and strength found in diversity. We know that an aligned and diverse team will outperform the sum of its parts.

We are committed to creating a safe working environment where a diverse mix of talented people come together to make great games for everyone and to increase diversity and inclusion in the game development industry.

Every hero has a backstory, and we welcome you to share yours with us, and become part of an inclusive team working on creating exhilarating and engaging socially emergent action games.

Um dich für diesen Job zu bewerben, besuche bitte yager.jobs.personio.de.