3D Generalist

ArtAustin

position overview

Boss Fight Entertainment is looking for an exceptionally skilled, multi-dimensional 3D Generalist to join our Art team.  Our ideal candidate has a primary strength in one 3D competency, but can thrive covering multiple competencies.

Required skills:

3D Character Modeling

  • Expertise in Photoshop, Max, and Zbrush (or equivalent 2D and 3D programs)
  • Possesses a visual and technical understanding of 3D modeling & texturing of high poly  and low poly characters
  • Exhibits a solid grasp of form, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets
  • Demonstrated ability to create convincingg organic and hard surface models
  • Have a clear understanding of multipass texture creation as well as techniques that utilize fewer maps and rely more on traditional hand painting

The ideal candidate also has some of these skills:

Technical Animation

  • Develop and maintain high quality rigs for props, vehicles, and character assets
  • Able to animate humanoid and non-humanoid characters and creatures, both realistic and cartoony
  • Solid grasp of the principles of body movement, anticipation, overshoot, follow-through, squash and stretch, forward and inverse kinematics, and other facets of both 2D and 3D animation
  • Have a thorough understanding of painting weights and the skinning process
  • Experience in either 3DS Max or Maya is preferred
  • Familiarity with Maya scripting including Mel scripts, Python, PyMel and/or the Maya API
  • Familiarity with Unity and C# scripting
  • Ability to assist with the design of efficient production pipelines and writing tools to streamline the rigging and animation process

VFX Art

  • Experience creating brilliant, eye catching real-time VFX using Photoshop, Maya/Max, and in-game VFX systems
  • Strong grasp of visual design principles used to create stylized, compelling VFX
  • Able to paint VFX textures from scratch and match an established style
  • High degree of proficiency with 3D graphics, particle systems, physics, ribbons, shaders, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of rendering engines

Personal skills:

  • Works well in a collaborative environment
  • Able to take direction and feedback from project Leads and Directors
  • Communicates effectively with a wide variety of personalities and functions, both written and verbal
  • Maintains solid work ethic and a positive attitude in a deadline focused environment
  • Self-motivated and driven to create top quality AAA art
  • Experience working with outsource houses

Required experience and traits:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a mid to high level 3D artist (animating, rigging etc.)
  • Familiarity with Dungeon Boss strongly recommended
  • A balanced mix of visual aesthetic and tech-art/programming skills
  • A passion for playing and making games

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